Simple Food For the Good Life Author:Helen Nearing "If the human race would but listen to the voices of reason it would recognize that chefs are as superfluous as soldiers." EPISTLE TO LUCILILIS, 62 AD — "It has been said that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who are good cooks and those who wish they were good cooks. I hold that there is a third category: those who are not good ... more »cooks and who couldn't care less." HELEN NEARING
SIMPLE FOOD FOR THE GOOD LIFE is a marvelous collection of quips, quotes and one-of-a-kind recipes meant to amuse and intrigue all those who find themselves in the kitchen, willingly or otherwise. Recipes such as Horse Chow, Scott's Emulsion, Crusty Carrot Croakers, Raw Beet Borscht, Creamy Blueberry Soup and Super Salad for a Crowd are sure to improve the disposition as well as the appetite of any guest.
This is a rare book whose philosophy and recipes are peppered with delightful quotes culled from cookery lore, both old and new. More than a collection of recipes, SIMPLE FOOD FOR THE GOOD LIFE encompasses a day-to-day lifestyle that has evolved over the years through careful thought and diligent application.
"SIMPLE FOOD FOR THE GOOD LIFE makes for good cooking, good reading and lively discussion. Cooks will like the time-saving hints, hungry people will love the recipes, and readers will have hours of fun sifting through the quotes and anecdotes." -VEGETARIAN TIMES
"This is far more than a mere cookbook. It belongs to the category of classics, destined to be remembered through the ages." -HEALTH SCIENCE
Helen and Scott Nearing left city life to move first to Vermont, and then to their farm in Harborside, Maine, nearly fifty years ago. Their food and living philosophies have provided the guidelines for many seeking a simpler way of life.