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Subject: Vegetarian Cookbook?
Date Posted: 10/26/2008 9:41 AM ET
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Hi All

I am looking for suggestion on a great Vegetarian Cookbook.  I want to start eating a veggie meal more often during the week.

Any favorites?  Or favorite receipes?  Or favorite websites?

I know friends used to rave about the Moosewood cookbooks years ago - have they stood the test of time?

thanks in advance for any comments and suggestions!
maura

Date Posted: 10/26/2008 2:09 PM ET
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One of my favorites, that helped me lead a healthier lifestyle was, How to Eat More and Weigh Less by Dean Ornish. the recipes are very simple. A great book to use if you are trying to make a conversion to a vegetarian diet.
L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 10/27/2008 4:01 AM ET
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The Vegetarian Times Cookbooks are excellent, and Ginny Callan's Horn of the Moon Cookbook is glorious!  There is a walnut pie in there that is to *die* for!

Date Posted: 10/27/2008 5:55 PM ET
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thanks for the suggestions Deb and L - i'll check them out!

Date Posted: 10/29/2008 1:21 PM ET
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The Moosewood series is great, too. And if you look back through this topic, there have been more results to the same  question, a while back.

Date Posted: 11/1/2008 7:51 AM ET
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Laurel's Kitchen

Vegetariana by Nava Atlas

Those are my 2 favorites.

Date Posted: 11/6/2008 1:11 AM ET
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I agree with Celina about Vegetariana...or anything by Nava Atlas. The reason I like her books so much is because she's so creative. Her recipes are not just meatless versions of dishes which commonly feature flesh prominently.

Another in my list of favorites: anything from Canyon Ranch Spa. Not just high in flavor, but really pretty food!

And yes, Moosewood & all its sequels are wonderful. They will always be classics.

Other great vegetarian resources:

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison

Anything by Madhur Jaffrey (mostly Indian cuisine)

Lorna Sass' Short-Cut Vegetarian: Great Taste in No Time

I have a little cookbook shop, so if you need help finding anything, feel free to contact me.

 

Mimi