A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Suppers for Family and Friends

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Houghton Mifflin, 2004 - Cooking - 468 pages
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Simple, seasonal, real-time vegetarian recipes for everyday and every occasion.


As a busy husband, father of two young children, and full-time writer, Jack Bishop demands a lot from the meals that make it into his family's repertoire. In A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen, he guides you through the seasons with 248 of his favorite everyday recipes, which deliciously embody his philosophy of "shop locally, cook globally, and keep things easy." Cooking with seasonal produce, he says, is the best way to bring a welcome variety to the table. In spring, dinner might be Stir-Fried Rice Noodles with Asparagus and Eggs. Summer brings Savory Corn Griddle Cakes and Fresh Tomato Pizza with Avocado. For fall, Root Vegetable Tarts with Rosemary and Orecchiette with Spicy Broccoli are on the menu. And in winter, when most farmers' markets are a distant memory, Pan-Glazed Tofu with Thai Red Curry Sauce and Caribbean Black Beans with Sautéed Plantains await. With ten years of experience working with Cook's Illustrated, he's also able to provide expert guidance on how to choose a good vegetable broth, select the right potatoes for mashing, and more tips tailored just for vegetarian cooks.

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Review: A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends

User Review  - Loraine - Goodreads

I think I am going to have to buy this cookbook, rather than rely on my friendly library. I have already made several of the most excellent tofu recipes and am most pleased with the results. I like ... Read full review

Review: A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends

User Review  - Nicole Kapise-Perkins - Goodreads

I'm working on copying out the 37 recipes that look so tastie I can't live without them. Otherwise, not a keeper for me. But some of the food sounds GREAT!! Read full review

About the author (2004)

JACK BISHOP is the executive editor of Cook’s Illustrated and a principal cast member of the PBS television show America’s Test Kitchen. He is the author of The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook and Vegetables Every Day. He edited American Classics and Italian Classics, which won IACP Awards in 2002.

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