Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 19, 1994 - Cooking - 416 pages
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Winner of the 1995 James Beard Award for Best Vegetarian Cookbook
Although many people think that cooking without meat means spending more time in the kitchen, the cooks at the world-renowned Moosewood Restaurant know this isn't so. Busy balancing home, work, and other commitments, they've been cooking for family and friends every day of the week for over twenty years. Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home is the result of that experience -- over 150 carefully honed and tested recipes calling for the best ingredients, accompanied by time-saving tips and planning suggestions, add up to a delicious whole-foods cuisine that is versatile and healthful and can be prepared with a minimum of effort.
This book contains dishes full of exciting flavors, sure to please every taste, from savory soups to substantial main-dish salads, from hearty stews to palate-teasing "small dishes." Sauces, salsas and dressings, and a collection of almost-instant desserts turn the simplest meal into an occasion.
Chapters on techniques and menu planning, lists of recipes for special needs, including nondairy and vegan fare and kid-pleasing food, as well as an in-depth guide to stocking the meatless pantry (including a list of recommended convenience foods), make Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home the essential companion to everyday cooking.

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Excellent selection of recipes that work. - Goodreads
Great meals that are healthy and easy. - Goodreads
Love it! Can't wait to try some of the recipes! - Goodreads
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The recipes are consistently tasty. - Goodreads
... great, healthy and pretty simple recipes! - Goodreads

Review: Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home: Fast and Easy Recipes for Any Day

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

This cookbook, more than any other I've been working with, has taught me how not just the mechanics of how to cook, but what it means to feed myself well to have a household, to take responsibility ... Read full review

Review: Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home: Fast and Easy Recipes for Any Day

User Review  - Julia Murtha - Goodreads

Great book. Simple, user-friendly guide to gardening to keep your kitchen stocked for at least three seasons in Minneasota. The book is well organized like the other Moosewood books. You won't be disappointed. I borrowed this from the library and I am likely to buy it. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Moosewood Restaurant is run by a collective of eighteen people who rotate the jobs that make the restaurant work. The Collective is also the author of Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant.

Moosewood Restaurant contributes 1 percent of its profits from the sale of this book to AIDS Work of Tompkins County (New York), which provides HIV advocacy, information, and support.

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