The Vegetarian Epicure, Volume 1

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Vintage Books, 1972 - Cooking - 305 pages
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A friendly informal tone and some splendid recipes have made this a perennial bestseller. For all who love the fruits of the earth and the art of cooking. A classic with almost a million copies sold to date.

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One of my first cookbooks as a newlywed in the 1970s, which set us off on a seven year vegetarian odyssey. Keep in mind this was pre-cookbooks with photos. You have to use your imagination! Read full review

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This book is golden! Haha, it is very clearly written in the 70's since there's a paragraph talking about socially smoking "grass" during dinner parties. That made me laugh! I haven't tried anything ... Read full review



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William A. Alcott (1798-1859), physician, relative of "Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott, and founding member of the American Vegetarian Society, was also an educator, reformer, physician, and author of 108 books. He became one of the most prolific authors in early American history, and he wrote frequently on health and educational reform, as well as physical education, school and house design, family life, and diet. Many of his works are still widely cited today.

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