This book is an intensive guide to vegetables. This cookbook is great for basic, French-style cooking. Have made a handful of recipes so far and all have turned out well. My mom has characterized this as "the vegetarian Joy of Cooking," which is pretty accurate. A treasure from a truly exceptional culinary voice, The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone is not just for vegetarians and vegans—it’s for everyone interested in learning how to cook vegetables creatively, healthfully, and passionately. An overall vegetarian cookbook. My go to cookbook! It's great not just for its delicious recipes, but also for all the straightforward information about vegetables of all kinds. Now, The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone picks up where that culinary legacy left off, with more than 1,600 classic and exquisitely simple recipes for home cooks, including a new introduction, more than 200 new recipes, and comprehensive, updated information on vegetarian and vegan ingredients. The point wasn’t to write an entirely new book, but to bring its contents up to date. everyone! That page is 337, and she made "Basic Green Beans (and Yellow and Purple)" (her review: "good 2/13") and "Green Beans Simmered with Tomato" ("okay, a little time consuming"). You did that hungry!! Like any cookbook, there are a few recipes that are not very good. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published A few sample recipes: This is a very useful recipe to have, because of the instructions for preparing a very wide variety of vegetables. The way I use the book is by buying whatever looks good, and then coming home and figuring out what to do with it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Protesting injustice, sassing their elders, and sometimes saving the world. Bought the original in a used bookstore, then upgraded as a first wedding anniversary present. However, it's not just for vegetarians, but for anyone who might ever feel the need to cook some vegetables (or grains, beans, and other non-meat foods). So basically while the recipes cover a wide spectrum of basic vegetarian cooking, it's too much effort for me to sift through for the vegan gluten free ones. Madison organizes recipes in a very sensible way, where you go to the section on soup, subsection on winter squash, and find a bunch of different variations all together. has been added to your Cart, The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone: [A Cookbook], The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook: A Fresh Guide to Eating Well With 700 Foolproof Recipes, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food. Overall, I think this will be a good book for my collection. Don't get me wrong. A fully revised and expanded edition of the most comprehensive vegetarian cookbook ever published, with more than 400,000 copies in print, from America’s leading authority on vegetarian cooking. I am not a vegetarian; in fact, most of the time I'm carefully watching my carbs. Eh. My only major criticism is that the suggested seasonings listed for each vegetable are a little too repetitive. She has been called an expert on vegetarian cooking and her gourmet repertoire showcases fresh garden produce. The recipes are remarkably straightforward, using easy-to-find ingredients in inspiring combinations. Each recipe has concise information, and conveys so much in just a few words. Madison tells you what to look for when buying vegetables, how (and how long) to store them, and what other ingredients and techniques they play well with. if you like to cook or wish you knew how you will like this book. Please call before going to store. I'm going to buy my first CSA share next year, and after reading and cooking from this cookbook for the last six months, I feel fully-armed and ready to tackle whatever arrives. by Broadway. I think this was the first vegetarian cookbook I ever owned. The way I use the book is by buying whatever looks good, and then coming home and figuring out what to do with it. In addition to being one of those ultimate resources where you can go to when you need to remember if asparagus is okay to put in stock or how to make any concievable sauce, everything I make from it has an unexpected depth of flavor - and there is variety on the same old lentil soups and other standard veggie recipes. In each chapter, the recipes range from those suitable for everyday dining to dishes for special occasions. After her many years as a teacher and writer, she realized that there was no comprehensive primer for vegetarian cooking, no single book that taught vegetarians basic cooking techniques, how to combine ingredients, and how to present vegetarian dishes with style. Madison's joyful and free-spirited approach to cooking will send you into the kitchen with confidence and enthusiasm. I didn't expect this book to be so emotional and intense. There's a recipe for Thai Spicy noodles in here that is the bomb, but everything is great. $28.21 Great book for non-vegetarians, too. In addition to being one of those ultimate resources where you can go to when you need to remember if asparagus is okay to put in stock or how to make any concievable sauce, everything I make from it has an unexpected depth of flavor - and there is variety on the same old lentil soups and other standard veggie recipes. I want to cook my way through this entire book. Definitely a keeper! Required fields are marked *, Cook a 6 Dish Vegan Thanksgiving (+ Lunch Recipe & DIY Tablescape), 19 Best Easy Italian Desserts – From Cannoli Poke Cake, to tiramisu, and everyth…. This book has become my go-to for founding out meals, or finding good stand-alone vegetable-based dishes when we’d like to have a meat-free meal. She is the award-winning author of 13 cookbooks, including. The NEW Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone is coming out on March 11, and since people are asking how it’s different from the older book, I thought I’d tell you.. For the most part it is the same book you already know. there's a lot of good recipes in here. Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone teaches readers how to build flavor into vegetable dishes, how to develop vegetable stocks, and how to choose, care for, and cook the many vegetables available to cooks today. These are so easy. This means that there is a high percentage of this book that I can't even use - all the pasta, rice, grain, bread, bean, and dessert recipes! Kids these days! I'm no vegetarian, but I love this book. I've made a couple of the sauces so far and enjoyed them -- and yes, I have read every recipe in this book, because I went through it with a pack of sticky notes. So, I searched all the used bookstores I came across (fruitlessly), then saved up all my teacher discounts and splurged on my very own new copy. After a student borrowed and lost a page of my favorite spinach tortellini recipe, that I knew had originated from this book, I finally checked it out of the library and loved it. November 6th 2007 Enter your zip code below to purchase from an indie close to you.