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Product Details

  • Paperback: 728 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (January 1, 1980)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393331881
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393331882
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.6 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #956,198 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Jane Brody's previous books include the best-selling Jane Brody's Nutrition Book, Jane Brody's Good Food Book, and Jane Brody's Good Food Gourmet

Customer Reviews

And BEST OF ALL - the recipes are delicious!
Karen Turner
Some of our favorite recipes - "Applesauce Muffins," "My Favorite Lentil Soup" (we use lemon juice instead of wine and that's really good), "Oriental Stewed Chicken."
LeeAnn
Today, I am ordering a copy of the Good Food Book for my sister-in-law for Christmas.
Kit Robbins

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24 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Issaquahzimodo on January 20, 2004
Format: Hardcover
I've been using this cookbook for almost 20 years. Over that period of time the current, latest nutritional advice continues to change and contradict that which came before. But I still love these recipes and I'm still alive and not fat. [Those who don't eat too much and excercise seem to do OK.]
These recipes are tasty and easy to prepare. Jane's Turkey Carcass Soup is the best standard soup stock recipe I have ever found. If you actually enjoy vegetables - and don't need to approach them like medicine or something to force yourself to eat beacause they're "good for you" - then I highly recommend this book.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 6, 1997
Format: Hardcover
Although we try to cook healthy food, my household has a real dislike of "earnest food" - food that's good for you and never lets you forget it. Jane Brody never falls into this category. Every recipe is healthful, tasty, and medium-to-easy to prepare. She's not for the purist; she uses small amounts of butter, eggs, oil, and sugar as needed. But healthy ingredients predominate: whole wheat flour, lots of fruits and vegetables, meatless meals, and nonfat dairy. Try some of my all-time favorites: Blueberry Cobbler, Peanut Soup, and Carrot Soup
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14 of 17 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 26, 2002
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In terms of nutritional advice, Jane Brody provides the most useful information I've ever found in a cookbook. Her dietary recommendations are medically sound & sensible. The recipes are all good, too.
I've been on a high-carbohydrate, high-fiber, low-fat diet all my life. I'm 40 years old now & have never had health or weight problems. Neither has anyone in my family (we all eat the same food). So from personal experience I can testify that this type of diet works. It's a diet you can stick with for life, without feeling deprived, & without having to count calories or having a nutritional analysis for each & every thing you eat.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 29, 1999
Format: Paperback
Three years ago I decided to get healthy: change the way I eat, exercise, live. Jane Brody's Good Food Book was given to me as a gift and has been part of my life ever since. Her recipes are delicious. She uses lots of herbs and substitutes bad stuff in traditional recipes with good stuff. It's real cooking for real life.
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 29, 2000
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I love to read cookbooks, and I credit Jane Brody for that! My mother gave me this book years ago when I was trying to eat healthier and it worked. The information on nutrition in the beginning of the book is excellent and I have referred to it again and again. When I got married to a man who would almost rather eat dirt than eat "healthy" food, I won him over with recipes from this book. Now my kids love them, too. I can't say enough good things about Jane Brody - I also have her "Good Food Gourmet" - another triumph and a staple in my kitchen.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Debra Dewaltoff on May 2, 2006
Format: Hardcover
I bought this cookbook back around 1992 and the tattered paperback is the most used cookbook in my kitchen.

I live with a vegetarian, so most of what I've cooked has been the meatless recipes, and without exception, they have all been wonderful! Some of these recipes are also my potluck dinner staples (esp the Tri-Color Chickpea Salad). The Quick Lasanga with Bean Sauce has been the hit of every party I've taken it to, and the Lentil soup is to die for.

At one point, I went through a heavy-duty baking phase, and tried many of the muffin and quick bread recipes in this book. Again, there wasn't a dud in the bunch - everything I baked was excellent and won praise from all who partook.

Most of the recipes in this book are very good "as is" (they don't need much futzing with). There is some prep work involved (lots of chopping of veggies and the like), so many of the recipes do take some time. Almost half of the book consists of information about food, nutrition, cooking hints and techniques, which I've found to be very useful. Personally, if you have to have one main cookbook, I'd say that this should be it!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 29, 2003
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This amazing cookbook has wonderful, hearty meals. I don't agree that all the recipes are easy (lots of chopping! which I don't like), but they're good and healthy too! They are definitely worth the time -- and many are not so time-consuming as well. I don't enjoy cooking as much as I enjoy eating, but I endure the cooking to enjoy these delicious meals.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By H. Connelly on February 24, 2006
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Putting "high carbohydrate" in the title is a no-no these days with the lo-carb craze that's going on, but I'm here to tell everyone that this is a great cookbook full of healthy recipes. Brody focuses on recipes that are often low-calorie and almost always include lots of veggies and other complex carbs, and she has many delicious desserts that aren't overloaded on fat and sugar. True weight management comes with exercise and watching overall calorie intake, while ensuring a majority of those calories are healthy ones. This cookbook is perfect for anyone who's interested in increasing his/her repertoire of delicious, healthy recipes.
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