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Initial post: Feb 2, 2011 10:35:45 AM PST
Bear says:
Anybody know of any good vegetarian cookbooks?

Thanks!

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 4, 2011 8:14:36 AM PST
S. Kessler says:
Try Mark Bitman's How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food

Posted on Feb 4, 2011 1:45:44 PM PST
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone The ones I've tried out of this one have been good and one of my friends keeps posting pictures of awesome things from it.

I've got Bittman's How to cook everything (the non veg version) and it is more like How to cook ONE of everything. :) I use his book for reference as it has good advice on how to do stuff and what temps to use but I wasn't overjoyed with the recipes.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 4, 2011 1:58:19 PM PST
S. Kessler says:
I love Bittman's recipes and use How to Cook Everything very frequently. Especially when I want something quick and easy, but flavorful, for that night's dinner when I have a particular main ingredient at hand. I love his minimalist style.

Posted on Feb 4, 2011 11:07:14 PM PST
Bear says:
Thanks for the suggestions I'll check the mout!

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 8, 2011 2:32:27 PM PST
Grandma says:
Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World is one of my favorite cookbooks.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 9, 2011 8:13:00 PM PST
orzo13 says:
The Dairy Gourmet: Secret Recipes from Tastebuds Cafe

tried and true vegetarian recipes -(not vegan though) - both her books are fantastic! good luck

Posted on Feb 11, 2011 7:16:49 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 11, 2011 7:17:19 AM PST
Bookworm says:
I'm not vegetarian, but I love vegetarian food and eat/cook it very often...I have several cookbooks that I love:
1,000 Vegetarian Recipes is a nice, fat book with a ton of recipes for just about anything you might want to cook
I also like Good Housekeeping Family Vegetarian Cooking: 225 Recipes Everyone Will Love and
The Roasted Vegetable

Posted on Feb 11, 2011 8:54:56 AM PST
Bear says:
Great!

Thanks I'll check them out....

I'm not vegan a either, but I check vegan books out also. It's easy to convert vegan to vegetarian.
Thanks again everyone!

Posted on Feb 24, 2011 3:53:36 PM PST
A Reader says:
If you're interested in vegan cooking, my latest favorite vegan cookbook is Color Me Vegan by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. It is a gorgeous, colorful book with very delicious recipes. Practically every recipe sounds good and the ones I've made were outstanding! Color Me Vegan: Maximize Your Nutrient Intake and Optimize Your Health by Eating Antioxidant-Rich, Fiber-Packed, Color-Intense Meals That Taste Great

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2011 11:03:40 AM PST
A. Anderson says:
Hamlyn all colour 200 Veggie Feasts by Louise Pickford is our family's favorite vegetarian cookbook. At $7.99, it's a steal!

Posted on Feb 25, 2011 2:48:48 PM PST
Bear says:
Thanks I'll look into these!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 1, 2011 8:57:04 AM PST
descartesmum says:
Love this book.

Posted on Mar 1, 2011 8:59:03 AM PST
descartesmum says:
Any books from the Moosewood family, especially by Mollie Katzen. 'World Vegetarian' by Madhur Jaffrey.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011 3:31:10 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 18, 2011 4:53:19 AM PDT
Bundtlust says:
I own over 130 cookbooks. My personal favorites are
The PDQ (Pretty Darn Quick) Vegetarian Cookbook: 240 Healthy and Easy No-Prep Recipes for Busy Cooks
The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen
The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook: 350 Essential Recipes for Inspired Everyday Eating
Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World
and
Kansha: Celebrating Japan's Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions

Posted on Apr 9, 2011 4:51:18 PM PDT
Brick ONeil says:
When I lost 40 pounds this cookbook became my bible: The Little Big Vegetarian Book

Posted on Dec 18, 2011 10:15:22 AM PST
Another vote for "Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone" by Deborah Madison. It's a super cookbook.
I also like:
"Verdura: Vegetables Italian Style" by Viana La Place
"The Best of Lord Krishna's Cuisine" by Yamuna Devi
"The New Vegetarian" by Colin Spencer
"Food for the Vegetarian: Traditional Lebanese Recipes" by Aida Karaoglan
"Vegetarian Planet" by Didi Emmons

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 15, 2012 1:54:42 AM PST
singsingsing says:
"Baba's Kitchen: Ukrainian Soul Food with Stories From the Village" has a lot of veggie recipes. Cabbage rolls, various veggie patties from legumes and mushrooms, veg casseroles. Probably stuff a lot of North Americans haven't tried before.

Posted on Jan 24, 2012 8:46:34 PM PST
Hello All,

Do you like Indian food? If yes, there is a new book on Indian vegetarian cooking. It is stuff you can do in the microwave very easily. There are a lot of pretty easy things. This is a great one for someone who is new to cooking, or even new to Indian food.

There is good information on what material you will need to stock up on etc.

Please check this link -

Microwave Indian Recipes: Popular Vegetarian Meals In Minutes

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 12:22:16 AM PST
Bear says:
Thanks for the replies!

I will check them out and yes I do like indian food. :)

Posted on Feb 9, 2012 8:59:08 AM PST
J. Curtis says:
The books i have tried, have not been that good, I think it works out better just to use any cookbook and convert it into a vegetarian dish.

Posted on Feb 10, 2012 4:19:43 PM PST
How to Make Sensational Soup Recipes

All of these soups are meatless and wonderful to taste!

Posted on Apr 4, 2012 7:50:28 AM PDT
ClarinetNY says:
I bought Easier Than a Steamed Turnip: Simple and Delicious Meatless Russian Recipes out of curiosity and everything I've tried so far came out pretty good. Wasn't too hard to follow, either - they provide detailed instructions.

Posted on Apr 25, 2012 2:24:49 AM PDT
Scotlanda says:
I'm interested in Greek and Indian Vegetarian cookbooks. I'm not a vegetarian, and I love Greek food. I haveThe Greek Vegetarian: More Than 100 Recipes Inspired by the Traditional Dishes and Flavors of Greece and I know there are perhaps more traditional recipes out there. Can anyone offer me suggestions, and has anyone heard of Mediterranean Vegetable Cookery I have her book Greek Food which is not only a good cookbook, but a good read too.
I have some Madhur Jaffrey books and I would like to know if anyone can recommend any inexpensive titles by other authors. Anyone heard of Jack Santa Maria? I see here that he has both Indian and Greek vegetarian cookbooks. Thanks for your help.

Posted on Apr 28, 2012 1:02:55 AM PDT
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