14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Creative Variations on Old Favorites,
This review is from: Vegetable Soups from Deborah Madison's Kitchen (Paperback)
I've made around 5 soups from this book so far, so I feel like I can truly give a fair review to the book.
Things that I Love:
Great section on Broths/Lighter Soups
Book is organized by Season
Creative recipes with some Great Ideas (Examples: roasting squash, pear and ginger in the oven prior to putting in the soup pot, adding crumbled Feta cheese to a Quinoa, Corn, and Spinach soup)
Writing is entertaining. I've actually read the book from cover to cover.
Things that I'm not a fan of:
Fighting over the leftovers
Just one recipe I've done was disappointing--it was Cauliflower Noodle Soup w/ Saffron. While good, I was disappointed that the saffron taste wasn't highlighted very much. Especially since saffron is sooo freaking expensive.
Overall, I love the recipes in this book--and might try to cook each and every one of them. I already own Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, and felt that this definitely adds to my cookbook repertoire, and didn't find it redundant at all.