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The Best Vegetarian Recipes
From Greens to Grains,
From Soups to Salads
200 Bold Flavored Recipes

By Martha Rose Shulman

The Best Vegetarian Recipes 
Join award-winning author Martha Rose Shulman as she shares the best of vegetarian cooking today. with her encouragement and her great recipes, you can eat seasonally, healthfully, and most of all, well. Using the rich array of produce now available, The Best Vegetarian Recipes offers an innovative collection of 200 new classics and updated favorites.

From spreads, soups, and salads to main-course stir-fries and stratas, bold flavors combine texture and taste perfectly. New classics like Swiss Chard Frittata and Garlic Soup with Potatoes are sure to become old favorites. Pan-fried tofu, a vegetarian staple, never tasted better than with Martha's soy-ginger marinade. Side dishes are stunning alone or coupled together. Sweet and tart flavors blend in a springtime Baby Turnip and Turnip Greens Ragout.

Entertaining is easy and elegant with reinvented favorites. Need ideas for planning a balanced vegetarian menu? Martha has plenty. Her recipes offer accompanying suggestions to complete the meal. Start with an olive oil-crusted Spinach and Cheese Tart. Serve it alongside a refreshing Orange, Onion, and Olive Salad, or the Shredded Romaine Salad for a lighter pairing.

As Martha is one of America's most highly regarded vegetarian cooking experts, you can be assured that her recipes are foolproof. Never made soup from scratch before? Helpful pointers highlight the winning combination of ingredients and techniques for "Basic" recipes. You'll also learn indispensable tips for making intensely flavored stocks and salad dressings, roasting bell peppers, and much more.

No matter what your eating style, The Best Vegetarian Recipes is simply the best collection of wholesome and healthy recipes around.

"These are the tried-and-true winners of a well-seasoned cook. They're accessible, easy-to-grasp, and in true Martha Rose-style, have just the right amount of instruction and information to guarantee that they turn out perfectly every time."—Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

"It's nice to be able to just open a book and find a solid bunch of excellent recipes, plain and simple. In this rich collection, Martha Rose Shulman (whose cooking I trust implicitly) cuts right to the chase, offering us an abundance of tasty, accessible ideas from which to choose. and it's all so clear and user-friendly. Did I forget to say mouth-watering? Thanks, Martha, once again."—Mollie Katzen, author of Moosewood Cookbook

"Once again Martha Rose Shulman delivers the kind of unforgettable food that I love so much. These are not just the best vegetarian recipes, these are the best vegetable recipes. The flavors are aromatic and enticing, yet the recipes are really quite simple and very accessible. I could live on her salads alone, but try the potato and chard gratin with goat cheese and you'll think you died and went to heaven."—Clifford A. Wright, author of A Mediterranean Feast  

Buy the Book!


The Best Vegetarian Recipes
By Martha Rose Shulman
Morrow Cookbooks, July 2001
HarperCollins Publishers
Hardback, $ 25.00
ISBN: 0-688-16827-2
Information provided by the publisher.


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