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Simply Satisfying: Over 200 Vegetarian Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again

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Jeanne Lemlin is familiar to a generation of home cooks as a pioneering vegetarian cookbook author whose books - including the James Beard Award-winning Quick Vegetarian Pleasures - present accessible, reliable, and flavorful vegetarian recipes. Now, Lemlin returns to the cookbook shelf for the first time in more than ten years with this dramatic reinvention of her first b ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by The Experiment (first published October 16th 2012)
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Liesalu
Oct 27, 2012 Liesalu rated it really liked it
Usually I stick to Recipe Box because I'm often burned by cook books requiring a substantial amount of time and plethora of unusual ingredients. However, I got an early copy of this (free copy won through Goodreads) and gave it a try.

I've made about 7 recipes so far with no failures, which suggests it is somewhat novice-proof. Most of the recipes use common ingredients you are bound to already have or that can easily be used for another meal that week. Steps were clear and most recipes appear to
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Julie
Dec 01, 2015 Julie rated it really liked it
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This book is a treat, many pictures and tempting recipes. I've made two so far with success and look forward to making more. I love that the author is an English teacher and writes cookbooks for fun! The recipes are uncomplicated and do not use exotic ingredients, my kind of cookbook.
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Bookseller: Debbie

Rejoice, fellow cooks and foodies! Jeanne's first cookbook, Vegetarian Pleasures, is back in print - new format, a number of new recipes added, still the same useful information to bring your cooking skills to new heights.

Some of these recipes - wild rice and artichoke salad, rolled stuffed lasagna with kale in tomato cream sauce, fragrant vegetable stew with corn dumplings, cowboy cookies (from my childhood, too) - have been favorites at my table for over 25 years. Yikes! Jean
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LemontreeLime
Dec 29, 2013 LemontreeLime rated it really liked it
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What a great cookbook. So many excellent ideas, it was actually a pleasure to discover this is a reissue of the author's first cookbook which was so popular it got reprinted in this new form. (which i appreciate mightily, thank you!) This is more than just another vegetarian cookbook, don't let the subtitle fool you or turn you away, it's about really good food that just happens to focus on veggies but you really have to try it because it's amazing. Well worth the read.
Shoshana
May 09, 2013 Shoshana rated it really liked it
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[3.5]

Rating is tentative until I try the recipes.

But they look pretty good! I think I made a pretty good clean-out-your-pantry soup from here, although it's hard to remember because I've been cooking from SO MANY cookbooks recently, and once I use a recipe and then save it, I usually don't say anymore what cookbook it came from. Which is probably stupid of me, so maybe I'll change that.

Anyway, worth a check-out, if you mostly cook vegetarian and are interested in new recipes!
Kim Heimbuch
Jun 09, 2013 Kim Heimbuch rated it really liked it
Reviewed by Janessa (my daughter), Age 15 for Citybook Review
I’m not a vegetarian by any means, but I sure do love trying new ways of cooking, new recipes, and introducing new foods to my palate. As with any cookbook I get my hands on to review, I always try out several recipes before finalizing my view of the book. Read the full review on my website
Cherie
Oct 08, 2013 Cherie rated it liked it
B What do I do when I feel like crap? Read a cookbook. This one, I must admit, I was a little disappointed with. I have some of Lemlin's other cookbooks and am rather obsessed with some recipes (Pumpkin Pancakes, Moroccon Baked Couscous, Cream Red Pepper Spinach Lasagna are a few I repeat often) but this one...I was not like, I MUST MAKE THIS IMMEDIATELY. Still, some good stuff, but not my fave of her cookbooks
Lee
May 12, 2013 Lee rated it liked it
it's a pretty cookbook, lots of recipes, some pictures, but a bit too exotic for my family...i don't think they'd be thrilled to hear that i had tried to make "kasha" (buckwheat groats...?), or "skillet bulgur", or "noodle timbales". i would only attempt simple things like a "yogurt lime sauce for fresh fruit" or a "classic vinagrette" or the yummy looking "hot fudge pudding cake".
Jude Grebeldinger
Jan 11, 2013 Jude Grebeldinger rated it really liked it
This book has somerecipes that you will make over and over again. Thats saying a lot in the area of way too many cookbooks out there. Vegetarian.
Indonesian Curried Vegetables with Coconut milk!
Sandy  Kemp
Dec 13, 2012 Sandy Kemp rated it liked it
too vegetarian and not enough vegan... some nice ideas. want to try the baked eggplant, chickpeas and tomatoes with crusty bread and a big salad!
Cloay
Dec 11, 2013 Cloay marked it as to-read
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Jeanne
Jul 17, 2013 Jeanne rated it really liked it
Wish it had more pictures!
Karen
Mar 21, 2013 Karen rated it liked it
lots of 'dairy' recipes
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