Fresh & Fast Vegetarian

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Fresh & Fast Vegetarian

Recipes That Make a Meal

By Marie Simmons; Luca Trovato (Photographer)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780547368917, 248pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2011

Description

Marie Simmons loves bold, imaginative flavors from around the world, and her magically simple combinations have been featured in many magazines, from"Redbook" to "Bon Appetit, " where she was a popular columnist, and in her award-winning cookbooks. Over the years, she has come to rely more and more on vegetables and grains, because, as she says, "They taste good and they make me feel better."
Now, in "Fresh & Fast Vegetarian, " she offers up more than 150 of her favorite dinners. Most can be made in half an hour or less, and for each one, Simmons provides an equally easy accompaniment. Like Roasted Vegetables and Mozzarella Quesadillas, some are meals in themselves, while others are smaller dishes that can be paired to create a quick but sumptuous dinner. A number of Simmons's nearly effortless, vibrant recipes are vegan. Each tells exactly how long it will take to prepare. "Fresh & Fast Vegetarian" also provides hundreds of tips for shortcuts and substitutions.



Praise For Fresh & Fast Vegetarian

"Recipes do live up to the book's title...definitely appealing, and a notch or two more interesting and sophisticated than standard vegetarian fare...a practical resource for those who want to add more easy meatless options to their repertoire."

Publishers Weekly "Marie Simmons consistently and quietly works her magic without fuss or fanfare. Put yourselves in her capable hands, and all will go well in your kitchen, meal after delicious meal." —Mollie Katzen, author Moosewood Cookbook

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