The Moosewood Cookbook: Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York
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The Moosewood Cookbook: Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York


Among the most influential cookbooks of our time, the Moosewood Cookbook is such a powerful symbol that the publishers were tempted not to tamper with it. But times have changed, and knowledge about the foods we eat and their nutritional value has increased. So, after many inquiries and requests, the author has revised many of her recipes to be lighter and healthier. Illustrated.

Title:The Moosewood Cookbook: Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:221 pages

    The Moosewood Cookbook: Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York Reviews

  • Leslie
    Jul 03, 2007

    To appreciate this cookbook, which is famous for being hand-lettered and illustrated by the author and covers both the fundamentals and specifics for cooking hearty, earth-crunchy, mostly vegetarian d...

  • Chris
    Apr 10, 2007

    The first cookbook I ever owned. Actually, I stole it from my mom when I went to college, and the recipies are annotated with her notes from when I was a little kid. I love the dated aspects of the wr...

  • Emily
    Oct 18, 2007

    This cookbook is not without its flaws -- the "ethnic" dishes are frequently repulsive -- but there's some really good, hearty earnest-white-person food up in here. The hummus, pasta sauce, Brazilian ...

  • Catherine Woodman
    Jul 29, 2011

    While there are many flaws in this cookbook by 21st century standards, it was a miracle in the mid-70's. I went to college n 1977 and this book changed my eating life forever--so while it lacks alot i...

  • Allison
    Dec 22, 2007

    My mom's copy has been taped back together, set on fire, and covered in too many ingredients to list. That adds to the appeal for me because I know it is something that she has cherished. When I becam...

  • Gerry
    Jan 31, 2017

    I am not usually a cookbook reader but this one fitted into my collection of miniature books so I decided to give it a go. Not that I am ever likely to produce any of the dishes within its covers for ...

  • Deb
    Mar 12, 2011

    I have not cooked from this old favorite for quite a while but pulled it out to make the Hungarian Mushroom Soup this week and remembered just how much I love Mollie Katzen. A classic. Link to a prett...

  • Barbara (The Bibliophage)
    Jul 04, 2016

    Classic, delicious vegetarian recipes, although some are dated because it was published decades ago. ...

  • Jensownzoo
    May 07, 2009

    This is a vegetarian classic and for good reason. The recipes are flavorful, varied, and just plain good. Like the Enchanted Broccoli Forest, this cookbook is hand-written and illustrated, making it a...

  • Laurel
    Dec 07, 2007

    This is a great collection of vegetarian options and most of the recipes are pretty easy and you can adjust them easily if you want to include your favorite veggies. Some of the recipes are kind of bl...

About Mollie Katzen

Mollie Katzen

Educated at the Eastman School of Music, Cornell University, and the San Francisco Art Institute. Although her formal training was as an artist and musician, she exhibited natural cooking inclinations from a very early age, and cooked professionally - in restaurants and as a caterer - for ten years. In 1973 she was one of the founders of the Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, and during her