The Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook

The Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook


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From Apple-Date Dessert to Zesty BBQ Burgers, vegetarian cooking is more varied and exciting than ever before. Here are over 120 recipes for mouth-watering and nutritious meals, snacks, and desserts—including Easy Homemade Granola, Cold Sesame Noodles, Thai Coconut Curry, and Chocolate Coma—that are easy enough for beginning chefs to handle. You'll also find a glossary of cooking terms and unusual ingredients, complete step-by-step menus for meals the whole family can enjoy, and a chapter on college cuisine. So get ready to do some vegetarian cooking—all it takes is a little enthusiasm and the willingness to experiment, and in no time at all you'll be simmering, sautéing, and stir-frying like a pro!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140385069
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 545,723
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Judy Krizmanic has written extensively on the topics of vegetarian health and nutrition. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Top Ten Reasons to Eat Soup1. Soup is easy to make and requires only one pot. 2. Soup is random. You can put whatever you want in it. (In fact, it's a great way to use up veggies that are getting old in your freezer or fridge.) 3. Soups are a tasty way to sneak veggies and other nutritious foods into your diet. 4. Soup can be made to suit any taste: creamy soup, chunky soup, spicy soup, noodly soup, you name it. 5. Soup is transportable. Pack some in a thermos or a sealable plastic container and you're good to go. (And most soups taste best as leftovers, anyway.) 6. Soup lets you blend in. You can't really tell just by looking at soup whether it was made with chicken stock or veggie stock, so you won't stand out as the weird vegetarian. 7. Soup is flexible. You can make a soup more filling just by adding things like beans, noodles, rice or more veggies. 8. Soup warms you up in the winter. And cold soups, like gazpacho, cool you down in summer. 9. Soup is inexpensive.

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Table of Contents

Get Cooking!
Snacks and Dips
Main Dishes
Easy Pasta Dishes
On the Side
Desserts and Other Sweets
College Cuisine
Glossary of Basic Cooking Terms and Unusual Foods 171(6)
Index 177

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The Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I got this book for my classroom library, but my husband saw it and wanted to keep it instead! It's a great beginner's guide to vegetarianism with straightforward language and simple recipes. We've enjoyed it. I found more copies on sale to put in my classroom for the growing number of young vegetarians.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i have been a vegetarian for years. The recipes are so yummy!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am considering becoming vegetarian and couldn't find a simple, straightforward book about what exactly to eat and meal planning. I've been a carnivore all my life and this book made fixing vege meals not rocket science. I got to test run it through my local library and I hope they don't notice the food stains. After reading it I ran into the kitchen to try some recipes and my husband's brown bag lunches have changed for the better. I am definitely getting this book and I assure you it won't sit in my library but on that exalted spot on my microwave in the kitchen.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I wasn't sure if I wanted to be a vegitarian or not,but this book does not only have great recipes to try out but everthing from facts about being a vegitarian to other teens opinions. I would recomend it to every teen!