Clueless Vegetarian

Clueless Vegetarian

Book - 2000
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Provides recipes for vegetarian fare from appetizers to desserts, and discusses types of vegetarianism, nutrition, dining out, and supplies for the vegetarian kitchen.

Firefly Books Ltd
A practical, fun cookbook that gives straightforward vegetarian recipes that will appeal to practicing vegetarians who love good food, and background, information, tips and advice to the newly converted or thinking about becoming one.

You're young, you're vegetarian, you're clueless.

So you're a vegetarian. Or you're thinking about becoming a vegetarian. Or maybe you live with a vegetarian. Or maybe you just have to feed one occasionally.

The Clueless Vegetarian is designed for vegetarians who love good food, cooked from scratch, but also want to have a life. If you've just switched to a vegetarian diet, The Clueless Vegetarian gives you the straightforward nutritional information you need to help you make good food choices (without obsessing). If you're a practicing vegetarian looking for some good old fashioned cooking, then this is your guide. There are lots of hints for concocting vegetarian versions of your favorite old recipes, and suggestions on preparing meals for the mixed household. You'll even find survival tips and cooking advice that's just plain useful for everyone, vegetarian or not.

Incredibly thorough and with lots of humor, The Clueless Vegetarian leads the new-vegetarian through a whole new kitchen experience. Every recipe is coded so that you can easily identify whose a lacto-ovo vegetarian, who's a lacto-vegetarian, who's a vegan, an ovo-vegetarian or an occasional vegetarian, it's all laid out simply and straightforwardly, with no surprises.

The Clueless Vegetarian is filled with simple recipes for just about everything you might ever want to eat. There are recipes for lasagna, chili and burritos, there are curries and casseroles, hearty soups and lots of great snacks. There are even some truly decadent desserts. There are lots of delicious recipes to choose from:

  • Chunky Avocado Salsa, Black Bean Dip, and Mexican Meltdown
  • Creamy Carrot Soup, Minestrone Soup and Curried Red Lentil Soups
  • Corn and Tomato Salad, Warm Mushroom Salad and Simple Sesame Noodle Salad
  • Frittata, Quiche and Ricotta Pancakes
  • Roasted Tomato Fettucine, Pad Thai and Nearly Normal Shepherd's Pie
  • Mexican Red Rice, Ratatoutille, and Potato Latkas
  • Amazing Eggless Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake, Fruit Crisp, Frozen Chocolate Bananasicles

Whether you're just trying a vegetarian lifestyle, or you're looking to spruce up your everyday cooking style, The Clueless Vegetarian is the best possible guide to vegetarian cooking.

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2000
ISBN: 9781552094976
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 Raab 2000
Characteristics: 216 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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Nov 14, 2011

I like this book. I like the hand-lettered recipe titles. Kinda reminds me of The Farm cookbook but there aren't any photos of hippies in this one.


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Jan 01, 2008

Evelyn Raab is really good at making cooking look really easy. Her vegetarian recipes are easy to follow and are delicious.


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