Published: November 6, 2001
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0609601652
ISBN - 13: 9780609601655
Read from the Book
Breakfast & Brunch It seems that a new study linking a good morning meal to improved concentration, mental acuity, memory, and energy is released every few months, and these findings are especially pertinent to kids. Yet, too often our mornings are ushered in by sleeping until the last minute, cajoling and threatening late risers, then wolfing down something before dashing for buses, trains, and carpools. So much for breakfast. The arguments for having a good meal in the morning are legion-and persuasive. The body needs nourishment, and most of us need to be alert, clear thinking, and energetic. Eating breakfast regulates food consumption. With a meal under your belt there''s less temptation to snack mid-morning, or to overeat at lunch, or to make poor food choices. There is also evidence that eating breakfast essentially stokes the body, increasing metabolism and the rate at which calories are burned throughout the day. Unfortunately, quick fixes-even toast or bagel on the run-are not good solutions for some sound physiological reasons. Breakfasts high in refined carbohydrates are fast burns, and soon leave you starving and shaky, an adrenaline response to low blood sugar. It also appears that carbohydrates alone can induce drowsiness, although when taken with the other nutrients, they play an important role in relaxation and concentration. Protein, fat, and fiber on the other hand are important starters because they provide longer lasting satisfaction and energy output,
From the Publisher
Not since their phenomenally successful Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites has Ithaca, New York’s, famed Moosewood Collective assembled such a comprehensive and appealing group of recipes -- all brand-new. Crowd-pleasing fare like Moosewood Muffins, savory risottos, satisfying main-dish salads, and two dozen one-dish meals are just some of the standout recipes in this indispensable collection of easy-to-make dishes. From breakfast to snacks, quick dinners and showstopping entreés to homey desserts, these are recipes cooks will reach for time and again.
As always, Moosewood Collective’s enticing, flavorful fare draws on a diversity of culinary traditions. The flavors of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas make for food that is up-to-date and exciting.
Complete with fascinating bits of multicultural food lore, time-saving tips, and interesting side notes gleaned from The Collective’s many years as culinary pioneers, Moosewood Restaurant New Classics is an essential resource for every contemporary cook.
About the Author
Moosewood Restaurant opened more than 25 years ago and was recently named by Bon Appétit magazine as one of the 13 most influential and revolutionary restaurants of the twentieth century. The Moosewood Collective has received three prestigious James Beard awards and is now marketing prepared foods starting with a line of all-natural salad dressings.