The Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook by Judy KrizmanicThe Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook by Judy Krizmanic

The Teen's Vegetarian Cookbook

byJudy KrizmanicIllustratorMatthew Wawiorka

Paperback | May 1, 1999

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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!
Judy Krizmanic has written extensively on the topics of vegetarian health and nutrition. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Title:The Teen's Vegetarian CookbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.06 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140385061

ISBN - 13:9780140385069

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17


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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. 10. Soup is fun to make! Tofu Rancheros Tostadas 15 ounce can vegetarian refried beans1 1/2 Tablespoons vegetable or olive oil1/2 cup chopped onion1/2 cup chopped green pepper12 ounces firm or extra-firm tofu, drained and cubed (or crumbled) Salt and pepper to tasteDash of cumin (optional) 4 to 6 tostada shells Bottled salsa for topping1. Heat the refried beans in a small saucepan or in a bowl in the microwave. 2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet, add onion and green pepper and saute for 1 minute. 3. Add tofu and saute for about 4 minutes, stirring often, until tofu starts to brown. Sprinkle in salt and pepper and cumin, if using. 4. Heat tostada shells in toaster oven for about a minute (heating isn't necessary, but it's a nice touch), spread tostada shell with a layer of refried beans, top with tofu topping and salsa and serve. Makes 4 to 6 tostadas. Variation: For Bean and Burger Tostadas, omit the refried beans and tofu from the recipe. Instead, add a 15 ounce can whole black or pinto beans (drained and rinsed) to the sauteed onion and green pepper, along with 2 chopped store-bought veggie burgers. Season as above and cook for a few minutes until thoroughly heated. Easiest Ever Berry Crisp Using store-bought granola as a topping makes this dessert a snap. Serve it warm with vegan or dairy ice cream. 2 ? cups fresh or frozen berries such as blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or sliced strawberries (you can use all one kind or mix them up) ? cup apricot preserves (the fruit-only kind works best) 1 ? cups of your favorite granolaA little soy margarine1. Preheat oven to 350. In a bowl mix together berries and preserves. Place berry mixture in a greased 9-inch square baking pan or small glass casserole dish. 2. Spread granola evenly on top of the berries, and scatter little dots of margarine on top of the granola. 3. Bake for about 25 minutes, or until granola looks a little browned and berries look juicy and bubbly. Serves 4 to 6.