"Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers" brings the award-winning Moosewood Collective full circle to share the simple pleasure of preparing and enjoying a quiet meal at home, a subject that firmly established their successful Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home. Despite being busier than ever in an increasingly complicated world, people still want to eat well and enjoy a home cooked meal without the fuss. Simple Suppers from pastas and soups built with just a few pantry basics to easy omelettes, salads, and stir-frys transformed into meals with a little leftover magic, cooking a wholesome dinner on a busy night has never been easier. Each recipe in "Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers" outlines a tried-and-true dish that is brilliant as is, but can be modified according to a handful of clever ingredient or menu suggestions. Make enough Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad on Monday and toss leftovers with hot pasta for a Tuesday's supper. No onions for Black Beans with Pickled Red Onions? Try the beans over rice with Quick Avocado & Corn Salsa instead.
Depending on what you have on hand or what sounds appetizing at the moment, the 150-plus recipes in "Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers" are as flexible as they are flavourful. And because the recipes rely on a well-stocked pantry and high-quality convenience foods such as frozen vegetables or prepared salsas, "Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers" is a cookbook with perennial appeal; the perfect go-to for a quick, healthy meal any day of the week, any time of year. With an emphasis on healthful natural foods cuisine, Moosewood Restaurant has operated successfully for thirty years and has been acclaimed as a driving force in the world of creative vegetarian cooking.
Recipients of three James Beard Awards and numerous nominations, the Moosewood Collective has now branched out into prepared foods, which are available in natural food stores and supermarkets nationwide. "Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers" is their eleventh cookbook. Moosewood, Inc., and the authors who contributed to this book have donated one percent of their earnings from "Simple Suppers" to the Robin Whittlesey Social Justice Fund, which provides emergency support to individuals and children in the Ithaca community who are undergoing hardship or who have special unmet needs.