Do you remember your first cookbook? Many of us can trace the start of our cooking life back to one or two cookbooks that showed how enticing and accessible cooking could be; cookbooks that proved it was possible to cook delicious food at home, in our own kitchen, by ourselves!
This week we're highlighting our favorite recipes from five classic cookbooks, beginning with Mollie Katzen's beloved The Moosewood Cookbook. Did you dog-ear pages from this cookbook back in the day? Or have you always been curious about this cookbook and want to give it a try? Here the recipes we love.
Our Favorite Recipes from The Moosewood Cookbook
1. Gypsy Soup
Moosewood was the first cookbook I bought when I made the decision to go vegetarian. With sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and plenty of spices (like turmeric!), gypsy soup is the recipe I turn to again and again. - Lauren
This is one of the first recipes my husband and I cooked when we were first dating and wanted to up our cooking game from Annie's mac and cheese. We had no idea what we were doing and made a huge mess in the kitchen, but those calzones were delicious. They're still a perennial favorite. - Emma
4. Carrot Soup with Almonds
Now, readers, it's your turn!
What are your favorite recipes from The Moosewood Cookbook (the original or revised editions)?
This post was requested by LRenee for Reader Request Week 2015.