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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:16 pm 
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Also: In addition to being quick, many of the recipes in the book are meals rather than components. This is big for me, because even quick dishes become time-consuming when you have to make a protein, a grain, *and* a veggie dish. There are lots of stews, stir fries, and bowls that contain a green, a grain or pasta, and a protein... so you can make one dish and just be done. It's brilliant.

I also really appreciate the number of pasta dishes that contain a protein and a green. I love pasta, but it seldom feels like a complete, balanced meal to me.... not in this book, though!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:25 pm 
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oh yay, i love recipes like that, takes care of all the menu planning (aka thinking and decision making) for me ;)

dang, still not october yet ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:45 pm 
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The pictures look amazing, I can't wait to get a copy of this book! 8 more months, I don't know if I can take it :(


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:12 pm 
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I've looked at everyone's photos, very excited! Hurry up October!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
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Oh my gosh, it looks beautiful! February is the new cruelest month because now I have to wait til October!


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:11 pm 
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i know, i need that pizza bowl now and not in october!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:35 pm 
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bookwormbethie wrote:
i know, i need that pizza bowl now and not in october!


I think that one's in my top 3, up there with the chipotle sausage hash and dragon noodle salad. Isa's sausages are uh-mazing, but I usually cheat and use Field Roast with those first two.


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:02 pm 
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I love the pizza bowl. Dear sweet pizza bowl.

Like all the other testers said, it's pretty much all great. I think Isa finally convinced me to like mushrooms... At least some of them some of the time.

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:29 pm 
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Does anyone know yet if there will be nutritional info in this book?


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:21 pm 
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oh for that pizza bowl! well i can always hope the book gets its publication date scooted up a bit earlier like 'grills gone vegan'

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:33 am 
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pizza bowl? chipotle sausage hash?
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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:27 pm 
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Yay! It's on the book depository now for pre-order. When I complete one of my college assignments pre-ordering it will be my reward.
http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/ISA-Does-It-Isa-Chandra-Moskowitz/9780316221900

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:24 am 
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Can now preorder on Amazon UK. I am so weak, damn you Isachandramoskowitz and your delicious foodstuffs!


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:23 am 
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Last week it showed up for pre-order on Amazon US. Of course I immediately ordered it. Can't wait.


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:38 pm 
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It's a hardcover! This makes me excited.

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:11 pm 
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Kelvia wrote:
It's a hardcover! This makes me excited.


Everything about the book makes me excited!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:09 pm 
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Oho, I just saw the cover on FB.
It's gorgeous. Man. I can not wait to get this book in my hands.

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:36 pm 
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Oho, I just saw the cover on FB.
It's gorgeous. Man. I can not wait to get this book in my hands.

This! And it felt a little too gushy to say on FB, but here it's totally ok: Isa, you are perfection!


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:00 pm 
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there's also a kindle version for preorder if people prefer that

http://www.amazon.com/Isa-Does-Amazingly-Delicious-ebook/dp/B00BAXFH2C/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1363903159&sr=8-3&keywords=isa+does+it

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:59 pm 
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So, so cute and adorable!


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
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daisysunshine wrote:
Oho, I just saw the cover on FB.
It's gorgeous.


I just saw on twitter! So prettyful.


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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:03 pm 
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okay i don't do twitter or FB, post link please!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:46 pm 
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https://twitter.com/IsaChandra/status/314830718121422850/photo/1

woila!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:24 pm 
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OH YOU GUYS SHUT UP!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Isa Does It
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:36 pm 
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You guys, I tested for this book. My official recipe count was 94, but I made over 100 (tested some after they were closed). I can say, with all confidence, that this is a cookbook that everyone should own. Like, everyone (but especially vegans). If there is any question what cookbook you should buy this year, make it this one. You won't regret it.

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