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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:50 pm 
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Yellow Rose Recipes, Veganomicon and The Kind Diet are my top three


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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:48 am 
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AFR wihtout a doubt, I've made a few things out of some of the other books I have, but AFR just captivated me and I have cooked consistently out of it more than any other cookbook I've owned vegan or otherwise. Its a magic book.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:46 am 
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I've made nearly everything in AFR, except for the recipes calling for brussels sprouts and beets, because my dumb husband won't eat either of those things.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:02 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:37 pm 
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Of Isa and Terry's cookbooks, my favorite/most used is Vegan Cupcakes. I also own Vegan with a Vengeance, Veganomicon, Vegan Brunch, Appetite for Reduction and Vegan Cookies. They are all good books but my challenge with them is that I'm slow in the kitchen and therefore find many of the recipes time consuming. I find I usually have to double the time a recipe is said to take and that is true with cookbooks across the board, not just Terry and Isa's.

At the moment I'm using Robin Robertson's Quick Fix Vegan a lot. I also like her Quick Fix Vegetarian. An oldie that I used to use a lot is Lorna Sass's Complete Vegetarian Kitchen. Good if you own a pressure cooker, esp. for risottos.


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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:45 pm 
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Of Isa's books... 'Vegan Brunch'. Overall, it's definitely 'Simply Heavenly!'

Still dreaming of that rhubarb pie in 'Pie in the Sky', though.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:57 pm 
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The Vegan Table. I've been cooking a lot from the internet lately though.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:59 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:37 am 
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Wouldn't be able to pick which one of the Isa/Terry books I use the most, although I did have to get a new copy of VWAV because my original copy fell apart, if that says anything. I barely touch any of my other (numerous) cookbooks, but I keep coming back to Isa and Terry. Genius, pure genius.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:50 am 
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Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, then Veganomicon. I'm not much of a cook, more into cakes and puddings.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:14 am 
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The Veganomicon is the book that keep on giving. I always feel like I've made practically everything and make my faves regularly and then end up trying something else it becomes a new favorite. I remember when I got it years ago and read the bit about ice cream and was like "yeah right like I'll ever do that when I can just buy ice cream". Cut to 5 years later eating homemade cherry garcia and wondering what took me so long.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:39 am 
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I had to replace VWaV (I kept the tattered copy because it was my first vegan cookbook), my only book to fall apart from use and not because a tenacious little shiitake chewed the hell out of it.

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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:18 am 
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I just leafed through Vegan Brunch and I was blown away by how much I've covered, especially since I didn't test. I never make anything for actually breakfast/brunch but I use it loads for dinners/muffins. I love it so much.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:32 pm 
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In college I went through a phase where I made nearly every- if not all- recipe in VCTOTW. I still use it more often then I'd like to admit.
For everyday use, Vegan with a Vengeance and, surprisingly, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. It has a lot of vegan recipes and easy ways to veganized nearly everything. It's like my Joy of Cooking.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:41 pm 
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AFR and V'con are tied for first. AFR when I'm cooking for myself and Vcon for when I want to impress others.


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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:28 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:03 am 
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Vegan Brunch in terms of number of things made out of it, Vcon in terms of repeated usage for a more limited number of recipes. VPITS and VCIYCJ tie in third place as I made tons of sweets for a while, before moving to AFR to rein in the damanges .

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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:02 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:28 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:06 pm 
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Veganomicon is probably my most used cookbook. Chloe's Kitchen has been getting a lot of use recently.


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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:11 pm 
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This depends on how you define used the most. VwaV is the book I've made the largest percentage of recipes from, but I use it pretty infrequently now. I use La Dolce Vegan for all my seitan flavoring needs, so I think it's the book I take off my shelf most often. The book I've been making the most recipes out of lately is Chloe's Kitchen.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:31 pm 
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Viva Vegan for sure - & I have loved *everything* I've made from it - followed by Vegan Diner.

I recently bought the Ethnic Vegetarian. There are a very few cheese & egg recipes, some easy to veganise - not strictly speaking a vegan book, but at least 95% of the recipes are. I have already made a bunch of stuff & it's going to overtake Vegan Diner very soon as one of my most used cookbooks. I love how it gives you spice blends for every type of cuisine, & for an Australian who isn't really exposed to a lot of South American, Caribbean, African, & Southern US cuisine, it's a real education & exciting to try so many unfamiliar flavours. Most of the ingredients are easy to find & the recipes are easy to prepare in under 45 minutes too. I recommend it to anyone who loves spicy food.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:38 pm 
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I keep a list of my favourite cookbooks and the recipes I have tried.... so I can say for sure that I have tried (and loved) Tess Challis' cookbooks the most

Radiant Health, Inner Wealth
Two Week Wellness Solution
Radiance 4 Life

Appetite for Reduction is next...

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http://tastespace.wordpress.com/2012/03 ... own-to-10/

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:10 pm 
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party vegan and quick fix vegan and her vegetarian meat & potatoes cookbook (has vegan options) all by robin robertson, are in pretty heavy rotation at our house. however, i do have quite a few new vegan cookbooks i need to give a try like vegan diner and vegan sandwiches :)

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 Post subject: Re: Which vegan cookbook have you used the most?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:27 am 
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As most of you - Veganomicon - even when I want just to cook plain rice I always check how much water I really need. I know this quite well but double check in Vcon always makes me more comfortable ;). And AFR - just for zucchini-beans tacos - it's insanely tasty, like I make them twice a month at least.

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