Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

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Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
Author Deborah Madison
Illustrator Catherine Kirkwood, Laurie Smith (photographs)
Country United States
Language English
Published 1997 (Broadway Books)
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 742
ISBN 9780767900140
OCLC 36647876

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone is a 1997 cook book by Deborah Madison. It contains 1,400 vegetarian recipes from soups to desserts.


In a review of Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone, Gourmet magazine wrote "Before you even read a word, the clean type, elegant, well-organized layout, and helpful illustrations reassure you that you won’t be pulling your hair out trying to follow a recipe. And then Madison’s warm, knowledgeable prose pulls you in."[1]

Michael Ruhlman noted "For all these reasons, in the 17 years I've been writing about cooks and cooking, I have purchased a single cookbook, several years ago, for myself, a single book to inspire me and broaden my culinary imagination: "Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone," by Deborah Madison, .."[2] and The New Yorker "found Madison to be a charming and non-threatening psychopomp into the realm of what I imagined to be the half-dead, the eaters of what she frequently calls “plant food,” which, to me, sounded like “fish food.”" [3]

Publishers Weekly gave a starred review writing "Many have tried to create a reliable, encyclopedic vegetarian cookbook, but few have succeeded. Madison (The Greens Cookbook; The Savory Way) comes through with a weighty volume.." and called it an "incredibly complete and triumphant effort."[4]


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  1. ^ a b Kate Winslow (August 2008). "Book Review: Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone". Gourmet. Condé Nast. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Ruhlman, Michael (March 28, 2014). "Book Review: 'The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone' by Deborah Madison". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  3. ^ Emma Allen (April 15, 2014). "For Love and Vegetables". The New Yorker. Condé Nast. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone". Publishers Weekly. PWxyz LLC. September 29, 1997. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  5. ^ "IACP Cookbook of the Year". Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  6. ^ "James Beard Awards: Awards Search". James Beard Foundation. Retrieved January 16, 2017.