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Cookbook Report

Cookbook Snapshot: Recipes from Cinnamon Snail Food Truck

Fans of Cinnamon Snail, rejoice! While the beloved NYC-based food truck recently called it (mostly) quits, chef/owner Adam Sobel has served up a new cookbook, so you can re-create truck favorites at home. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got our eye on the New England–Style Chickpea “Crab” Cakes with Lemon Dijon Tartar Sauce, excerpted here.

Copy Cat in the Kitchen: Red Lentil and Kabocha Squash Soup

A review copy of Herbivoracious by Michael Natkin has been sitting on top of my file cabinet at work for about a year and a half. I’d marked several recipes that looked good, set it aside, and forgot about it. After finally trying a recipe for this installment of Copy Cat in the Kitchen, the book is coming back to the Cat Cave and I’m bookmarking the Web site.

Cookbook Report: Sarah Matheny's More Peas, Thank You

Cooking homemade, plant-based meals almost every night of the week for my family is one of the most gratifying and joyful parts of my daily life—but that doesn’t mean it isn’t stressful sometimes. Juggling a full-time job and an energetic toddler can make meal prep tricky, which is why I love this family-friendly enchilada recipe from blogger and cookbook author Sarah Matheny’s recently released More Peas, Thank You cookbook, sequel to the New York Times bestselling Peas and Thank You. These enchiladas can be made in stages, and they don’t create a lot of dishes—the bane of my existence

Cookbook Report: Q & A with Mary McCartney, author of FOOD: Vegetarian Home Cooking

While many vegetarians have to eschew family food traditions in pursuit of a plant-based diet, there is an ever-growing number of us lucky enough to be raised in a vegetarian household and to learn, from childhood, how to cook and eat healthfully in a vegetarian kitchen. So it was for Mary McCartney—daughter of Paul McCartney of the Beatles and the late Linda McCartney, a rock photographer, musician, and animal rights activist who penned several vegetarian cookbooks and created the vegetarian product line Linda McCartney Foods.

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