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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.

Looking for a last-minute dish to feed a crowd? We're here to help! VT editors hand-picked our best vegan and vegetarian holiday recipes for a new Kindle e-book. Psst: it makes a sweet present for all your friends and family.

Not sure what to make for your Thanksgiving feast? Don't worry! Just in time for the big day, we hand-picked the best VT holiday recipes for a new Kindle e-book.

Didn't catch last night's 2014 James Beard Awards? No worries. We whipped up a handy-dandy cheat sheet to the veg-tastic books nominated in the Focus on Health and Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian categories.

When you consider that chef Fran Costigan’s mother dished up chocolate ice cream for breakfast, it seems fated that the dessert queen’s latest cookbook should be titled Vegan Chocolate.

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.

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

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.

In the age of e-books, your next new favorite cookbook is only a click away. These five go-to titles have got your cooking needs covered, whether you’re looking for a guide to green juices and smoothies, decadent dessert recipes, a show-stopping meal, or a simple and healthy snack. Plus, they're tree-free!

During autumn, Sundays are for cooking and Ravens games in the Bowen household. Last weekend, a gathering at our small Baltimore row house grew from the usual suspects—my husband and toddler—to ten very hungry guests. And whether you like football or not, fall is always the perfect season for a big bowl of vegetarian chili.