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100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local Bounty of the Pacific Northwest


272 pages

ISBN: 9781632170545

Simply delicious, healthy “vegetable-forward” recipes are at the heart of this cookbook that celebrates the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Increasingly, people are incorporating more vegetables and fruits into their daily diets, and this collection of 100 recipes provides satisfying, uncomplicated ideas for every meal of the day, including snacks and desserts. With dishes like Sweet Corn and Red Lentil Soup, Baked Pasta and Greens Casserole, and Cherry Fro-Yo for dessert, here are 100 tasty ways to eat your fruits and vegetables

From the Trade Paperback edition.

For the past 18 years, journalist and chef KIM O’DONNEL has dispensed cooking advice for numerous publications, including the Washington Post and USA Today. The first Meatless Monday blogger on record, O’Donnell is the author of The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook and The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations. She lives in Seattle.

PNW Veg is a feast for your eyes and your tummy! Kim O'Donnel's creative combo of flavors accompanied by lively personal narrative and tips will get you out of your recipe rut and ignite a passion to prepare plants. Eating healthy, local, fresh produce will never be boring again!”
Trudi Inslee, first lady of Washington

 “Sassy sister Kim O’Donnel digs deep into the Pacific Northwest for a fresh crop of recipes as fun as they are fascinating. Foraging for new ingredients while putting a spin on old favorites, she grooves on greens and grains, proves her mettle with the nettle, and picks a peck of (local) produce sure to turn even the most devout carnivore into a veg lover.”
—Nancy Leson, KNKX Radio, food commentator

“What a colorful and exciting collection of recipes brimming with lively flavors. This is a book people can love and a book to cheer about. Maybe with the help of Kim's Rhubarb Salsa, people will fall in love with raw rhubarb too!”
Paula Wolfert, award-winning author of nine cookbooks, including The Food of Morocco

“Velvety and sexy, crackling and crunchy, PNW Veg is a culinary bounty. Alongside sumptuous photography, these recipes are vivid, fresh, and filled with delights, from fried fiddleheads to chocolate-beet bundt cakeeach is tantalizing and original. O’Donnel draws forth the pleasures of eating your vegetables. Readers will be intrigued, delighted, and absolutely inspired.”
Diana Abu-Jaber, author of Life Without a Recipe and The Language of Baklava

“Vegetables are wicked sexy dressed or undressed, and they are plentiful and all around us. Kim spotlights these sexy little beasts from the PNW with her veg-forward, plant-passionate voice and friendly, doable recipes. No matter what corner of the globe you’re in, this cookbook will show you how to delight all you serve.”
—Derek Sarno, plant pusher at

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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