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.
—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 cake—each 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 WickedHealthyFood.com
"Healthy and simply delicious vegetables are at the heart of this cookbook."
"A new cookbook that celebrates the bounty of the Pacific Northwest."
"Amazing photos of plated masterpieces."
"Local produce finds its way into every meal in another book by Meatless Monday pioneer Kim O’Donnel. Through beautiful photos and more than 100 recipes, O’Donnel’s argument for eating more veggies is pretty convincing."
"Makes the special flavors of the Pacific Northwest accessible to home cooks, no matter where they live."
—NW Book Lovers
"Highlights include desserts, frittata, and black bean and beet burgers."
—West Seattle blog
" Simply delicious."
—PDX Food Press
"From Sweet Corn and Red Lentil Soup to Rhubarb Salsa, Orca Bean Chili Verde to Cherry (and Maybe Chocolate) Fro-Yo, the cookbook provides loads of ideas for Meat Free Monday and beyond!"
—Meat Free Mondays
"Beautiful photographs and crave-worthy food await you this ode to the Pacific Northwest."
—Eat Your Books