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More-With-Less Cookbook

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  • Posted August 7, 2014

    This is my go-to cookbook for those times I think I am "poo

    This is my go-to cookbook for those times I think I am "poo", or my kitchen appears to be lacking.  I have worn out two, and was thrilled when it came out in hardcover.  I bought this and "Extending the Table", which is another exceptional cookbook like this one, for my daughter's bridal shower--she specifically asked for them.  And, a wonderful addition to "extending the Table" in the newest book:  specialty diets such as vegetarian or gluten-free.  You cannot go wrong on these books!

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  • Posted March 16, 2009

    So far, so good

    So far I have only made 2 recipes from this book, but they have both turned out very tasty. This cookbook is stripped down, no photos and sometimes up to 3 or 4 recipes to a page. It is not glossy, but it has loads of content.

    Written 25 years ago by a Mennonite woman, it does speak to the Mennonite values, but I do not think that it is overly preachy. The main focus is on creating healthy and wholesome, non-processed meals for you and your family.

    So far, I have tagged over half of the recipes in the book as those that I would like to try in the near future. I especially like all of the recipe options for various types of beans and different twists to casseroles that I had not considered previously.

    My one gripe is that they are constantly talking about the benefit of non-processed and whole foods, but most recipes call for margarine, not butter, which seems weird to me.

    Overall, I am impressed thus far and recommend this cookbook.

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    Posted September 18, 2009

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