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366 Delicious Ways to Cook Rice, Beans, and Grains
     

366 Delicious Ways to Cook Rice, Beans, and Grains

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by Andrea Chesman
 

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Andrea Chesman presents 366 creative and flavorful "natural gourmet" recipes using a wide variety of beans and grains, like basmati and jasmine rice, adzuki beans, amaranth, and quinoa. Organized by course and main ingredient, these dishes range from light and lively starters to hearty and soul-satisfying foods that stick to your ribs but not to your waistline.

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Andrea Chesman presents 366 creative and flavorful "natural gourmet" recipes using a wide variety of beans and grains, like basmati and jasmine rice, adzuki beans, amaranth, and quinoa. Organized by course and main ingredient, these dishes range from light and lively starters to hearty and soul-satisfying foods that stick to your ribs but not to your waistline. American favorites are well represented here, but adventurous cooks will be pleased to find ethnic cuisines dominating this mouthwatering collection, including such recipes as:

  • Healthy Mediterranean diet-inspired recipes
  • Spicy Vegetable Couscous
  • Pesto Pasta with Cranberry Beans
  • Smoky Black Bean Burritos
  • Jamaican-Style Rice and Peas This wonderful addition to our 366 Ways series features foods that are among the most versatile and healthful in the human diet, not to mention absolutely delicious.
  • Recipes are high in flavor, low in fat.
  • Each recipe includes a detailed nutritional analysis, which counts calories, fat, percentage of calories from fat, protein, fiber, sodium, and calcium.
  • Vegetarian dishes dominate the collection, but healthful variations include salmon, shrimp, and chicken.

Editorial Reviews

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“An invaluable aid in my quest to add meatless main dishes to our weekly menu planning.”—Rich Hines, Christian Science Monitor
 
“Chesman educates and adds to the vegetarian repertoire. Many of the recipes represent rather innovative first-of-their-kind dishes or almost infinite (and unusual) variations on a standard.”—Barbara Jacobs, Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452276543
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
428,916
Product dimensions:
7.15(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.19(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Andrea Chesman is a graduate of Cornell University and the author of several books, including Yankee Magazine's Church & Potluck Dinners Cookbook, Simply Healthful Skillet Suppers, and Simply Healthful Past Salads.

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366 Delicious Ways to Cook Rice, Beans, and Grains 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very good cookbook and easy to follow direction. I have have had it for 5 years , my friends have also orded this book and enjoyed it. We really like the crunchy chickpea snacks. It is worth it if you like tring something different.
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