Johnson; learn about climate change with climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe; make an easy, Earth-friendly chilled berry soup with chef Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood
Cookbook; get inspiration from sustainable dressmaker Christy Dawn; do a flower experiment with community garden educator LaShaun Ellis; find new ways to honor Mother Earth with activist Winona LaDuke; and turn some old cans into art fit for a queen (literally) with British artist Ann Carrington.
Discuss "The Moosewood
Restaurant Table: 250 Brand-New Recipes from the Natural Food Restaurant That Revolutionized Eating in America" by the Moosewood
When I told him I was hoping to go to the Moosewood
Restaurant, Ithaca's renowned temple of vegetarian hippie food, he winced.
Research different levels of successful restaurants, from Moosewood
(not exclusively vegetarian) and Charlie Trotter's Marin County raw restaurant (closed after several years, but with a fantastic run) to vegan fast food, raw foods, grocery chains that offer prepared vegan foods, or any place where you might like to train and ultimately work.
The narrative proceeds chronologically, with the sections of the memoir after she leaves her family home organized around decades and the cookbooks she was using at the time: Mastering the Art of French Cooking for the sixties, Time-Life Foods of the World for the seventies, and Moosewood
for the eighties and the nineties.
In a foreword, chef Rozanne Gold writes that Fresh Cooking is a worthy heir to the like-minded Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook, Perla Meyers's The Seasonal Kitchen, and the Moosewood
cookbooks: "All game-changers in the way that people connect to food and cooking in a larger context -- where taste and ethics are not at odds."
Now, 4o years and a dozen cookbooks later, the Moosewood
Collective continues to set the standard for innovative vegetarian cuisine.
Cookbook in the 197s changed the way vegetarian fare was viewed and prompted many a novice to embark on a lifetime of vegetarian food exploration.
Where once the Moosewood
Cookbook and the Barefoot Contessa reigned side by side with an old Joy of Cooking and my mother's Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook, now I click through the lists of dishes on smittenkitchen.com and gardenofeating.com.
Also, Hungarian Mushroom Soup from 'Moosewood
His parents lived there in what he calls "post-hippie domesticity" - Fela Kuti on the stereo, Moosewood
Cookbook in the kitchen.