Top 6 Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks
Over the last quarter-century, vegetarian cooking in America has moved away from the gloppy, heavy food of the hippie stereotype into a bright garden of possibilities. Now it's less about any particular "ism" than the celebration of the place that vegetables, fruits, beans, and grains have in so many culinary traditions. This can be bold, surprising food. With the rise of the farmers' market ethic, vegetables are finally having their day in the culinary sun, and these books deserve a place on the shelf of any cook interested in vibrant, healthy eating.