A few weeks ago I ordered some books and you decided to get this cookbook I've been looking at for a long time.  I have this weird desire to cook through a cookbook.  Doesn't that sound fun?  One of the funniest thing about me is that I'm not that good of a cook, and don't really even like it all that much.  BUT I do love to eat and as much as I love to eat I love to try new recipes.  So, the administrator in me loves to look through cookbooks, find recipes and make lists of ingredients.  It's the actual cooking that gets in the way.  Sometimes I just pick things out and Aaron makes them (and usually doesn't even follow the recipe and they are always BETTER!) and other times I cook them and feel like super-mom for just making a meal from a cookbook!  I'm weird, I know.

Anyhow back to my new cookbook.  I've decided that we're going to go in order through a few of the chapters.  This way you just cook what's next!  How fun!  The main course options are as follows, Soothing Soups and Savory Stews, Pasta and Noodles, Tofu and Seitan, and Vegetable, Grain and Bean Main Dishes.  I gave Aaron the honor of picking the two categories for this week and we would just pick the first recipe in each section and go from there.

I will not keep you holding your breath any longer!  This week we will be enjoying Savory Tofu Burgers, Veggie Upside-Down Casserole, Quick Three-Grain Brown Bread, and Roasted Sweet Potatos and Apples.  Don't those all sound so delish!  Oh I'm ready to make one of them right now!!!

As I make things I'll post recipes so you can see that Vegetarian recipes are easy, normal and not full of only pasta and broccoli.

Oh I forgot to tell you that name of the cookbook …. THE VEGETARIAN FAMILY COOKBOOK by Nava Altas