EVERYTHING FAMILY &
"Mother of Family Ideas"
Cookbook serves up versatile recipes and easy shopping
alternate with inspiring quotations by famous authors about mother
earth and more.
Compiled by Portia Little
Metal spiral bound, soft cover, 78 Pages, Compact size of 4
1/4" x 5 1/2,
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by Portia Little
Make this salad up ahead of time, then add the
dressing and toss just before serving.
pounds fresh spinach, washed
8-ounce can mandarin oranges,
8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts,
small red onion, sliced
Prepared salad dressing,
or see recipe below
Break spinach into bite-size pieces. Combine
spinach, oranges, water chestnuts, and onion rings. Cover and chill. Toss
with dressing to serve. Serves 6 to 8 as a side dish.
Note: For a delicious dressing, combine 1/4 cups
salad oil, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1
tablespoon soy sauce, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard.
vegetarians and nonvegetarians happy at the same table.
handy, pocket-size recipe resource works for vegetarians and
non-vegetarians alike. The Easy Vegetarian answers the
question of how to please both at the same meal. Eliminating
information overload, this 78 page cookbook is divided into three
sections: Sweets and Desserts, Main Dishes and Everything
Else. It features just over three dozen recipes and tips
from the best of a recipe collection enjoyed by the author, who has
been creating easy and mouth-watering vegetarian dishes for over 20
years. Adaptations for vegetarian and vegan diets are included.
it Simple - Fewer choices, fewer ingredients, shorter prep time
Easy Vegetarian features quick-fix dishes for today's busy
cook, many of which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Classic
dishes such as Pumpkin Pie (made with tofu), Reuben Sandwiches (with
tempeh), and Corn Bread (don't miss the quickie corn bread tip on
page 67) complement innovative recipes such as as Crunchy Nutty Loaf
(the author's favorite) and Golden Raisin Rice Pilaf. Ideas for
freezing, preparing ahead, and serving are featured as well as tips
on how to add extra protein.
Portia Little Food
columnist, editor and feature writer for newspapers and magazines,
Portia Little is an expert at food and fun.
Pursuing her passion for great food, Little decided to make a
career of food writing. Her fervor brought her to deciding to pen
her own cookbooks. Not wanting to be another Rachael Ray, Little
decided to create her own niche by writing souvenir cookbooks. They
are small spiral-bound cookbooks that are filled with delicious
well as other interests of the author. Deciding to self-publish, she
claimed complete control over her cookbooks, and what a delight they
are. (Jennifer Wickes, food writer)
"Recipes Roses &
Some of my favorite recipes from this book are: Fresh Apple Cake,
Chicken Salad with Grapes, Four-Layer Blueberry Dessert and Oven
Each recipe is preceded by a quote from a poem. Shakespeare,
Burns, Percy Bysshe Shelley and more penned some of the quotes you
Her recipes are easy-to-follow and delicious. They do not
require unusual ingredients or equipment. Just great food that bring
family favorites to your plate.
"The Easy Vegetarian"
Some of my favorite recipes from this book are: Fresh Peach Crumble,
Roasted Vegetables, and Tomato Bruschetta.
Again, Portia finds fitting quotes to precede each recipe,
bringing her love of food and literature together. You will find
the Bible, Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, as well as others.
With this book, you can create healthy meals for
vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike!
Seashore Recipes & Rhymes"
After numerous vacations to New England, Portia decided to create
this little nugget of some of New England's favorite recipes.
Some of my favorite recipes from this book are: Brandied
Apple Pie, Lime Grilled Salmon, Sweet Potato Biscuits and Quick
Each recipe is preceded by a quote from New England Poetry,
which help create the atmosphere of being in New England when one
Her recipes make you feel like you have gone to the
"Lusty Limericks &
Some of my favorite recipes from this book are: Kahlua Cake,
Pineapple Macadamia Charlotte and a Hummingbird Cake.
Each recipe is preceded by some racy limericks, as the title
suggests. They are all in good taste and quite funny.
These tasty desserts will have you on a romantic
adventure of your own!
Food, Fact & Fancy"
Having lived in the Finger Lake region of New York State for years,
why not pen a book on the experience? Anyone who has been to the
region knows of the beautiful landscape, the delicious award-winning
wines, and a slower life that makes trips there so enjoyable.
Some of my favorite recipes from this book are: Keuka Lake Wine
Cake, The Spiedie and Harvest Carrot and Walnut Soup.
Each recipe is preceded by facts concerning upstate New York. Some
them are amusing, others are very interesting, but in every case,
learn to appreciate this area much more.
These recipes make you feel as if you have traveled
to the Finger Lakes on a weekend trip.
About the Author
The author, Portia Little, has
been a food columnist, editor, and feature writer. She has
contributed to magazines and newspapers including Bon Appetit,
The Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Granite State News. Most
recently Portia was editor of CALSnews for the College
of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell. Little, who lives in
Ithaca, NY, is also a resident of the seashore town of Jamestown,
RI. A graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in journalism and
home economics, she is a master's degree candidate at Clark
University in Worcester, MA.
Healthy Dishes Everyone Will Enjoy
card" cookbook with inspiring sentiments
Easy Vegetarian, fits easily into pocket or purse,
and it can double as a unique greeting card (a bargain at today's
card prices!) when placed atop a gift package. One quote among
sentiments about vegetarianism and nature: "The earth and ocean
seem to sleep in one another's arms and dream of waves, flowers,
clouds, woods, rocks, and all that we read in their smiles and call
by Portia Little:
Bread Pudding Bliss
Roses & Rhyme
England Seashore Recipes & Rhyme
Limericks and Luscious Desserts
Finger Lakes: Food, Fact & Fancy