10 of Our Most Beloved Vegetarian Cookbooks — Everyday Vegetarian

Even if you’re not a vegetarian (or were only a vegetarian for a week in college) chances are you have a vegetarian cookbook on your shelves. Why? If done right, vegetarian food can be some of the most amazing and innovative food available. Despite being identified by what you can’t eat, the truth is vegetarian cooking is very flexible and can accommodate many kinds of diets and preferences, including (gasp!) those who want to add a bit of meat now and then.

So what are some essential vegetarian cookbooks that we always keep on our shelves, no matter what the current food trends? The ones we reach for, whether we’re pulling together a dinner party or just trying to get tonight’s supper on the table? And what about the newer vegetarian cookbooks? Are there any instant classics out there? To answer this, we gathered a list of 10 essential vegetarian cookbooks. Take a look and see if your favorite is among them.

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These Are My Favorite Frozen Burritos — Everyday Vegetarian

Everyone needs a back pocket food. I’m not even talking about the quick egg scramble you make when you don’t feel like cooking — I’m talking about the food you stick in the oven or microwave when you’re in peak I’m-not-cooking mode. Mine is this frozen burrito. It’s got just enough stuff in it to make me really satisfied, with thoughtful flavors and ingredients — how many frozen burritos have options with anasazi beans, kimchi, or cardamon-laced curries? And they’re all vegetarian.

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12 Ways to Store & Display Your Home Bar — Interior Design

(Image credit: Thom Filicia)

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Last week we looked at some seriously enviable wine cellars, but where do you keep the rest of your bar bottles? The options are truly endless. You can have a dedicated bar table or cart for your booze, incorporate it into a set of bookshelves, or you use a console table. You can even hide it in a cabinet, although some of those liquor bottles and cocktail glasses are so pretty, we can’t imagine you’d want them kept out of sight.

Here are 12 ideas for how you can store and display your home bar.

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3 Key Steps for Throwing the Best Surprise Party Ever — Birthday of the Month

There’s more to throwing a surprise party than hiding behind a couch and throwing confetti at someone. (Although, those are fun aspects of it!) Not to freak you out or anything, but if you’re the one throwing the bash, the birthday girl’s happiness rests entirely in your hands. It’s a lot a pressure, we know!

Don’t panic just yet. There are just three small things you need to do in order to throw the best surprise party ever.

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I Made Katy Perry’s Cherry Pie and Lived to Tell the Tale — Recipe Revew

There are some things in life you have to try at least once. The short list includes, but is not limited to, riding a bike, bomb pops on a hot day, sneaking out of the house after curfew, skinny-dipping, and, of course, making Katy Perry’s cherry pie. Yes, Katy Perry just released a recipe for cherry pie and obviously I needed to make it immediately. Because hello, it’s Katy Perry’s cherry pie.

So pop that confetti and bring out the Pérignon because I set out to see if this recipe could be my teenage dream tonight! Was it the eye of the tiger? Here are my thoughts.

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