Barbara Kafka is the author of award-winning books her readers swear by, among them Vegetable Love , Roasting: A Simple Art, Party Food, Soup: A Way of Life, and The New York Times bestseller Microwave Gourmet. Vegetable Love was winner of the 1006 IACP award for Best Single Subject Cookbook and Barbara was recently honored with the James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award.
She was a regular contributor to The New York Times and has written extensively for food magazines in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. She lives in New York and Vermont with her husband, Dr. Ernest Kafka.
To learn more about Vegetable Love and Barbara's other books or to purchase them from Amazon, click on the Books section or any book image.
Look for this Week's Recipe Rainbow Beets with Celery, Capers and Dill—combining red, golden and Chiogga beets into a summery greenmarket salad that's also a good make-ahead. Other great dishes can be found in Recipe Library. To learn more about fiddlehead ferns and other vegetables, click on Vegetable Tip. The new Food and Travel section features food finds from far and wide.And don't forget to Visit Ask Barbara where you can submit questions and read what others had to say.