The #1 Book for All Things Vegetable

This review is part of our community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and putti…

This review is part of our community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and putting them through a series of rigorous reviews—considered, tested, and written by none other than you. And so, let’s hand it off to our community members Erin, Ruth, and Shereen. Here are their reviews of your five favorite vegetable-forward books—and their nail-biting verdict on which one reigned supreme.


When a Food52 editor connected the three of us over email, we quickly figured out what we had in common. Nope, we’re not vegetarians, not one of us. But we’re all obsessed with fresh produce and cook vegetarian much of the time.

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Pull-Apart Monkey Bread That’s Toasty, Oaty, Wonderful

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest recipe contest: your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk. Ready your mixing bowls and preheat those ovens, because today we’re announcing w…

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest recipe contest: your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk. Ready your mixing bowls and preheat those ovens, because today we're announcing which recipe took home the number-one spot—and it's sure to be your next weekend baking project.


Earlier this summer, we put out a call for your best dessert recipes that not only make use of oat milk, but are made that much better for it. In came your recipes for silky panna cottas, vibrant smoothie bowls, crumbly cakes, and icy and creamy granitas. Two weeks ago, our team of recipe testers, food stylists, and photographers put the top five to the test.

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Make This Spice Brick Tonight, Change Your Dinners (& Lunches) Forever

Our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, saw a boggling flood of submissions. (We get it: You love butter. So do we.) We tested (and tasted) an array of recipes starring butter—whipped, schmeared, melted, browned, and infused.

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Our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, saw a boggling flood of submissions. (We get it: You love butter. So do we.) We tested (and tasted) an array of recipes starring butter—whipped, schmeared, melted, browned, and infused.

Among them were spiced shortbread, crumbly cherry bars, and even just... better butter.

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For the Coziest, Hands-Off Chicken Recipe, Look No Further

When we put out the call for our latest recipe contest, we asked you to send in your most “settable-and-forgettable” (but not, you know, forgettable) slow-cooker recipes. (Pajamas not required, but strongly encouraged.)

And you all hugely delivered. O…

When we put out the call for our latest recipe contest, we asked you to send in your most "settable-and-forgettable" (but not, you know, forgettable) slow-cooker recipes. (Pajamas not required, but strongly encouraged.)

And you all hugely delivered. Our test kitchen was set ablaze (electronically) with melty meats, complex curries, and saucy sandwiches. The competition was fierce; the top recipe was not immediately apparent, which meant for vigorous rounds of re-tastings testings.

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How Mom’s Creamy Baked Eggs Became a Contest-Winning Recipe

Our latest recipe contest, Your All-Time Best Creamy Breakfast, had an unexpected benefit—we learned a magic trick to make any morning approximately 100 times better.

And while a magician isn’t supposed to reveal her techniques, we’ll let it slip just…

Our latest recipe contest, Your All-Time Best Creamy Breakfast, had an unexpected benefit—we learned a magic trick to make any morning approximately 100 times better.

And while a magician isn't supposed to reveal her techniques, we'll let it slip just this once: Make sdebrango's contest-winning Creamy Baked Eggs. That's it—that's the whole trick! Promise, it works wonders.

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These Lusciously Creamy, Cheesy Baked Eggs Are the Breakfast of Champions

Rise and Shine, because we’ve partnered with Milk to bring you our latest contest: your all-time best creamy breakfast recipe starring real milk. Read on for all the delicious, dreamy details.

When we put out the call—to excited early risers and ala…

Rise and Shine, because we've partnered with Milk to bring you our latest contest: your all-time best creamy breakfast recipe starring real milk. Read on for all the delicious, dreamy details.


When we put out the call—to excited early risers and alarm clock snoozers alike—for our latest recipe contest, we asked you to bring your creamiest, dreamiest breakfasts to the table.

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