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Maxine Chuck

Maxine Chuck
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Maxine and Beth’s book about vegan cooking includes a chapter devoted to kids, with ideas for how the entire family can enjoy a vegan lifestyle.

Maxine Chuck
Maxine's Featured Recipe
Spinach Dip

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Maxine Effenson Chuck is a writer and editor with a special interest in cooking. She works in Boston, Massachusetts, and is senior development editor at Pearson Education in Boston.

 

She is the coauthor with Beth Gurney of 125 Best Vegan Recipes, which includes recipes that many of us grew up with and which are adapted for vegan diet. All but one recipe take under an hour to prepare and are made with ingredients that can be found in most supermarkets. The book has recipes for appetizers, soups, salad, wraps, pasta, grains, desserts and baked goods.

 

Maxine lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with her husband, one of her two daughters and a dog and two cats.

Latest Recipes

Cranberry Nut Bread

This bread is just the thing for entertaining in the afternoon with coffee or tea, or for dessert after a light lunch. It also makes a n...

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Cheeseless Pizza

This customized pizza is healthy and tasty, plus it can become a family project, with all family members designing their own portions of ...

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Spinach Dip

This adaptable dip is a perfect accompaniment to sliced vegetables, bread or crackers. For an attractive presentation, hollow out a roun...

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Hummus with Roasted Red Peppers

This versatile spread has many applications. Serve it as an appetizer with sliced vegetables, as a dip for crackers or in a pita. It can ...

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Herbed Flatbread Chips

These homemade crackers have enough personality to stand on their own but they also go well with a roasted garlic and white bean dip or ...

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Fresh Minted Pea Soup

This soup, which is a warm-weather version of the hearty dried split pea soup, can be purèed using a blender or left in a chunkier form ...

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Soy Bacon, Basil and Tomato Pockets

This twist on an old American classic, the BLT, is just as good as the original.

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Hot-and-Sour Udon Noodle Soup

Udon noodles are a staple in Japanese cuisine. These soft, doughy noodles are now available in many supermarkets and specialty stores. B...

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Spaghetti and Soyballs

Here’s an old standard with a contemporary vegan twist. You get the health benefits of soy, the great taste of tomato sauce and the sati...

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Shepherd’s Pie

Here’s a new version of an old standby that everyone will enjoy. Delicious when hot out of the oven, it also makes a great leftover.

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Curried Vegetables with Tofu

If you’re looking for a healthy, flavorful meal for family and friends, serve this dish over hot fluffy jasmine or basmati rice.

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Roasted Bell Peppers

These multipurpose peppers are always great to have on hand, as they can be used in a number of recipes. Use a variety of colored peppers...

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Sticky Pecan Squares

These delicious squares combine the best of two classics: shortbread and pecan pie.

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Pasta Puttanesca

Easy and filling, this is the perfect recipe when everyone’s hungry and you don’t have a lot of time to cook an elaborate meal. Add cape...

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