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Marie Simmons

Marie Simmons
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“Writing a cookbook is purely organic. It is necessary for me to touch the food.... It’s as if I need to stand in the kitchen and roll out the cookie dough or shape the fresh pasta before I can find the words to fill the pages that will someday be a book," says Marie.

Marie Simmons
Marie's Featured Recipe
Baked Rice and Cheese

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Marie Simmons is an award winning cookbook author, cooking teacher, and food writer. She has written or co-written 20 plus cookbooks. Marie’s latest cookbook is “Whole World Vegetarian.”


Among her other books are “Fresh & Fast Vegetarian: Recipes That Make a Meal, “Things Cooks Love” (for Sur La Table), “Fig Heaven, Seventy Recipes for the World’s Most Luscious Fruit”, James Beard award winning, “The Good Egg” and “The Amazing World of Rice”. Marie wrote a column called Cooking for Health for Bon Appetit for 18 years and was a long time columnist for both the LA Times Syndicate and the Contra Costa Times.


Marie and her family lived in Brooklyn, NY for over 30 years, moved in 1997 to the San Francisco Bay Area, and now live in Eugene, OR where life is sweet because they love close to their daughter and grandchildren, grow vegetables in their backyard garden, nurture six glorious hens and are backyard beekeepers.

 

Her website is www.mariesimmons.com.

 

 

Latest Recipes

Baked Rice and Cheese

If you are looking for an alternative for traditional macaroni and cheese, look no further than this recipe for Baked Rice and Cheese. Familiar ingredients combine in an unexpected way to recreate the comfort food classic, and it's likely that you all of the necessary ingredients already on hand. For more adventurous eaters, this baked rice casserole recipe can be modified in a variety of ways. Be sure to check out the variation below that includes mushrooms and bacon.

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