Don't Cook the Planet

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Choosing meals prepared with fresh, natural ingredients isn’t just healthy, it’s good for the earth. In Don’t Cook the Planet, author Emily Abrams and an all-star collection of chefs and ecoactivists share more than 70 delicious recipes as well as tips on how to minimize your carbon footprint. Each contributor—including Stephanie Izard, Top Chef star and executive chef at Girl & the Goat; Chevy Chase; MasterChef judge and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot; actor Joshua Henderson; and many others—provides easy, everyday ideas that will save you money and stock your kitchen with fresh, delicious foods while preserving the planet for generations to come. The author, an 18-year-old activist, approaches sustainability from a personal perspective, striving to make changes that will impact her generation, and in so doing, has created a cookbook that explains how positive food choices significantly impact one’s environment as well as one’s health.


Emily Abrams is an 18-year-old activist who has been involved in the movement to fight climate change since 2007. She lives in Deerfield, Massachusetts. Robert Kennedy Jr. is a radio host, an activist, and an attorney specializing in environmental law. He is the son of Robert "Bobby" Kennedy Sr., the former United States Senator for New York and the 64th U.S. Attorney General, and the nephew of former President John F. Kennedy.