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The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook

From the Garden to the Table in 120 Recipes
Damrosch, Barbara (Book - 2013)
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Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America's foremost organic gardeners--and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer , and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower . Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they've written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow. The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook is two books in one. It's a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to maximize the fruits--and vegetables--of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries. And it's a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops--yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs. Eating doesn't get any more local than your own backyard.
Authors: Damrosch, Barbara
Title: The four season farm gardener's cookbook
from the garden to the table in 120 recipes
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub. Co., [2013], c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: v, 485 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Barbara Damrosch & Eliot Coleman
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Pt. 1. The garden
Introduction: Why grow your own food
The soil
The layout
The crops : what to grow
The crops : how to grow
Making it easy
Pt. 2. The kitchen
Introduction: Cooking the harvest
Appetizers and sandwiches
Soups
Salads and dressings
Egg dishes
Pasta, grains, and legumes
Summer vegetables
Cooking greens
Earthy vegetables
Meat and seafood dishes
Desserts
Additional Contributors: Coleman, Eliot 1938-
ISBN: 0761156690
9780761156697
Branch Call Number: 635 D166f 2013
Subject Headings: Cooking (Fruit) Cooking (Vegetables) Fruit-culture Organic gardening Vegetable gardening
Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Topical Term: Cooking (Fruit)
Cooking (Vegetables)
Fruit-culture
Organic gardening
Vegetable gardening
LCCN: 2012038932
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A yummy collection of recipes that gives you ideas on what to do with your garden bounty in the kitchen from two gardener greats, Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman.


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