Backyard Foraging

65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
Zachos, Ellen (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Backyard Foraging

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Authors: Zachos, Ellen
Title: Backyard foraging
65 familiar plants you didn't know you could eat
Publisher: North Adams, MA :, Storey Publishing,, 2013
Characteristics: 239 pages :,illustrations,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ellen Zachos
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Getting started : identifying habitats in the 'hood, ensuring safety, ethical harvesting
Harvest with care : you don't have to sacrifice your scenery; picking shoots and young foliage; foraging flowers, fruits, and nuts; digging roots and tubers; timing for taste
Grazing greens : tasty leaves and stems
The fruits of nature's labor : edible flowers and fruits
Nature's granola : nuts and seeds
Hidden treasure : roots, tubers, and rhizomes
Friendly fungi
You wouldn't do this if it didn't taste good : recipes and storage advice
Syrups, jams, and jellies
Baked goods
Savory dishes
Fruity miscellany
Resources and recommended reading
Books about wild edible plants
Foraging books with blogs
Vendors of mushroom-growing supplies
Food preparation
ISBN: 1612120091
Branch Call Number: 641.303 Z16b 2013
Subject Headings: Cooking (Wild foods) Wild plants, Edible Identification
Topical Term: Cooking (Wild foods)
Wild plants, Edible
LCCN: 2012043352
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Packed with useful information, from identifying habitats in the 'hood to ensuring safety and ethical harvesting.

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