Herb Garden Gourmet: Grow Herbs, Eat Well, and Be Green (Google eBook)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., May 1, 2009 - Cooking - 304 pages
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"I'm wild about this book! Tim and Jan give us all the knowledge to cultivate our own herbs and endless ways to put them on the family table."
Lorrianne Crook, host of Celebrity Kitchen and co-host of the nationally syndicated Crook & Chase Countdown

Spice up your cooking with organic herbs from your own backyard!

Cooking and gardening come together in this delightfully green book of herb-gardening tips and flavor-packed herb-based recipes. From the garden to the kitchen, experience the pleasure of growing, harvesting, and cooking with your own organic herbs, such as dill, basil, thyme, oregano, coriander, ginger, fennel, and sage.

Learn how to plant and cultivate 15 of the best fresh herbs, and then move to the kitchen to utilize each herb in more than 150 innovative and delicious recipes, such as:

Chicken and Cilantro Stuffed Peppers

Asparagus with Tarragon Butter Sauce

Dilled Barley Soup with Vegetables

Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Lemon, and Parsley Dressing

Savory Mushroom Quiche

Pork Roast with Mushroom Sauce

Ginger and Pear Muffi ns

Rosemary Grilled Chicken

Get inspired! With ample room to jot down notes and recipes, you can add, modify, or create your own culinary endeavors as you move through each chapter. Highlighted with history, cooking tips, and information about herbal health benefi ts, this is the only book you need to grow green and eat well.

MORE PRAISE FOR THE HERB GARDEN GOURMET:

"One of the best written and most informative books on cooking and gardening with herbs, from drying herbs to planning your own herb garden and how to cook with them."
Nathalie Dupree, TV chef and cookbook author

"One of the most comprehensive cookbooks we've ever seen on herbs and healthful cooking, and we highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in making the most of their favorite dishes."
Donna and Jimmy Dean

  

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Contents

Gardening with Herbs
1
Good Neighbors Planting Your Garden Wisely
4
Seting the Stage with Soil
7
Container Gardening
10
Basil
13
Dil
27
Oregano
44
Coriander
56
Parsley
163
Savory
191
Fennel
206
Garlic
227
Ginger
240
Entertainig with Herbs
252
Blank Recipe Cards
264
Glossary
272

Tarragon
73
Chives
86
Rosemary
97
Bay Leaf
108
Thyme
127
Sage
143
Recipe Index
279
Gardening Index
290
About the Authors
292
Back Cover
293
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Tim Haas and Jane Beane have been cooking with herbs for years and sharing their knowledge at herbal conferences, workshops, and conventions. They hosted the PBS television show "Herbal Impressions with Tim and Jan," which combined culinary and gardening endeavors.

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