Your Organic Kitchen: The Essential Guide to Selecting and Cooking Organic Foods

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Rodale Books, Oct 11, 2002 - Cooking - 280 pages
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Organic foods are the fastest-growing trend in cooking. In Your Organic Kitchen, nationally known chef and restauranteur Jesse Ziff Cool shows you the how's and why's of cooking with organics, from stocking your organic pantry to combining seasonal flavors and creating exciting, elegant dishes. Best of all, she offers up a treasure trove of 160 magnificent recipes that reflect her love of food and her commitment to sustainable agriculture and cuisine.

"If the terms 'sustainable' and 'organic' are slowly gaining greater acceptance as viable food-growing and eating options, Jesse Cool is high on the list of people we have to thank. After the informative and heartfelt opening chapters to her wonderful book Your Organic Kitchen, Jesse lovingly guides us through the seasons with delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes. This is the way we should all be cooking!"--Michael Romano, Union Square Café

"Nothing is more important than buying food from people who take care of the land for future generations. These farmers are the ones who produce the fruits and vegetables that make these recipes written by Jesse even more irresistible."--Alice Waters, Chez Panisse, Berkeley, California

"When I first moved to California, the Flea St. Café was one of the restaurants I sought out because of Jesse Cool's culinary reputation and her devotion to sustainable agriculture. Her food was always delicious and homey with a unique style all its own. This cookbook not only embodies the essence of her creativity but it is also a wonderful source for anyone interested in sustainable and organic agriculture."--Nell Newman, Newman's Own Organics: The Second Generation

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Jesse Ziff Cool is dedicated to sustainable agriculture as a writer, spokesperson, and restaurateur. Her books include The Really, Truly, Honest-to-Goodness One-Pot Cookbook.

Shelia Linderman is a professional chef, baker, and food writer and has worked in some of France's and California's best bakeries. She lives in Los Angeles.

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