Urban Pantry (Google eBook)

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Skipstone, Jun 1, 2011 - 177 pages
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* Timely recession-proof tips for getting the most out of your pantry and produce * Great gift for home cooks, gardeners, and canners * Focuses on small-batch preserving for home owners and apartment dwellers Urban Pantry is a smart, concise guide to creating a full and delicious larder in your own home. It covers kitchen essentials, like what basics to keep on hand for quick, tasty meals without a trip to the store, and features recipes that adapt old-fashioned pantry cooking for a modern audience. Avid chef and gardener Amy Pennington demystifies canning and pickling for the urban kitchen and provides tips for growing a practical food garden in even the smallest of spaces. Her more than sixty creative recipes blend both gourmet and classic flavors while keeping economy in mind, and include: Whole Grain Bread Indian-Pickled Carrots Herbal Minestrone Apricot Chickpea Salad White Bean &Lemon Salad Over Easy with Tomato & Chocolate-Buttermilk Cake Toasted Almond Crackers Potato Gratin with Cashew Cream Walnut & Chicken Fig & Batidos Milk-Braised Pork Shoulder with Sage Rhubarb Jam Boozy Blood Orange Marmalade Urban Pantry holds sustainability at its center: Take advantage of local ingredients, eliminate wasteful kitchen practices, and make the most out of the food you buy or grow.

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While some of her recipes sounded good, others did not. - LibraryThing
Looking forward to trying some of the recipes. - Goodreads
Recipes are included, which seem pretty healthy. - Goodreads

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User Review  - samanthadeirdre - LibraryThing

I can't think why I picked up this book in the first place, because neither the title nor the cover is especially compelling. I'm glad I did, however, because some of the recipes inside are gold! As a ... Read full review

Review: Urban Pantry: Tips and Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable and Seasonal Kitchen

User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

This book has inspired me to rethink how to stock my kitchen. There is some really good and well-researched/tested information in here that I plan to implement this week. I borrowed this book from the ... Read full review


stocking the pantry
kitchen economy
whole grains
beans peas
cooking with eggs
milk yogurt
smallbatch preserving
the pantry garden

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