Buried Treasures: Tasty Tubers of the World : how to Grown and Enjoy Root Vegetables, Tubers, Rhizomes, and Corms

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2007 - Cooking - 119 pages
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Moving beyond the usual crops of potatoes and yams, this sourcebook offers up a feast of tropical and hardy tubers that are easy to grow, great to look at, and delicious to eat. In addition to being a fascinating culinary history, it provides detailed tips for buying, growing, harvesting, and cooking each of the featured vegetables. Tropical giants like elephant ears and yautia provide exotic accents in a summer border or container, then easily move indoors when the days get cooler. Hardy plants like North American Natives spring beauty and Jack-in-the-Pulpit can stay in the ground all year-round, providing an appealing floral display in spring and hearty nourishment in fall. The dozens of inspired recipes make this a must-have for adventurous gardeners and gourmet chefs alike.

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Buried Treasures: Tasty Tubers of the World (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

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Unusual edible roots, tubers, corms, and rhizomes are the subject of the newest entry edited by Hanson (after The Tree Care Primer) in the publisher's series. These affordable guides, attractively ... Read full review


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