Fresh from the Garden: Cooking and Gardening Throughout the Seasons with 250 Recipes

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Clarkson Potter, 1996 - Cooking - 372 pages
A winning combination of America's two best-loved pastimes - cooking and gardening - Fresh from the Garden is the ultimate guide to making the most of fresh produce. One of the earliest proponents of seasonal cooking, award-winning author Perla Meyers celebrates the abundance of the garden throughout the year, from the planting of more than two dozen popular vegetables to harvesting and storing seasonal bounty, with guidelines on preparing each type of produce in ways that complement its unique flavors and the season in which it shines most brightly. Even cooks who never set foot in the garden will relish this comprehensive collection; the nearly 150 recipes in Fresh from the Garden are also tailor-made for anyone who has succumbed to the temptations of the local farm stand.

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Meyers's most recent cookbooks are Spur of the Moment Cook (Morrow, 1994) and The Art of Seasonal Cooking (LJ 9/15/91), but she is probably best known for The Seasonal Kitchen (LJ 8/73), a book that ... Read full review

Contents

Asparagus
4
Beets
12
Corn
100
The Fall Garden
181
Cauliflower
199
Turnips and Rutabagas
252
Celery and Celery Root
277
Fennel
284
Onions Garlic and Shallots
292
Parsnips
312
Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes
318
Basics
351
Index
366
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About the author (1996)

PERLA MEYERS is one of the country's leading cooking teachers and a much-in-demand food industry consultant. A graduate of the Ecole Hoteliere in Lausanne, Switzerland, she is the author of eight cookbooks, including the award-winning The Seasonal Kitchen, the first cookbook inducted into the Cookbook Hall of Fame. Her articles have been featured in the New York Times, Bon Appetit, and Food & Wine.

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