Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening, Including 50 Recipes, Plus Harvesting and Storage Tips

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Sasquatch Books, Feb 7, 2012 - Gardening - 304 pages
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From sinking a seed into the soil through to sitting down to enjoy a meal made with vegetables and fruits harvested right outside your back door, this gorgeous kitchen gardening book is filled with practical, useful information for both novices and seasoned gardeners alike.Grow Cook Eatwill inspire people who already buy fresh, seasonal, local, organic food to grow the food they love to eat. For those who already have experience getting their hands dirty in the garden, this handbook will help them refine their gardening skills and cultivate gourmet quality food. The book also fills in the blanks that exist between growing food in the garden and using it in the kitchen with guides to 50 of the best-loved, tastiest vegetables, herbs, and small fruits. The guides give readers easy-to-follow planting and growing information, specific instructions for harvesting all the edible parts of the plant, advice on storing food in a way that maximizes flavor, basic preparation techniques, and recipes. The recipes at the end of each guide help readers explore the foods they grow and demonstrate how to use unusual foods, like radish greens, garlic scapes, and green coriander seeds.
 

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Sustainable gardening and eating locally are popular now, and this is one of a number of new books for kitchen gardeners. Master gardener and radio commentator Galloway (former West Coast editor ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Broccoli and Cauliflower
Garlicky Roasted Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Capers
Cabbage
Spicy Cabbage Slaw
Kale
CoOp Kale Salad
Resources
Glossary
About the Author
Copyright

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Willi Galloway is an award-winning radio commentator and writer who lives and gardens in Portland, Oregon. She writes about kitchen gardening and seasonal cooking on her popular blog, DigginFood.com, and pens the weekly column, "The Gardener," on Apartment Therapy's Re-Nest blog. Each Tuesday morning, Willi offers vegetable gardening advice on Seattle's popular NPR call-in show, Greendays. She also teaches a joint gardening and cooking class with James Beard award-nominated chef Matthew Dillon at the Corson Building in Seattle and hosts an online garden-to-table cooking show, Grow. Cook. Eat., with her husband, Jon. Willi was the West Coast Editor of Organic Gardening magazine from 2003 to 2010. The author lives in Portland, OR.

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