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

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Skipstone, Mar 26, 2010 - Cooking - 176 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 /br 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.

Also available, check out Amy's e-Shorts of her use of in-season vegetables, month-by-month!


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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

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Amy Pennington offers tips on how to stock a pantry in small living quarters, such as her New York apartment. In this book, she not only offers tips but also a few recipes for each ingredient she ... Read full review


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