The Organic Food Shopper's Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2008 - Cooking - 310 pages
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Why Should You Choose Organic Foods?

Organic food has never been more popular, and for good reason: it tastes better, it's more nutritious, and it's better for the environment. This handy guide shows you how to select the freshest, tastiest varieties and transform your organic groceries into memorable meals. You'll find guidance on what to look for when shopping, how to handle each food in the kitchen, and why, when foods are organic, they're so darn good for you. Here's everything youneed to enjoy food that you can feel great about eating:
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Profiles of more than 100 organic foods
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Complete coverage of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, dairy, eggs, meat, and more
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At-a-glance advice on peak seasons, nutrition, good varieties, and what to look for
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Detailed information on preparation, storage, complementary flavors, and kitchen uses
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More than 100 tasty recipes and dozens of cooking tips
 

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Contents

Vegetables
33
Fruits
119
Herbs and Spices
213
Kitchen Staples
263
Sources
287
Bibliography
300
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About the author (2008)

Jeff Cox, former editor of Organic Gardening magazine, helped lead the organic movement from a fringe idea to a phenomenon. He was the host of Your Organic Garden on PBS and Grow It! on HGTV and is the author of seventeen books, including the James Beard Award–nominated The Organic Cook's Bible. His Web site is organicfoodguy.com.

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