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

Contents

stocking the pantry
17
kitchen economy
41
whole grains
55
beans peas
69
cooking with eggs
85
nuts
99
milk yogurt
115
smallbatch preserving
131
the pantry garden
161
index
173
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AMY PENNINGTON is a cook, author, and urban farmer. She is the author of "Urban Pantry: Tips and Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable and Seasonal Kitchen" and "Apartment Gardening". Pennington has been featured in "Bon Appetit", "Wall Street Journal", the "Huffington Post", GOOP.com, and Apartment Therapy. She runs GoGo Green Garden, an urban farming service specializing in organic edible gardens for homes and businesses. Pennington lives in Seattle.

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