Urban Pantry: Tips And Recipes For A Thrifty, Sustainable And Seasonal Kitchen

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Skipstone, Jun 1, 2011 - Cooking - 177 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 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.

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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  - Catherine Gillespie - Goodreads

The book is dedicated to recipes that pull from “a pantry full of new and interesting ingredients that come together quickly and inexpensively and turn out stellar, inspired meals.” Yes! That's what I ... Read full review


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