Hatchet, Hands & Hoe: Planting the Pioneer Spirit : a Bushel of Practical Nostalgia

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Caxton Press, 1996 - Gardening - 127 pages
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Heritage gardening specialist, Erica Calkins gives practical instructions and recipes for plants used by the pioneers. Original homestead recipes offer delicious yet simple dishes. A rich resource list is provided for would-be heirloom gardeners.
 

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Contents

KITCHEN GARDENS
1
Kitchen Garden Recipes
22
Pioneer Kitchen Garden
29
NATIVE AND NATURALIZED PLANTS
31
Recipes Using Native and Naturalized Plants
50
DOORYARDS
53
Recipes Using Plants From The Dooryard
56
FIRST FRUITS OF THE LAND
59
Recipes Featuring First Fruits Of The Land
75
EMIGRANT MEMORIES
77
ROSES OF THE OREGON TRIAL
93
Garden Recreations The Rest of the Story
107
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES
121
INDEX
125
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About the author (1996)

Erica Calkins was born in Albuquerque, NM and grew up as a "military brat." She graduated in 1981 with a BS in History of Science and a minor in Naval Science from Oregon State University.

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