Sprout Garden: Indoor Grower's Guide to Gourmet Sprouts

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Book Publishing Company, 1999 - Gardening - 143 pages
Sprout Garden presents a comprehensive guide to the art and science of home sprouting. From aduki beans to wheat kernels, it explains the best methods and optimal conditions for growing and preparing the many varieties of fresh sprouts, and offers essential advice so that even beginners can succeed. With a generous helping of puns and subtle humor, this book entertains as it explains how to cultivate wholesome fresh food at home, the latest health research about broccoli sprouts and alfalfa, and mail order sources for sprouting equipment and seeds. Mark offers a collection of vegetarian recipes intended to tantalize the gourmet's palate not just with salads but also with entire dinners and delicious desserts. "Sprout Garden" provides an indispensable resource for every whole foods vegetarian kitchen.
 

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This book is useful and hysterical. I found myself reading entire sections aloud to whomever was lucky enough to be nearby. The section "A Mung Amoung Us." was super-funny. ah... Brendon got it at the library. I'm looking for a used copy.. Read full review

Contents

The Container
12
Air and Water
14
Seeds Grains and Beans
16
Metric Equivalents
18
The JarTube Method
20
The Bag Method
32
The TrayPlate Method
34
The Towel Method
39
Beans
79
Choose Cook Chop Cheer
88
Sprout Salads
94
Sprout Salad Dressings
96
Sprout Sandwiches
100
Sprout Suppers
112
Sprout Sweets
118
Safeguards Against FoodBorne Illness
124

The Saucer Method
41
The Soil Method
44
Theres Madness to the Method
53
Seeds
57
Grains
73
A Mung Among Us
127
Sprout Sources
129
Index
135
SproutataGlance Chart
138
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Mark M. Braunstein is one of the leading authorities on sprouting. He has been a guest speaker at whole life expos, vegetarian summerfests, animal rights conferences and college campuses. Mark is also the author of Radical Vegetarianism, A Dialectic of Diet and Ethic.

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