“Your ‘one stop shop’ for everything from seed to plate . . . This book will leave you . . . ready to launch your own journey to food self-sufficiency.” —Lisa Kivirist, author Soil Sisters
Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden herbs at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality vegetables and looking to have some control over where your food comes from?
Foodie meets novice gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to planting, growing, harvesting, cooking, and preserving 20+ popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. Taking the first-time gardener from growing to cooking delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals using these herbs and vegetables, this book is a celebration of food in all its stages.
The Food Lover’s Garden guides you through:
Getting started with easy step-by-step growing instructions from balcony to backyard Simple, tasty cooking recipes incorporating each vegetable and herb Meal combinations of two or more of the featured herb and vegetable dishes Selecting essential kitchen tools and gadgets to maximize the herb and vegetable harvesting Canning and pickling recipes for preserving the rest.
From the humble potato to pungent garlic to the beauty of the beet, classic vegetables take a delicious turn with innovative cooking recipes. Truly food for all seasons and palates.
Foodies, novice gardeners, urban homesteaders, and supporters of sustainable living—take back your right to high-quality food with The Food Lover’s Garden.
“The crisp photographs, lushly painted illustrations, and delicious text lead the reader from the garden to the kitchen and pantry with anticipation of culinary delight.”—Darrell E. Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden