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MOTHER EARTH NEWS HOW TO GROW AND PRESERVE YOUR OWN FOOD, #6
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CLEARANCE ITEM. PREVIOUS RETAIL PRICE WAS $18.95 AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
As folks like Michael Pollan and Joel Salatin have been preaching for years, commercial meat production isn't good f…
As folks like Michael Pollan and Joel Salatin have been preaching for years, commercial meat production isn't good for the animals, our bodies or the planet. Yet the organic, sustainably raised pork, beef and lamb one finds at supermarkets and specialty stores are often pricey, and the marketing labels can be beyond confusing. What if you just want to eat meat as healthfully and enjoyably as possible, all while sticking to a budget?
Uncle Dave's Cow: And Other Whole Animals My Freezer Has Known shows you how to find and evaluate local farmers, form a buying group, plan out cuts and quantities, store and preserve your purchases, and dish up an entire animal one part at a time. Author Leslie Miller, a busy Seattle mother who hails from a long lineage of Central Washington farmers, shows readers how to go whole hog (or cow, or goat, or lamb, for that matter) as she takes the reader along on her own educational journey – from the moment she locates and buys her first pig, all the way to her last forkful of tender pulled pork. Miller explores local farmers markets and 4-H fairs, talks to dedicated farmers and butchers, and explains how even her children connect to the cow in the freezer. By sharing her whole-food experiences, she allows readers to connect to the source of their food, while her 45 original recipes show how to cook mouthwatering meals from the abundance of whole animals.
Written with urban charm and a knife-sharp sense of humor, Uncle Dave's Cow is a friendly and accessible guide to sourcing and eating local meat for parents, foodies, and everyone who wants to learn how to be a well-prepared consumer and cook through to the bone.
The holidays are a time to celebrate and indulge in baked goods warm from the oven. Unfortunately for the gluten-sensitive, seasonal pleasures such as sugar cookies and mincemeat tarts have been off-l…
The holidays are a time to celebrate and indulge in baked goods warm from the oven. Unfortunately for the gluten-sensitive, seasonal pleasures such as sugar cookies and mincemeat tarts have been off-limits. Not anymore! Jeanne Sauvage, author of the popular blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking, has perfected 60 gluten-free recipes with all the flavors of their wheat-filled counterparts. Also included are tips on how wheat-free ingredients work and Sauvage's own gluten-free flour mix. With favorites like apple pie, plum pudding, rugelach, bûche de Noël—even a gingerbread house—everyone can pull up a chair to the holiday table with comfort and joy.
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There’s nothing better than a jar of homemade marmalade for the DIY-er with a yen for barely sweet spreads. When win…
There’s nothing better than a jar of homemade marmalade for the DIY-er with a yen for barely sweet spreads. When winter sets in, so does citrus season, opening up a world of possibilities for all kinds of sweet—and even savory—marmalades for spreading on toast and eating straight out of the jar. With half of its recipes devoted to marmalades of all stripes, the book also includes recipes that use marmalade.
With 50 recipes to choose from, try the Bitter Orange Marmalade with Rosewater and Almonds; Cherry Marmalade; Double Ginger Pear Marmalade; Red Onion Marmalade; and more. Recipes for buttermilk biscuits, brown soda bread, and rugelach all serve as excellent vehicles for the bittersweet preserves, and you can make a meal of it with Marmalade Roast Duck or Glazed Country Ham, among others.
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In The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, Kate Rowinski shares her knowledge of this great dish and some of her favorit…
In The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, Kate Rowinski shares her knowledge of this great dish and some of her favorite chili varieties. In a brief introduction to chili, Rowinski explores the origins of chili and different types of chilies, as well the fundamentals of creating a good “bowl of red.”
The focus of the Ultimate Guide, however, is chili recipes. From the tradition-rich Texas-style chili to vegan chili and chili tortilla soup, the wide variety of dishes offers something for everyone. Rowinski shares chili recipes featuring pork, turkey, chicken, beef and wild game, as well as a number of seafood and vegetarian varieties, along with some of the best side dishes a bowl of chili could wish for. With more than 75 recipes, this cookbook will have a dish for anyone who loves chili.
Even urban dwellers with little more than a balcony, tiny backyard or windowsill can grow their own food, thanks to Patti Moreno's groundbreaking gardening guide! The host of popular online garden vid…
Even urban dwellers with little more than a balcony, tiny backyard or windowsill can grow their own food, thanks to Patti Moreno's groundbreaking gardening guide! The host of popular online garden videos, Moreno has devised a unique plan for creating low-maintenance organic "cuisine gardens" that produce the vegetables, fruits and herbs people love and eat. These include her Italian Best-Ever Marinara Sauce Garden, Asian Stir Fry Garden and Mediterranean Vegetable Garden. She supplies dozens of easy plans, as well as a generous collection of simple, delicious recipes and menus that will make the most of any garden's bounty. Moreno's colorful photographs, illustrations, and comprehensive instructions will encourage gardeners both new and experienced to embrace sustainable living with ease and enthusiasm.
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America's foremost organic gardeners (and authorities). Damrosch wrote The Garden Primer, and Coleman is the author of the bible for organic gardening, The New O…
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America's foremost organic gardeners (and authorities). Damrosch wrote The Garden Primer, and Coleman is the author of the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they form the face of the locavore movement, operating their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they've written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow.
The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook is two books in one. It's a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Damrosch, a master cook as well as master gardener. She shows how to maximize the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries.
And it's a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops ... yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, you'll find individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to 14 essential culinary herbs.
Eating doesn't get any more local than your own backyard.
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Start with your favorite foods. Add zesty spices. Bake inside a buttery, flaky crust. Serve and enjoy your creative, delicious dish, including:
Rustic or elegant, pies draw people to the table. Savory Pies is a diverse collection, packed with flavors from around the world. From comforting classics and innovative pastries to delectable hand pies and eye-popping creations, this book presents a treasure trove of gourmet recipes. Featuring stunning full-color photos, complete step-by-step directions, and techniques for the perfect crust every time, Savory Pies shows that making mouthwatering meals sure to please any palate is as easy as pie.
The first canning manual and cookbook authored by a Michelin-starred chef and restaurant owner, The Preservation Kitchen reveals a world of endless flavor combinations using revolutionary ideas that b…
The first canning manual and cookbook authored by a Michelin-starred chef and restaurant owner, The Preservation Kitchen reveals a world of endless flavor combinations using revolutionary ideas that bring homemade preserves deliciously to life. Pairing science with art, Paul Virant presents expert preserving techniques, sophisticated recipes, and seasonal menus inspired by the award-winning fare at his restaurant, Vie, in Western Springs, Illinois.
Imaginative tangy jams, brandied fruits, zesty relishes, cured meats, and sweet and savory conserves are the focus of the first half of this book, while seasonal menus pairing these preserves with everything from salads and cocktails to poached fish and braised meat compose the second. Brandied Cherries used in Cherry Clafoutis, or as a garnish for the Beer-Jam Manhattan, are a sweet reminder of the summer harvest. And the Chicken Fried Steak with Smoked Spring Onion Relish anticipates warmer days when you’re still deep in winter.
Alongside recipes and menus, Virant draws on his extensive technical knowledge and experience to provide detailed and comprehensive guidelines for safe canning practices, testing pH, pressure canning, water bath processing, and storing. But no matter how precise the science, Virant never forgets the art in each handcrafted preserve and thoughtfully developed recipe. His unique approach re-imagines seasonal eating by harmonizing opposite or unusual partnerships: the brightness of summer fruit may be tempered with the earthiness of meats and winter produce, or the delicacy of spring vegetables might be enriched by the robust herbs and spices more typical of fall. The Preservation Kitchen not only demonstrates and instructs, it encourages and explores the limitless possibilities of capturing the seasons in a jar.
Kim O’Donnel knows meat eaters. In fact, she is one. As a voice for the Meatless Monday campaign, she’s been cooking up delicious you-won’t-miss-the-meat fare for the vegetarian-curious-but-vegan’s-to…
Kim O’Donnel knows meat eaters. In fact, she is one. As a voice for the Meatless Monday campaign, she’s been cooking up delicious you-won’t-miss-the-meat fare for the vegetarian-curious-but-vegan’s-too-crazy crowd. With a focus on holidays (or any celebration), O’Donnel’s versatile recipes ensure that eaters of all dietary stripes will leave the table satisfied. Cast aside those fears of cardboard tofurkey and gray starches. Instead, revel in dishes that inspire, surprise and are so tasty, “meatless” is an afterthought (with allergy- and animal- free options, to boot).
If you've ever made jam or jelly at home, you know most recipes require more sugar than fruit-often 4 to 7 cups!-causing many people to look for other ways to preserve more naturally and with less sug…
If you've ever made jam or jelly at home, you know most recipes require more sugar than fruit-often 4 to 7 cups!-causing many people to look for other ways to preserve more naturally and with less sugar. Pomona's Pectin is the answer to this canning conundrum. Unlike other popular pectins, which are activated by sugar, Pomona's is a sugar- and preservative-free citrus pectin that does not require sugar to jell. As a result, jams and jellies can be made with less, little or no sugar at all and also require much less cooking time than traditional recipes, allowing you to create jams that are not only healthier and quicker to make, but filled with more fresh flavor! If you haven't tried Pomona's already (prepare to be smitten!), you can easily find the pectin at your local natural foods store, Williams-Sonoma, or online.
In this first official Pomona's Pectin cookbook, you'll learn how to use this revolutionary product and method to create marmalades, preserves, conserves, jams, jellies and more. From sweet offerings like Maple, Vanilla and Peach Jam to savory favorites like Red Pepper and Jalapeno Chutney, you'll find endless combinations sure to delight all year round!
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