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The Complete Kitchen Garden: An Inspired Collection of Garden Designs and 100 Seasonal Recipesby Ellen Ecker Ogden
Synopses & Reviews
The Complete Kitchen Garden is an inspiring collection of garden designs and recipes for the home gardener and cook. based on the seasonal cycles of the garden, each chapter provides a new way to look at the planning stages with themes and designs such as "the salad lover's garden," "the heirloom maze garden," "the children's garden," and "the organic rotation garden." More than 100 recipes featuring the food grown in each specific garden encompass a full range of soups, salads, main course savory dishes, and desserts, as well as condiments and garnish to dress up the plate.
Praise for The Complete Kitchen Garden:
“With charming hand-drawn planting plans, bright color photos, and tempting recipes. . . . Ms. Ogdens book arms wannabe gardeners with all the tools to plan a productive garden before seeds ever meet the ground.”
—Wall Street Journal
"There's no reason a vegetable garden must be an eyesore, banished to the corner by the garage. . . . The Complete Kitchen Garden . . . combines design advice, garden wisdom and recipes."
-The Chicago Tribune
A resource with 300 color and black-and-white illustrations outlines plans for 15 themed kitchen gardens--including a children's garden, a "salad lover's garden" and more--and provides more than 100 recipes for utilizing one's harvest. By the author of From the Cook's Garden. Original. 17,500 first printing.
Table of Contents
From art to the kitchen garden — Getting started. Why a kitchen garden? ; How to get started — Kitchen gardens. The salad lover's garden ; The organic rotation garden ; The cook's garden ; The children's garden ; The culinary herb garden ; The paint box garden ; The patio garden ; The heirloom maze garden ; The garnish garden ; The chef's garden ; The family garden ; The artist's garden ; The country garden ; The four friends garden — Resources. Designing a kitchen garden ; Preserving the bounty ; A well-stocked pantry.
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