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500 Treasured Country Recipes from Martha Storey & Friends: Mouthwatering, Time-Honored, Tried & True, Handed-Down, Soul-Satisfying Dishesby Martha Storey
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Come Home to the Country Kitchen!
"...a treasure trove of folksy tips, homey recipes, and guides for forgotten chores like making butter and sour cream, alongside recipes for salsas and chutneys. Inside is something for everyone." (Susan Herrmann Loomis, Author of Farmhouse Cookbook and Proprietor of On Rue Tatin Cooking School)
"...full of intriguing, country recipes from our past (consider making you own goat cheese) and easy-to-read charts, as well as the satisfying rural cuisine that we have come to respect and love. I am eager to try Hibiscus Tea, Johnny Appleseed Cake, Crispy Fried Squash Blossoms, and the Zucchini Parmesan Jalapeno Flatbread. A great book for either a beginning or advanced cook." (Marcia Adams, Author of More Recipes From Quilt Country and Producer of PBS's Marcia Adams' Kitchen)
Martha Storey, country-living publisher for more than 17 years, draws on her country roots to bring you the time-honored classics of the American country kitchen.
Here you'll find simple, mouthwatering dishes with country soul, potluck-supper recipes that are never out of style, and family favorites that you will hand down to your children and grandchildren.
Recipes include Mimi's Sunday Pot Roast, Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes, Daddy's Banana Pudding, Perfect Grilled Vegetables, Peach Cobbler Ring, Aunt Ina's Relish, and hundreds more!
Martha also shares techniques for such things as making cheese, preserving food, pulling taffy, baking bread, and making pies and ice cream.
Time-honored techniques of the country cooking--from cooking basic church supper recipes to cheese-making and preserving--are the cornerstone of this cookbook. The 500 recipes focus on time-honored, handed-down, soul-satisfying dishes your grandmother would like. 2-color illustrations.
In this delicious collection, Martha Storey shares her family's and friends' time-tested country-cooking recipes. These simple, classic dishes will quickly become
Come Home to the Country Kitchen
Bring the comforts of farmhouse cooking to your kitchen with more than 500 recipes for mouthwatering classics that never go out of style. From potluck favorites and traditional holiday meals to summer's sweetest desserts, you'll find just the right recipe for every occasion.
About the Author
Martha Storey lent her party-planning advice to Keeping Entertaining Simple. She has mastered the art of relaxed hostessing, whether giving small dinner parties for close friends or large corporate picnics, and she shares her secrets and inspiring ideas with readers. Country-living publisher for more than 17 years, Martha also draws on her country roots to bring you the time-honored classics of the American country kitchen in her book, Treasured Country Recipes from Martha Storey and Friends. Martha founded Storey Communications, Inc. with her husband John in 1983. She has three children and eight grandchildren. She lives in western Massachusetts and farm in Westport, New York.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Butterflies (1)
In Love with Butterflies - Caterpillar and Butterfly Anatomy - Water on the Wings and Other Common Myths Debunked - Long-Distance Travelers - Skippers - Butterflies in Danger - Creating a Butterfly Habitat
Chapter 2: Inviting Butterflies into Your Garden (15)
Facets of Your Garden - Favorite Nectar and Host Plants - Beyond Flowers - The Best Regional
Backyard Butterfly Plants Landscaping for Butterflies - Container Gardening - A Shady Situation
Your Own Butterfly Box - Make Your Own Butterfly Net
Chapter 3: Taking a Butterfly under you Wing (43)
Bring Up Butterfly Eggs - Raising Caterpillars - Make a Caterpillar-Rearing Container - Build a Hanging Butterfly Cage - Learn to Hand-Feed Butterflies - The Mating Game - The Magical
Emergence of a Monarch - Butterfly Life Stages - To Free or Not to Free
Chapter 4: Starting Your Own Butterfly Farm (65)
Raising A Quantity of Caterpillars - Containers and Cages - Making Caterpillar Cages - Tending the Chrysalis - Quirks and Peculiarities - Butterfly Atria - Marketing Butterflies - Releasing Your Butterflies - First Aid for Butterflies
Chapter 5: The Most Common Backyard Butterflies (89)
Learning to See - What's in a Name? - Swallowtails and Parnassians - Brush-footed Butterflies -
Gossamer Wings - Sulphurs - Whites - True Skippers - Neotropicals - Oddities
Chapter 6: Taking the Plunge! (145)
Share the Joy - Collecting Farther Afield - Look before You Lep - A Butterfly in Winter -
Photography Tips and Tricks
Appendixes (156) Hardiness Zones for Common Host Plants - Make A Butterfly Envelope - Development Time for Selected Butterfly Species - USDA Permit to Transport Butterflies across State Lines - Butterfly Web Sites
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