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Make every meal a fresh and flavorful delight!
These days, millions of people are discovering that cooking with vegetables, fruits, and herbs from their backyard gardens or local farmers markets is a great way to eat more healthfully. Garden Fresh Meals from Better Homes and Gardens offers delicious recipes that make the most of your seasonal bounty—from light summer salads to comforting autumn soups to hearty winter roasts.
With a broad range of innovative, great-tasting, and easy-to-prepare meals, this gorgeous cookbook offers something for everyone in the family to savor. Plus, helpful cooking tips are peppered throughout the book, including plenty of advice on choosing and preparing the best and freshest ingredients.
• Cook your way through the year with more than 150 recipes organized by cooking method, offering a simple way to find a recipe that matches your mood
• Find inspirations in stunning full-color photographs throughout
• Get informed with a seasonal produce guide filled with information on whats in season when, how to select the ingredients at their peak, and storage and prep tips
• Eat right with complete nutritional information for every recipe
Garden Fresh Meals provides everything you need to know to make the most of homegrown produce or farmers market finds.
With Better Homes and Gardens Garden-Fresh Meals, making produce-rich, delicious meals has never been so easy Value-driven chunky paperback package with more than 200 recipes. Beautiful 4-color photos throughout. Chapters are organized by method (like Stirred, Tossed, and Baked), and include a broad range of innovative, easy-to-prepare meals everyone in the family will savor. Helpful cooking tips sprinkled throughout the book with advice for choosing and preparing the best, freshest, and ripest ingredients. Extensive information in the front of the book, organized by season, covers what the best produce is at that time of year, how to store it, and what to do with it. For those who wish to grow their own, the book will include sidebars scattered throughout on planting, growing, and harvesting fresh produce. Icon used throughout to designate fast (30-minute) recipes. Complete nutrition information with each recipe.
MAKE EVERY MEAL FRESH AND FLAVORFUL
Cooking with peak-season produce is a perfect way to make meals healthful and deliciousand to get the very best of what the garden or market has to offer throughout the year. Garden Fresh Meals features more than 200 easy-to-follow recipes, from barely tossed salads to slow-simmered braises.
THIS BOOK FEATURES:
Recipes to suit any occasionfrom quick weeknight dinners to weekend dinners with friends
A handy seasonal produce guide that identifies what is at peak season and how to choose top-quality fruits, vegetables, and herbs
Beautiful photographs that inspire and tempt cooks into the kitchen every day of the year
About the Author
The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.
Table of Contents
What you need to know to make the most of garden-grown fruits and vegetables.
TOSSED & COMPOSED.
With a minimum of fuss, simple salads showcase the freshest fruits and vegetables.
Feature the best produce from the garden in soups, stir-fries, and other stovetop dishes.
A quick turn in the skillet works wonders on fruits and veggies whether they star in the dish or play a supporting role.
This tried-and-true method of cooking veggies takes a flavorful turn with herbs and seasonings.
For vegetables with the freshest flavor and brightest colors, try these steamed specialties.
Transform vegetables into savory casseroles and fruits into luscious pies and cakes.
Enrich the natural goodness of fruits and vegetables—then serve with meats or fish or on their own.
Easy and fuss-free, braising is ideal for hearty vegetables and robust seasonings.
Make fresh produce sizzle in main dishes, pizzas, and sides with a little smoke and fire.
Try these luscious fruit-filled desserts whenever you crave nature's sweetness.