Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;Learn how to grow hardy and fragrant herbs then use them create delicious meals with this beautifully illustrated herb gardening and cooking book.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Now from the master of edible landscaping comes a comprehensive and accessible guide to cultivating and cooking with herbs. If you have only one book on growing, harvesting, and cooking with herbs, this should be it. Author Rosalind Creasy takes you from seeds to stove top, from preparing soil to elegant dining, with easy-to-follow instructions and inspirational, imaginative ideas for every step of the way, with a complete "Resources" section. There's information on how to design and grow an herb garden just about anywhereand#8212;from a spacious country plot to a small city balcony, from California to Maine and anywhere in between. With vivid photographs you'll tour various gardens Creasy has created, plus the garden of herb luminary Carole Saville, among others.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The comprehensive, fully illustrated "Encyclopedia of Culinary Herbs" section illustrates how to grow and use more than two dozen herb varieties. It includes both old favoritesand#8212;basil, rosemary, sage, and the likeand#8212;as well as more exotic herbs from around the world, including salad burnet, lemon verbena, and Mexican tarragon.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the "Favorite Herb Recipes" section you'll find delicious recipes as well as instructions for accompanimentsand#8212;herb blends and butters, vinegars and teas; main dishes from cuisines around the world; and even cocktails and desserts.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Favorite Herb Recipes Include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Fresh Herb Blendsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Dry Herb Blendsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Herb Vinegarsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Herb Oilsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Salmon, Cream Cheese, and Chive Tortaandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Watermelon Salad with Black Grapes and Tarragonandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Goat Cheese Cheescake with Herbsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Roast Lamb with Rosemaryandlt;/liiandgt;andlt;liandgt; Savory Mashed Potatoes with Garden Herbsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; And many moreandhellip;andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;
"Rosalind Creasy's enthusiasm and knowledge of gardening and cooking never cease to amaze me. Anyone who reads these books will catch Rosalind's enthusiasm and be off and running towards a new passion." and#8212;andlt;bandgt;A. Cort Sinnes, Editor-At-Large, andlt;iandgt;Gardening How-Toandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt;
"When it comes to herbs, Ros Creasy is the Renaissance Woman skilled in herb garden design, growing in the ground and containers, and in herb cookery. Find a cozy corner and lose yourself in this book." and#8212;andlt;bandgt;Jim Wilson, television gardening personality and Author of andlt;iandgt;Landscaping with Herbsandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt;
"Rosalind Creasy is a name we trust in the field of growing and cooking with herbs. This is a rich book, full of practical information, personal experience, with plenty of detail on how to take your herbs from the garden to the table with panache." and#8212;andlt;bandgt;Kathleen Halloran, Editor, andlt;iandgt;The Herb Companion Magazineandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt;
"In usual Creasy style, this is an incredibly useful book, well-written with great information as well as essential recipes." and#8212;andlt;bandgt;Holly Shimizu, Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardenandlt;/bandgt;
Explore the world of fragrant and savory herbs and get tips on how to grow them abundantly. Learn how to use herbs in cooking, as well as in blends, herbed oils and vinegars. Over 90 color illustrations.
andlt;iandgt;The Edible Herb Gardenandlt;/iandgt; features an incredible collection of fragrant and savory herbs used in delicious dishes as well as herb blends, herbed oils and vinegars, and even herb-flavored vodka! Includes interviews with Carolle Saville, an herb specialist and food writer, and Rose Marie Nichols McGee, an Oregon-based herb gardener.
An incredible collection of fragrant and savory herbs
<i>The Edible Herb Garden,/i> features an incredible collection of fragrant and savory herbs used in delicious dishes as well as herb blends, herbed oils and vinegars, and even herb-flavored vodka! Includes interviews with Carolle Saville, an herb specialist and food writer, and Rose Marie Nichols McGee, an Oregon-based herb gardener.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Rosalind Creasy,andlt;/bandgt; a resident of Los Altos, California, is a landscape designer and leading authority on appropriate gardening techniques as well as a widely published garden writer and popular lecturer. Creasy specializes in residential landscapes that include edible, native, and drought-tolerant plants. She is a winner of the Garden Writers of America's award for excellence, and her articles have appeared in andlt;iandgt;Organic Gardening, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Country Living Gardener,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Horticulture magazines.andlt;/iandgt; In addition to andlt;iandgt;Cooking from the Garden,andlt;/iandgt; Creasy is the author of andlt;iandgt;Earthly Delights: Twelve Distinctive Theme Gardens, The Gardener's Handbook of Edible Plantsandlt;/iandgt; and a book for young gardeners, andlt;iandgt;Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes.andlt;/iandgt; Her andlt;iandgt;Complete Book of Edible Landscapingandlt;/iandgt; received a Garden Writers Association of America's award and has become a contemporary gardening classic.