Synopses & Reviews
Featuring the very best recipes from her weekly Seattle-Post Intelligencer column "Fresh from the Garden," Ann Lovejoy's newest book consolidates her passion for gardening and cooking into a year-round celebration of fresh, organic ingredients. Organized by season, her simple, uncluttered recipes emphasize bright flavors, aromatic herbs, and an abundance of fresh produce — from familiar favorites like raspberries and zucchini to more exotic items such as garlic tips and dandelion greens. Recipes include Lavender Lemonade, Grilled Prawns with Pumpkin Seed Salsa, Garlic Turkey with Green Peppercorn Gravy, Cress and Fennel Soup, Ginger-Berry Shortcake, and many more. Lovejoy offers a wealth of advice on selecting and growing specific varieties of produce, and her time-tested organic gardening tips are designed to help readers make the most of their growing year.
This newest collection fromThe Old Farmers Almanac
features more than 350 delicious recipes that celebrate the flavors of garden-fresh ingredients. Alongside the bushels of tempting recipes are words of wisdom for growing, harvesting, preparing, and storing vegetables, fruit, and herbs as well as choosing the very best ingredients from the marketplace. Cooks and gardeners alike will appreciate the timeless advice that will make this cookbook a favorite for generations to come.
• Fourteen comprehensive chapters
• tips on gardening and cooking throughout
• Four special two-page segments: The Kitchen Herb Garden, A Beginners Vegetable Garden, The Edible Flower Garden, The Berry Garden
• helpful reference section
About the Author
A longtime leader in the Northwest organic gardening movement, Ann Lovejoyis the author of more than 18 books, including Cascadia, Naturalistic Gardening, and Year in Bloom. She lives on Bainbridge Island, WA. Robin Bachtler Cushman is a regular contribu