Synopses & Reviews
Your roadmap to all of Minnesota’s beloved farmers markets and the incredible meals you can make using quality local produce. The Minnesota Farmers Market Cookbook is organized alphabetically by vegetables, fruits, and other foods sold at markets across the state. Each entry includes tips for choosing, storing, preserving, and preparing fresh, ripe, top-quality produce—including heirloom and other exotic varieties. Author and local food writer Tricia Cornell provides time-tested kitchen shortcuts, tips on choosing each food in season, and plenty of advice on how to turn the fresh bounty of the farmers market into easy, delicious meals. The centerpiece of the cookbook is a collection of 80 recipes contributed by local chefs and farmers. For those who want to become more familiar with Minnesota markets, there are also hand-drawn maps of market locations in the state and the metro area, a short history of Minnesota markets, and plenty of mouth-watering photographs of the produce and the prepared dishes. The Minnesota Farmers Market Cookbook not only lets you enjoy Minnesota’s unique, renowned farmers market culture, but helps you make the most of it in your home kitchen.
The Minnesota Farmers Market Cookbook
is a guide to choosing, using, and preserving the food found at farmers markets, plus 80 recipes for using seasonal produce supplied by local chefs and farmers.
is a Minneapolis writer. She contributes to the food blog The Heavy Table
and is the author of a number of books on local travel and food, including Eat More Vegetables: Making the Most of Your Seasonal Produce
(Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012).
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