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The Herb Garden Cookbook : The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition - Lucinda Hutson

The Herb Garden Cookbook

The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide, Second Edition

By: Lucinda Hutson, Melody Brayton (Illustrator), Cooke Photographics (Photographer)


Published: 5th July 2010
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"Lucinda Hutson's garden is something of a legend in Austin. An invitation from Lucinda, an authority on ethnic herbs and an accomplished cook, to sample a new dish or special punch in her flamboyant setting is a guaranteed fiesta.... And her gusto for entertaining and cooking is exemplified in her recipes [in] The Herb Garden Cookbook."

???Southern Living

"... a classic.... Making use of both traditional and little-known regional herbs, it's a cookbook for contemporary tastes, emphasizing Oriental and Mexican flavors.... The photographs sparkle with the spirit of Hutson's Texas herb gardens and bright kitchen."

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Indulge your senses with the lively flavors, vivid colors, and tantalizing aromas of fresh herbs. This comprehensive guide gives you creative, festive recipes as well as valuable gardening information. With Lucinda Hutson's expert advice you'll discover how to:

  • Grow robust and flavorful herbs using organic gardening techniques.
  • Harvest and store herbs.
  • Prepare more than 150 delicious and innovative recipes.
  • Create intensely flavored herb butters and savory vinegars.
  • Garnish and flavor recipes with beautiful edible flowers.
  • Grow and use exotic herbs from Mexico and Southeast Asia.
  • Design menus for special occasions such as a fiesta for friends or a feast for two.
  • Find the best sources, including websites, for buying plants, seeds, and gourmet products.

Savor the Tuscan-inspired Panzanella, the continental Celebratory Nioise Salad, or the Southwestern-spirited Pollo Picado. Lucinda's suggested recipe variations will turn you into a kitchen quick-change artist. Ideas for dazzling presentations make your meals as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. From rosemary and thyme to Mexican mint marigold and Thai basil, this is an essential guide for cooks and gardeners alike!

Acknowledgments List Of Recipes Herbal Intrigue Cooking Tips Arugula Basil Chives Cilantro Dill Epazote Fennel Lemon Balm Lemon Verbena Marjoram Mexican Mint Marigold Mint Oregano Parsley Rosemary Sage Salad Burnet Savory Sorrel Thyme Mexican Herbs Southeast Asian Herbs Edible Flowers Herb Butters Herb Vinegars Menu Suggestions Herb Sources Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9780292788695
ISBN-10: 029278869X
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 5th July 2010
Edition Number: 1