Homegrown Herb Garden

A Guide to Growing and Cooking Delicious Herbs

Homegrown Herb Garden
$12.99 / £10.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780785837213
Publisher: Crestline Books
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Description

Take your home cooking to the next level by incorporating fresh, homegrown herbs! ​If you have been wanting to grow and cook with fresh herbs, this combination gardening book and cookbook is your ideal guide to getting started.

You don't need lots of space for a huge herb garden, and you don't need to spend a lot of money on fresh herbs at the grocery store or farmers' market. With Homegrown Herb Garden, you can choose the herb or herbs you will use the most and build your herb garden around them.

The book is divided into two sections, the first is devoted to gardening and the second to cooking. The authors chose the most widely used herbs—including staples like cilantro, dill, tarragon, parsley, rosemary, and sage—and added a few of their favorites that may be less familiar to you, such as chervil and Thai basil.

In "In the Garden," you will learn when to plant, where to plant, how and when to harvest your herbs, and how to dry and store those you don't use immediately in the kitchen.

In "In the Kitchen," you will learn about flavor pairings and how to use each herb in numerous ways in sweet and savory dishes and through the use of all cooking techniques.

Choose your favorite herbs, learn to grow them successfully, and never be at a loss for what to do with them!

The author

Lisa Baker Morgan is a chef and food blogger at à table. She graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles. She is known for her preparation of fresh meals using only quality, seasonal ingredients presented with simplicity, creativity, and flair. By sharing her love and knowledge of food on her blog, Chef Morgan hopes to inspire creativity and enthusiasm for your own food adventures at home. She has written hundreds of original recipes and continues to publish original recipes on her site weekly. She also provides private chef and consulting services as well as cooking classes in Los Angeles and France. www.chefmorgan.com

Ann McCormick is an herb expert and columnist for Herb Quarterly. She also contributes to regional and national home and garden and lifestyle magazines, including Organic Gardening, Country Woman, Gardening How-To and Neil Sperry's Gardens. She's a regular speaker and media guest on the topic of herbs and herb gardening techniques. She blogs at The Herb 'n Cowgirl, herbncowgirl.com, and lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780785837213
Size: 8 in x 10 in x 0.625 in / 203.2 mm x 254 mm x 15.875 mm
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