Take your home cooking to the next level by incorporating fresh homegrown herbs! 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. Start with an overview of how to grow, harvest, and store herbs. Then, learn how to handle each herb and what flavors they work well with. The culinary section includes how to prepare and use your herbs, plus savory and sweet recipes to feature them in. Choose your favorite herbs, learn to grow them successfully, and never be at a loss for what to do with them!
Lisa Baker Morgan is a chef and food blogger at u00e0 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 i 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.
"Growing and using herbs is a delicious obsession, and Ann has a delightful passion for everything herbal. She loves to share her joy and excitement through her lectures and writings. But beware! Her passion is infectious and you may find yourself using herbs in everything you cook." - Jim Long, author of more than two dozen books on herbs and gardening
"For anyone interested in growing edible plants, this is a must-have book. The information on herb cultivation is clear, concise, and a pleasure to read. And the recipes will have those who love delicious food heading first for the herb garden and then into the kitchen. The Herb'n Cowgirl and Chef Morgan serve up a book that's sure to satisfy all who come to their table." - C.L. Fornari, speaker, host of GardenLine, and author of Coffee for Roses