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Quick from Scratch Herbs & Spices Cookbook

Quick from Scratch Herbs & Spices Cookbook
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Nothing beats herbs and spices for adding lots of flavor in a little time--and now it's easy to choose just the right ones to jazz up your dish perfectly. From a windfall of fresh basil to crisp mint, you'll learn how to increase the depth and complexity of your food. Go right to the charts for quick advice on tastefully matching herbs or spices with different foods, or to use the ones you have on hand with confidence. Follow the tips and variations for customizing each recipe. Then start preparing dozens of wonderful meals--like Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup with lemongrass, Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Grapes, and much more

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The Herb Garden Cookbook: The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide

The Herb Garden Cookbook: The Complete Gardening and Gourmet Guide
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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." -- Herb Companion 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 Nic oise 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 theyare to the palate. From rosemary and thyme to Mexican mint marigold and Thai basil, this is an essential guide for cooks and gardeners alike

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Herbs: Country Garden Cookbook

Herbs: Country Garden Cookbook
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Whether you grow fresh herbs in a backyard garden, nurture a few favorites in a window box, or delight in sampling the fresh cut herbs available at your local market, you know that when cooking with herbs, adding a pinch of this or a suggestion of that can make the difference between a humdrum and a spectacular dish. No longer for the gourmet palate only, herbs infuse foods with complexity and body and offer endless opportunities for creative experimentation. Book jacket.

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The Edible Garden: Vegetables and Herbs; Berries; Fruit Trees, and Citrus; Organic Techniques, Pruning and More

The Edible Garden: Vegetables and Herbs; Berries; Fruit Trees, and Citrus; Organic Techniques, Pruning and More
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Putting delicious food on the table doesn't get more fulfilling--or fresher--than this Whether you have a tiny rooftop plot or a serious chunk of dirt, "The Edible Garden is packed with practical advice for designing a horticultural haven that's as tasty as it is beautiful--just think of it as art you can eat This appealing text covers tried-and-true methods as well as more avant garde approaches to growing herb gardens, vegetable plots, fruit trees, edible flowers, and more.

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The New Food Lover's Tiptionary: More Than 6,000 Food and Drink Tips, Secrets, Shortcuts, and Other Things Cookbooks Never Tell Yo

The New Food Lover's Tiptionary: More Than 6,000 Food and Drink Tips, Secrets, Shortcuts, and Other Things Cookbooks Never Tell Yo
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Both experienced and novice cooks will love this A-to-Z guide packed with more than 6,000 tips, shortcuts and other culinary wisdom cookbooks never tell you. Find all the answers you'll ever need to a universe of cooking quandaries and questions on hundreds of subjects, including foods, beverages, kitchen equipment, cooking techniques, entertaining ideas and smart ways to use leftovers. Plus, there are loads of quick and easy reference charts, a handy system of cross-referencing and well over a hundred shorthand-style recipes.

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The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies: A Holistic Guide to Understanding and Treating Common Ailments with Herbs

The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies: A Holistic Guide to Understanding and Treating Common Ailments with Herbs
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The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies is a comprehensive holistic guide to understanding and treating common ailments with herbs. From gathering and buying herbs to preparing and applying them, the book will show you the various methods of administering herbal remedies and their benefits. A section on the different systems of the body describes the basic anatomy, location, and function of each area as well as the ailments that may affect it. Specific herbal remedies and methods of application are suggested so that you can safely treat a whole range of problems. The Herbal Directory provides detailed information on 50 herbs used in the treatment of common ailments, including a brief description of the herb, its use, how to apply it, any contraindications, and appropriate dosages. This section also includes information on treating a variety of ailments using common ingredients found in most kitchens, as well as suggestions for herbal first aid treatments. Finally, technical herbal terms used in the book are defined in the Glossary for a fuller understanding. How to use herbs to treat a wide range of common ailments in a gentle but effective way Read about herbal traditions, from the Sumerians and the ancient Egyptians to Chinese and Western herbalism today An informative directory describes the history, constituents, actions, and applications of 50 herbs From herbs that relieve throat and ear infections to calming herbal drinks and inhalations, find out how herbs can fight illness and enhance your general well-being Simple safe herbal remedies which can be prepared in a variety of ways, including tinctures, decoctions, infused oils, ointments and creams, syrups, and vinegars Packed with interesting information about the workings of the body and how herbs can help cure naturally and in a holistic context Includes advice on how to put together a herbal remedy chest to care for all the family.

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The Book of Ginseng: And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality

The Book of Ginseng: And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality
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A doctor of pharmacology examines the healing properties of vitalizing plant substances known in China as the "kingly remedies." Chief among these is the ginseng root, esteemed by the Chinese for almost seven thousand years as the most omnipotent of medicinal herbs. Fulder discusses the other kingly remedies, or harmony plants, which--like ginseng--act safely and with no debilitating side effects to revitalize the body's immune system. More than 50,000 copies sold in previous editions (previous title: "The Tao of Medicine"). Ginseng is well-known for its ability to: - Regulate blood pressure - Preserve sexual potency in older men - Assist women through menopause - Help with anemia, insomnia, depression, nervousness, appetite, stress and shock. A widely recognized authority on ginseng, author Stephen Fulder was interviewed for an article on ginseng that appeared in the Wall Street Journal in November, 1992. Confronted with the astronomical costs of medical care and the limitations of conventional medicine in treating immune deficiency diseases, Westerners are discovering the efficacy of plant medicines.

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The Edible Container Garden: Growing Fresh Food in Small Spaces

The Edible Container Garden: Growing Fresh Food in Small Spaces
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"No space is too small to grow delicious and healthy food." Enjoying tasty and fresh produce no longer requires a trip to the local farm stand or gourmet grocery. With "The Edible Container Garden" as your guide, everything from salad greens and savory herbs to luscious fruits and vegetables can be as close as your patio, balcony, or rooftop. "The Edible Container Garden" explains how to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables, edible flowers, fruits, and herbs, even when time and space are limited. Discussing the wide variety of planting options, from simple window boxes and raised garden beds to trellises and other vertical structures, "The Edible Container Garden" shows you how to Decide what kinds of plants you want to grow and which soil to use to keep them healthy and vibrant Select the right containers and tools to design a beautiful and fertile garden Discover which seasons are best for certain plants so you can design a practical and productive growing space Feed, tie, prune, and clip your plants to fit almost anywhere, whether they're in containers, over arches, or even along footpaths Illustrated with beautiful color photographs and packed with helpful and creative tips, "The Edible Container Garden" provides all the information you'll need to transform your outdoor space into a bountiful paradise.

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