The Locavore’s Kitchen: A Cook's Guide to Seasonal Eating and Preserving

More and Americans are becoming dedicated locavores, people who prefer to eat locally grown or produced foods and who enjoy the distinctive flavors only a local harvest can deliver The Locavore s Kitchen invites readers to savor homegrown foods that come from the garden, the farm stand down the road, or local farmers markets through cooking and preserving the fresheMore and Americans are becoming dedicated locavores, people who prefer to eat locally grown or produced foods and who enjoy the distinctive flavors only a local harvest can deliver The Locavore s Kitchen invites readers to savor homegrown foods that come from the garden, the farm stand down the road, or local farmers markets through cooking and preserving the freshest ingredients.In than 150 recipes that highlight seasonal flavors, Marilou K Suszko inspires cooks to keep local flavors in the kitchen year round From asparagus in the spring to pumpkins in the fall, Suszko helps readers learn what to look for when buying seasonal homegrown or locally grown foods as well as how to store fresh foods, and which cooking methods bring out fresh flavors and colors Suszko shares tips and techniques for extending seasonal flavors with detailed instructions on canning, freezing, and dehydrating and which methods work best for preserving texture and flavor.The Locavore s Kitchen is an invaluable reference for discovering the delicious world of fresh, local, and seasonal foods.
The Locavore s Kitchen A Cook s Guide to Seasonal Eating and Preserving More and Americans are becoming dedicated locavores people who prefer to eat locally grown or produced foods and who enjoy the distinctive flavors only a local harvest can deliver The Locavore s Kitc

  • Title: The Locavore’s Kitchen: A Cook's Guide to Seasonal Eating and Preserving
  • Author: Marilou Suszko
  • ISBN: 9780821419380
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Locavore’s Kitchen: A Cook's Guide to Seasonal Eating and Preserving”

    1. This book is divided into seasons. Each section shares recipes that use in-season produce, plus pages that feature information about specific produce (how to choose, store, etc) and ones called "local flavor" (featuring things like eggs and grass-fed beef). There is also a section on preserving foods with useful info on prepping, freezing, and canning. I haven't had a chance to test the recipes, but they look fresh and reasonably uncomplicated. (Note: There are no gluten-free flour recipes; I do [...]

    2. I saw this book all over the place when I was in Athens, not realizing that it has been published there. It's fitting that this little gem was produced in a small town with a very active local foods movement. I appreciate the layout of the book, with the food following the seasons (another shout out to the locavore movement!). The recipes allow the fresh food to shine and the author provides information beyond recipes for each section. At the end of the book is a dense, and useful chapter that f [...]

    3. 641.302 Su82This book is divided along the four seasons and the types of foods available at different times of the year. There are recipes for seasonal ingredients as well as for making your own of basic items such as pizza crust and cheeses that you might ordinarily purchase. There are recipes for drying ingredients and for preserving them. Therefore, the winter section depends on using the seasonal foods you have canned or frozen for a different round of recipes based on preserved foods. Susko [...]

    4. I love this book!! It is nicely layed out and simple to understand. It has recipes I actually want to try. I will be buying a copy for myself ASAP.

    5. Skimmed. Interesting recipes that would be so much more useful when it's not the dead of winter. Something to definitely check out again!

    6. great recipes and thoughtful blurbs about produce and how to select the best. will be buying this one for the kitchen shelf.

    7. I tried the Green Pea hummus recipe and it was delicious! I shared it with my co-workers and we ate it all at one staff meeting! Absolutely wonderful.

    8. Great book! She is "preaching to the choir", but offers me encouragement to expand my local eating. Would highly recommend, especially for the good basic info.

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