From Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce


Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition - 2004
    The book contains 420 recipes, including contributions from well-known chefs and supporters of the sustainable agriculture movement.

Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons


Steven Satterfield - 2015
    Like his contemporaries April Bloomfield and Fergus Henderson, who use the whole animal from nose to tail in their dishes, Satterfield believes in making the most out of the edible parts of the plant, from root to leaf. Satterfield embodies an authentic approach to farmstead-inspired cooking, incorporating seasonal fresh produce into everyday cuisine. His trademark is simple food and in his creative hands he continually updates the region’s legendary dishes—easy yet sublime fare that can be made in the home kitchen.Root to Leaf is not a vegetarian cookbook, it’s a cookbook that celebrates the world of fresh produce. Everyone, from the omnivore to the vegan, will find something here. Organized by seasons, and with a decidedly Southern flair, Satterfield's collection mouthwatering recipes make the most of available produce from local markets, foraging, and the home garden. A must-have for the home cook, this beautifully designed cookbook, with its stunning color photographs, elevates the bounty of the fruit and vegetable kingdom as never before.

The Pumpkin Cookbook: 139 Nutritious Recipes for Year-Round Enjoyment


DeeDee Stovel - 2005
    Some of DeeDee Stovel's creative spins on incorporating this highly nutritious, low-fat vegetable into delicious dishes include Caribbean Black Bean Pumpkin Soup; Pumpkin Sage Risotto; Spring Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Pepitas; White Bean, Chicken, and Pumpkin Chili; Pumpkin Pizza with Gorgonzola Cheese; Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Pumpkin Sauce; Lemon-Pumpkin Strudel; Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies with Apricot Surprise -- and seven kinds of pumpkin pie!

The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook


Barbara Damrosch - 2013
    Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer, and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they’ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow.The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook is two books in one. It’s a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to maximize the fruits—and vegetables—of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries.And it’s a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops—yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs.Eating doesn’t get any more local than your own backyard.

The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook: 100 Delicious Heritage Recipes from the Farm and Garden


Brent Ridge - 2013
    Brent Ridge and New York Times bestselling author Josh Kilmer-Purcell are not your average couple: The two Manhattanites left their big city lives behind, and found themselves living in bucolic Sharon Springs, New York, where they became "accidental goat farmers." But what began as a way to reconnect with their own style of modern country living soon exploded into a wildly successful brand, Beekman 1802, named after their historic home. Brent and Josh are now world-renowned for producing everything from magnificent handcrafted goat’s milk soaps to artisanal Blaak cheese, and now, with The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook, they’re bringing their special vintage-modern touch to classic, remarkable recipes bound to become family favorites year after year.The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook will show off the delicious and decadent recipes that the Beekman Boys have collected from across the generations of their family, from Brent’s grandmother’s Fourth of July Fruitcake to Josh’s mother’s Hot Chocolate Dumplings. Each recipe will be accompanied by a personal memory from the authors or a story about how that recipe came to be. With eco-conscious and vintage-oriented food production gaining traction as a major culinary trend, this beautiful package will reel in readers, whether they’re nostalgic for some classic Americana in their kitchen or just hankering for the perfect Blackberry Betty recipe.

Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion


Stephanie Alexander - 2009
    Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia's best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of rewarding kitchen gardening. Be encouraged by detailed gardening notes that explain how adults and children alike can plant, grow and harvest 73 different vegetables, herbs and fruit, and try some of the 250 recipes that will transform your fresh produce into delicious meals. Whether you have a large plot in a suburban backyard or a few pots on a balcony, you will find everything you need to get started in this inspiring and eminently useful garden-to-table guide.

Tender: Volume II: A Cook's Guide to the Fruit Garden


Nigel Slater - 2010
    Combining reminiscences from a lifetime spent working with and enjoying food, along with cultivation tips for the growing season, Fruit shows you how to use seasonal fruits in simple suppers and indulgent desserts. Organised alphabetically, each fruit is carefully considered in Slater's inimitable, unhurried warm prose, to give you an instinctive understanding of our heritage garden fruits. From a weekday supper of pork chops with cider and apples to a Chinese Sunday roast with spiced plum sauce and old family favourites of a deeply appley apple crumble to traditional fruit ices, Slater shows how the delicious flavours of fruits offer far more than simply being the inspiration for the occasional pot of jam, but are really the hidden gems in imaginative meat dishes and the backbone of successful home baking.

Frozen Assets: Cook for a Day, Eat for a Month


Deborah Taylor-Hough - 1998
    Deborah Taylor-Hough, who saved $24,000 on her family's total grocery bill during a five-year period, offers up kid-tested and family-approved recipes in Frozen Assets, plus bulk-cooking tips for singles, shopping lists, recipes for two-week and 30-day meal plans, and a ten-day plan to eliminate cooking over the holidays.Cooking for the freezer allows you to plan ahead, purchase items in bulk, cut down on waste, and stop those all-too-frequent trips to the drive-thru. The hands-down authority on once-a-month cooking, Frozen Assets gives you a step-by-step plan to simplify and revolutionize the way you cook."Finally, a realistic way to combine the cost-effectiveness of cooking from scratch with the convenience of quick and easy meals!" -Mary Hunt, author of The Financially Confident Woman"Belongs in every family's kitchen! One of the best time - and money - savers a busy family can have." -The Dollar Stretcher"Offers relief to those tired of eating restaurant fare or expensive, over-packaged convenience foods at the end of a hard day." -Library Journal

Sweetie-licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life


Linda Hundt - 2013
    This is the perfect book for anyone who knows that love can be baked into a pie!A 16-time national pie-baking champion, Linda Hundt truly believes in the ability of pies to spread good will, one delicious bite at a time. In this sweet cookbook, she shares the heartwarming stories behind 52 of her signature pies. From classic to innovative, each delicious recipe is designed to inspire you to make (using the freshest ingredients) what will become your own family favorites. Among them: Mom Hundt's Apple Almond Pie, Linda's Best Browned Butter Coconut Chess Pie, Aunt Ella's Cherry Berry Berry Pie, Grandma Rosella's Vanilla Custard Pie, Yankee Dixie Pie, Mocha Hot Chocolate Pie, and many more. Eat Pie and Love Life!

Chez Panisse Fruit


Alice Waters - 2002
    After thirty years, the innovative spirit and pure, intense flavors of Chez Panisse continue to delight and surprise all who visit, and even those who cant get there know that Alice started a quiet revolution, changing the culinary landscape forever. Inspired by Chez Panisse, more and more people across the country are discovering the sublime pleasures of local, organic vegetables and fruits.Now join Alice Waters and the cooks at Chez Panisse in celebration of fruit. Chez Panisse Fruit draws on the exuberant flavors of fresh, ripe fruit to create memorable dishes. In this companion volume to Chez Panisse Vegetables, discover more than 200 recipes for both sweet and savory dishes featuring fruit. Glorify the late-summer peach harvest with Peach and Raspberry Gratin, and extend the season with Grilled Cured Duck Breast with Pickled Peaches. Enjoy the first plums in Pork Loin Stuffed with Wild Plums and Rosemary. Preserve the fresh flavors of winter citrus with Kumquat Marmalade or Candied Grapefruit Peel. Organized alphabetically by fruit -- from apples to strawberries -- and including helpful essays on selecting, storing, and preparing fruit, this book will help you make the very most of fresh fruits from season to season. Illustrated with beautiful color relief prints by Patricia Curtan, Chez Panisse Fruit is a book to savor and to treasure.

The Keto Diet Cookbook


Leanne Vogel - 2019
    Leanne Vogel is well aware that keto is not a one-size-fits-all way of eating; she offers a wealth of advice for customizing the diet to keep people from giving up because of frustration and feeling “stuck.” Her goal with The Keto Diet Cookbook is to teach people how to eat keto with foods they have in their kitchens and show them how to make keto work with the resources they have available right now—simple and easy!The book begins with an overview of how, and why, to keto. Leanne walks readers through the steps of setting macros, getting into ketosis, becoming fat-adapted, and figuring out which foods make them feel good and help them hit their goals. Following that is a varied and delicious collection of recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sweet and savory snacks, drinks, and condiments. The recipes are packed with handy extras that make them even easier to use and adapt, from portion sizes to comprehensive nutrition information to substitutions for those with dietary restrictions, such as vegetarians and people with food allergies. They include: Keto Breakfast Pudding All Day Any Day Hash Mexican Meatzza Epic Cauliflower Nacho Plate Creamy Spinach Zucchini Boats Sweet Beef Curry Crispy Pork with Lemon Thyme Cauli Rice Bacon Avocado Fries Edana’s Macadamia Crack Bars Coffee Bean Shake And much more!  With The Keto Diet Cookbook, readers will find dozens of mouthwatering ways to honor, trust, and nourish their bodies. When we do that, we start to feel good, make better decisions for our health, and naturally and effortlessly progress toward our goals.

Making Artisan Gelato: 45 Recipes and Techniques for Crafting Flavor-Infused Gelato and Sorbet at Home


Torrance Kopfer - 2009
    Gelato also has 35% less air whipped into it than ice cream, heightening its rich mouthfeel without tipping the scales. Gelato, in all its luxury, is simple to make at home with a standard ice-cream maker.Making Artisan Gelato, following on the heels of Making Artisan Chocolates, will offer 45+ recipes and flavor variations for exquisite frozen desserts, made from all-natural ingredients available at any grocery store or farmer’s market.From pureeing and straining fruit to tempering egg yolks for a creamy base, the gelato-making techniques included in Making Artisan Gelato ensure quality concoctions. Recipe flavors run the gamut—nuts, spices, chocolate, fruit, herbs, and more—with novel flavor pairings that go beyond your standard-issue fare.

The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook: 100 Delicious Heritage Recipes from the Farm and Garden


Josh Kilmer-Purcell - 2014
    World-renowned for its handcrafted goat’s milk soaps and artisanal Blaak cheese, the organic lifestyle brand now has taken over the Beekman gardens as well. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook is a delectable yearlong trip through the Beekman vegetable bounty and is packed with simple, delicious, and seasonal vegetable-forward recipes that will have readers counting down the months to green shoots every year.Readers will find a stunning package featuring tomato jam and refrigerator dilly beans; salt-roasted new potatoes and corn cake stacks with arugula and Cheddar; marinated hangar steak and lima bean salad and grilled beets with ricotta, watercress, and almonds; and much more. With more than 90,000 Facebook fans and almost 20,000 Twitter followers who follow their every move, the Beekmans are fast becoming a household name that immediately conjures up on-trend images of vintage country, upscale Americana. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook is fresh, informal, and vegetable-forward rather than vegetarian: omnivores welcome, and suitable for everyone.

Seasons at the Farm: Year-Round Celebrations at the Elliott Homestead


Shaye Elliott - 2018
    With her engaging storytelling and gorgeous full-color photos, Shaye brings to life how to entertain simply yet beautifully without mortgaging the farm. Simple recipes, decorating advice, and projects make this an inspirational and aspirational sequel to her beloved previous books.

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest: 150 Recipes for Freezing, Canning, Drying and Pickling Fruits and Vegetables


Carol W. Costenbader - 1997
    Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool-drying? That even the experts use store-bought frozen juice concentrate from time to time? With more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for jams, sauces, vinegars, chutneys, and more, you’ll enjoy a pantry stocked with the tastes of summer year-round.