Fresh Pantry: Eat Seasonally, Cook Smart & Learn to Love Your Vegetables (Paperback)
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*Original, inventive, and delicious recipes, highlighting multiple uses for some of our most common seasonal ingredients
*Based on the author's popular monthly e-short series
*Buy local, be thrifty, and keep a sustainable kitchen Amy Pennington's bestselling book, Urban Pantry: Tips & Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable & Seasonal Kitchen, introduced new homemakers to clever cooking concepts and ingredients, provided experienced cooks with organizational inspiration, and helped cooks of all skill levels create sustainable and thrifty kitchens. But while Urban Pantry focused on shelf-stable, dried, or preserved goods, Fresh Pantry shows cooks how to eat a seasonal diet --fresh vegetables and fruits that will offer your palate a variety of foods in sync with the seasons. As anyone trying to eat locally all year long knows, the winter gets difficult: Walking the "local" aisles of a well-stocked produce section or around your neighborhood farmers market, you find few options -- onions, cabbage, and kale, oh my In summer, of course, the season is bountiful, but the dishes most people make at home tend to be one note -- how many times can we eat the same tomato-caprice salad or grilled zucchini? From January to December, Fresh Pantry features 120 creative yet healthy and doable recipes centered on 12 choice seasonal vegetables and fruits; accessible and clever advice on growing, storing, and using seasonal ingredients; lush and inspirational photographs; detailed resources for sustainable eating; and the exuberant energy that marked Pennington's first book.-- "Table Talk Northwest.
About the Author
Amy Pennington is a cook, award-winning author, and urban farmer. Her vegetable gardening company, GoGo Green Garden, educates and inspires others to enjoy locally grown food. She has written two books, the bestselling Urban Pantry: Tips & Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable & Seasonal Kitchen (2010) and Apartment Gardening (2011), while her freelance articles appear in Edible Seattle, Food52.com, and other publications. Amy divides her time between Seattle and Edinburgh, Scotland. "Full of clever recipes for using your kitchen to the max...[Amy Pennington] teaches a kitchen economy for today's urbanite-from how to stock the pantry, to what to plant when, to how to can and preserve a variety of foods for the winter months." -- Gwyneth Paltrow, Goop Newsletter, goop.com