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The farm to table cookbook : the art of eating locally
Manning, Ivy.
Adult Nonfiction TX741 .M345 2008

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From Publishers' Weekly:

Those who frequent farmer's markets or belong to food co-ops will certainly appreciate this handy guide to what's in season, and how best to utilize it, from Portland, Ore. food writer Manning. Season by season, Manning highlights a handful of ingredients at their peak of ripeness; Spring, for example, yields Swiss Chard and Feta Phyllo Pockets with Yogurt Dill Dip, and Asparagus and Caramelized Leek Bread Pudding, while summer brings Chicken Chilaquiles and Flank Steak Fajitas with Interesting Peppers. Vegetarians will find a few new favorites, such as the Sweet Corn Chowder with Tomato and Basil, Grilled Vegetable Galette, and Roasted Butternut Soup in Dumpling Squash Bowls, offered up as hearty autumnal fare. With the exception of a few regional specialties like halibut cheeks and morel mushrooms, cooks around the country should be able to source and replicate the recipes with a minimum of fuss. Though many of her recipes will look familiar, Manning's book makes a handy resource for those puzzling over their latest haul from the local greenmarket. (Apr.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

From Library Journal:

Manning, a food journalist and chef, writes with a message--buy locally. In the introduction, she describes "community supported agriculture" and gives tips on how to shop in a farmers' market. The recipes contain seasonal produce, and each chapter has a double-page spread with photographs of a fruit or vegetable (e.g., spring greens, heirloom tomatoes, pears, and squash) and an accompanying description of varieties of each. Some of the recipes may be for eclectic tastes--Warm Asparagus with Morels and Poached Duck Egg or Petrale Sole with Smoked Mussels Hash and Horseradish Vinaigrette. This is a book for the adventurous cook who has access to a farmers' market, farm share program, or another avenue for local produce. Recommended for large cookery collections and any library in the Northwest.--Christine Bulson, SUNY at Oneonta Lib. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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