The Edible Herb Gardenby Rosalind Creasy
Author Rosalind Creasy takes you from seeds to stove top, from preparing soil to elegant dining, with easy-to-follow instructions and inspirational, imaginative ideas for every step of the way, with a/b>
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Learn how to grow hardy and fragrant herbs then use them create delicious meals with this beautifully illustrated herb gardening and cooking book.
Author Rosalind Creasy takes you from seeds to stove top, from preparing soil to elegant dining, with easy-to-follow instructions and inspirational, imaginative ideas for every step of the way, with a complete "Resources" section. There's information on how to design and grow an herb garden just about anywhere—from a spacious country plot to a small city balcony, from California to Maine and anywhere in between. With vivid photographs you'll tour various gardens Creasy has created, plus the garden of herb luminary Carole Saville, among others.
The comprehensive, fully illustrated "Encyclopedia of Culinary Herbs" section illustrates how to grow and use more than two dozen herb varieties. It includes both old favorites—basil, rosemary, sage, and the like—as well as more exotic herbs from around the world, including salad burnet, lemon verbena, and Mexican tarragon.
In the "Favorite Herb Recipes" section you'll find delicious recipes as well as instructions for accompaniments—herb blends and butters, vinegars and teas; main dishes from cuisines around the world; and even cocktails and desserts
"When it comes to herbs, Ros Creasy is the Renaissance Woman skilled in herb garden design, growing in the ground and containers, and in herb cookery. Find a cozy corner and lose yourself in this book." —Jim Wilson, television gardening personality and Author of Landscaping with Herbs
"Rosalind Creasy is a name we trust in the field of growing and cooking with herbs. This is a rich book, full of practical information, personal experience, with plenty of detail on how to take your herbs from the garden to the table with panache." —Kathleen Halloran, Editor, The Herb Companion Magazine
"In usual Creasy style, this is an incredibly useful book, well-written with great information as well as essential recipes." —Holly Shimizu, Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
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Meet the Author
Rosalind Creasy, a resident of Los Altos, California, is a landscape designer and leading authority on appropriate gardening techniques as well as a widely published garden writer and popular lecturer. Creasy specializes in residential landscapes that include edible, native, and drought-tolerant plants. She is a winner of the Garden Writers of America's award for excellence, and her articles have appeared in Organic Gardening, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Country Living Gardener, and Horticulture magazines. In addition to Cooking from the Garden, Creasy is the author of Earthly Delights: Twelve Distinctive Theme Gardens, The Gardener's Handbook of Edible Plants and a book for young gardeners, Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes. Her Complete Book of Edible Landscaping received a Garden Writers Association of America's award and has become a contemporary gardening classic.
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More emphasis on using the herbs in cooking, not enough information about the plants themselves and growing them.