North Bay Farmers Market Cookbook

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North Bay farmers and ranchers share their favorite recipes.

Fresh recipes and stories from Marin County’s farmers and ranchers

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Eating local, seasonal, sustainable food has become the mantra of California's North Bay. Marin County farmers and ranchers keep Alice Waters's tradition vibrant with their year-round farm-fresh offerings. Brigitte Moran's North Bay Farmers Markets Cookbook takes the next giant step, sharing more than 100 healthy regional recipes. Even a glance at the table of contents will whet your appetite: Grilled Lime Marinated Flank Steaks with Chipotle Honey Sauce; Roasted Seasonal Harvest Vegetables; Glazed Carrots and Apricots. Varied, well-presented recipes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423603139
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,461,142
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Brigitte Moran is director of the Marian Farmers' Market Association and director of the Marian Agricultural Institute. She lives in San Rafael, California.
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Happy Cow Meatloaf

1/2 cup organic milk

1 free-range egg, beaten

11/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon dried mustard

Several grinds pepper

11/2-2 pounds grass-fed ground beef

11/2 cups soft breadcrumbs

1 cup sliced button mushrooms, plus 2 whole mushrooms

1/2 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

4 tablespoons ketchup

2 tablespoons molasses

2 strips local bacon, chopped into small pieces

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, and seasonings. Gently mix in ground beef and all other ingredients except whole mushrooms and bacon. Shape meat mixture into a loaf in a glass pan, top with the whole mushrooms and the bacon. Bake 1 hour or more depending on preferred doneness.

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Table of Contents

8 Introduction

12 The History of Farmers Markets in California

24 How to Save the World One Recipe at a Time

38 It's Time to Leave Fast Food and Go Back to Slow Food

47 Soups

59 Meats

87 Chicken & Eggs

107 Fish & Seafood

123 Sauces & Marinades

129 Vegetables

153 Fruits

173 Desserts

190 Industrialized Conventional vs. Local Sustainable Agriculture

200 Notes

204 Resources

207 Acknowledgments

208 Index

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