The Home Chef’s Guide to Herb Gardening [NOOK Book]

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Ever wonder why everything tastes exotic and exudes delicious aromas when you eat at a good five star restaurant? It is usually because of the seasoning. Exceptional chefs know that fresh food is always best and that includes fresh herbs.
Fantastic cuisine can be very simply prepared, but add a few fresh herbs and you have created a masterpiece. As you master the art of seasoning with fresh herbs, you will astound family and guests with your ...
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The Home Chef’s Guide to Herb Gardening

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Overview

Ever wonder why everything tastes exotic and exudes delicious aromas when you eat at a good five star restaurant? It is usually because of the seasoning. Exceptional chefs know that fresh food is always best and that includes fresh herbs.
Fantastic cuisine can be very simply prepared, but add a few fresh herbs and you have created a masterpiece. As you master the art of seasoning with fresh herbs, you will astound family and guests with your remarkable culinary talents.
If your spice cabinet or garden contains only a minimum of herbs, you are missing out on some of the delightful culinary experiences of life. Once you begin to use fresh herbs in your favorite recipes, you'll never want go back to using just dried herbs again. You will be hooked for life.
Herbs are one of nature’s little surprise packages that contain a lot of flavor. A little goes a long way. You do not need much to make an extraordinary impact in your cooking.
Over 30 photos and illustrations. Hyperlinked contents for easy navigation.
Contents includes:
Growing Herbs in the Home Garden
Introduction
History of Herbs
Definition, Number, and Types of Herbs Available
Definition of Herb
Number of Herbs Available
Culinary Herbs
Aromatic Herbs
Ornamental Herbs
Medicinal Herbs
Herb Types
Herbs for Beginning Gardeners
Outdoor Herb Culture Tips
Herb Garden Size
Site and Soil Conditions
Sowing Herb Seed
Cutting and Division
Harvesting Herbs
Winter Protection
Indoor Herb Gardening
Keeping Herbs Fresh
Drying Herbs
Preparation
Natural or Air Drying
Drying Seeds
Over Drying
Silica Gel or Salt Drying
Freezing Herbs
Storage
Herb Description, Culture, Harvesting, and Use
Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
Basil (Sweet) (Ocimum basilicum)
Borage (Borago officinalis)
Caraway (Carum carvi)
Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium)
Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) (also known as Cilantro)
Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Fennel (Florence) (Foeniculum dulce)
Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Lavender (Lavandula vera)
Lovage (Levisticum officinale)
Marjoram (Sweet) (Marorana hortensis)
Oregano (Wild marjoram) (Origanum vulgare)
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)
Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Sage (Salvia officinalis)
Savory (Summer) (Satureja hortensis)
Savory (Winter) (Satureja montana)
Spearmint (Mentha spicata)
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Woodruff (Sweet) (Asperula odorata)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014895163
  • Publisher: Cia Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

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