Curtis Aikens' Guide to Harvest Cookbook and Handbook

Curtis Aikens' Guide to Harvest Cookbook and Handbook combines both 150 delicious recipes, along with help with selection and preparation of produce like fruits, vegetables, nuts, and similar. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 221 pages 

Copyright: 1993 

Publisher: Gramercy Books 

Author: Curtis G. Aiken 

ISBN: 9780517220962

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Description: This handy companion from The Food Network chef, Curtis Aikens, will help you select and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables of all types, both everyday and exotic. Featuring over 150 tasty recipes appealing to both the novice and accomplished cook, this volume is arranged by type of produce -- fruits, vegetables, nuts and herbs -- and offers detailed information on seasonal quality, grading, varieties, value, regional sources and storage. 

Helpful tips from the author include: 

  • Salads that make the most of your seasonal garden
  • The difference between "choice," "fancy," and "extra fancy" grades
  • When your favorite fruit or vegetable is "in season"
  • How to tell a yam from a sweet potato, and other garden mysteries solved

With instructions and antidotes from the author—based on his fifteen years' experience in the produce business -- your family will happily reap the benefits at your kitchen table. Delectable delights from Curtis Aikens are presented with hints on preparation and presentation. Enjoy your fruits and vegetables in these and many more savory recipes: Jack-O-Lantern Soup, Three Bean Salad, Zucchini Casserole, Six-Layer Turkey Dinner, Chocolate Banana Pie. Let Curtis Aikens open a whole new world of tasty ingredients and healthy choices for you and your family. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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