In this gorgeous cookbook, which was named the National Winner of the 2003 Tabasco Community Cookbook Awards, Shirley Kerins shares her wealth of knowledge about growing and cooking with herbs. Featuring a full range of dishes, from appetizers, salads, side dishes, soups and breads to entrees, preserves, desserts, and beverages, the book includes an innovative Pad Thai Pesto, a tried-and-true Herbed Vichyssoise, and a luscious Apple-Rosemary Tarte Tatin. Gardeners will find A Celebration of Herbs to be an essential reference, with information on cultivating, harvesting, drying, and storing herbs and an extensive listing of plant and seed suppliers in North America. Peppered throughout the cookbook are excerpts from the Huntington Library's collection of rare herbals and botanical books from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries.
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"Shirley Kerins' enthusiasm for growing and cooking with herbs, and the colorful lore of these useful plants, shines in this beautifully designed book with botanical illustrations and excerpts from the Huntington's collection of rare herbals, sure to delight cooks, gardeners, and bibliophiles alike."-Carole Saville, author of Exotic Herbs "Kerins shares her vast knowledge about growing and cooking with herbs through an eight-step program for learning to cook with herbs that starts with single-herb butters and progresses through experimenting with soups and sauces . . . . More than just a great cookbook, gardeners will find A Celebration of Herbs to be an indispensable resource."-ForeWordAbout the Author:
Shirley Kerins has lectured and taught classes on herbs for more than 25 years. She served as curator of the Huntington Herb Garden from 1984 to 1999 and now manages the Huntington's plant production and plant sales. She has appeared on various national and local TV and radio programs, such as "Today in LA Weekend," "Willard Scott’s Garden Almanac," "The New Garden," "Good Food," and "Talk of the City."
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Book Description Huntington Library Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0873281993
Book Description Huntington Library Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110873281993
Book Description Huntington Library Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0873281993 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1406281