Michigan's Guide to Local Cooking (Paperback)

By Susan Clemente,

Orange Whisk Books, 9780615400037, 152pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2011

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Description

Michigan's Guide to Local Cooking is a full-color cookbook including over 70 recipes, using locally grown products. This guide is not only a cookbook, but also an educational resource providing references for finding products locally. Michigan's Guide to Local Cooking explores the differences in farming methods, the production of our food and how it affects our environment and local economies. The guide also discusses food labeling as well as the health benefits of eating foods from organic and small local farms. Helpful food purchasing information is also included with detailed charts of the pesticide loads in fruits, vegetables, and seafood. An additional chart indicates when each Michigan crop achieves its seasonal peak. This guide is dedicated to those who appreciate and recognize the value of high quality, fresh, local foods, inspiring the reader to seek out those who grow, sell and prepare our foods.


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