Illustrated Bites from Your Garden to Your Table
Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, 9781617691492, 176pp.
Publication Date: April 14, 2015
Whether your idea of gardening is a tomato plant on your fire escape or a pumpkin patch in the yard, Homegrown is the ultimate guide to growing your own food and eating it, too With clear and uncomplicated illustrations, author Heather Hardison guides readers through the process of planting, growing, harvesting, and preparing more than 25 of the tastiest, easy-to-grow vegetables and small fruits--such as spinach, kale, artichokes, and pears--and cooking them into seasonal, clean, and delicious offerings--including Fava Bean Crostini, Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho, and Parsnip Hummus. Using Homegrown's tips for stocking your own unprocessed pantry, growing your own herbs, and pickling and canning the last of your bounty, anyone can learn to eat from the ground up. Part cookbook, part gardening guide, Homegrown is the perfect excuse to start a small container garden, cook a few seasonal dishes, and see where it takes you.
About the Author
Heather Hardison is an illustrator and sign painter for New Bohemia Signs in San Francisco and the creator of Illustrated Bites, a blog in which she shares culinary knowledge through illustrated and hand-lettered info-graphics. She lives in Oakland, California.