by Toni Leland
RECIPES FROM A KITCHEN GARDEN
is another wonderful cookbook from Renee's Gardens. This is the
original cookbook by Renee Shepherd and Fran Raboff, and it's every bit
as good as their latest publication, More Recipes from a Kitchen Garden, which I reviewed last year.
vegetables have their very own special allure, and these recipes are
first and foremost a celebration of garden fresh ingredients," say the
authors. And nothing could be more true of this book.
Beans to Chard to Eggplant to Tomatillos, and everything in between,
the recipes are fresh and interesting and, for the most, very simple.
Just listen to these delicious-sounding names: Lemon Thyme Bread.
Indonesian Zucchini Salad. Vermouth Braised Fennel. Over 145 pages are
packed with tested recipes, all beautifully illustrated with line
drawings, and packaged in a manageable sized 6x9 book.
For the home gardener or the avid cook, this book is a keeper!