In Praise of Tomatoes: Tasty Recipes, Garden Secrets, Legends & Lore by Ronni Lundy

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  • ISBN 10 1579909582
  • ISBN 13 9781579909581
  • Published Feb 01 2007
  • Format Paperback
  • Language English
  • Edition New edition
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Lark Books,U.S.
  • Imprint Lark Books,U.S.

Publishers Text

Straight from the vine to the cookpot and to terrific trivia: everyone will enjoy this juicy tribute to tangy, tasty tomato. Begin with a horticultural look at resurgent vintage varieties: a comprehensive chart gives specific growing and eating details on more than 50 delicious types, both heirloom and hybrid. Find out how to create and cultivate the "essential tomato garden," even on a windowsill. From the backyard, head straight to the kitchen with information on how to store, peel, freeze, dry, can, and cook up the harvest. Recipes include such luscious dishes as tomato soup, jam, bread, and green tomato pie. The enlightening feast rounds out with fun facts on the tomato's history and tomato festivals.

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