The Edible French Garden (Edible Garden Series, Vol. 3)
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The Edible French Garden (Edible Garden Series, Vol. 3)

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Learn how to grow & cook the classic vegetables of French cuisine, including endive, leeks, shallots, & celery in this volume of The Edible Garden Series written & photographed by one of the top garden writers, lecturers, & photographers in the country..
Paperback, 106 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Periplus Editions
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Like the other books in Creasy's Edible Garden series, this is a combination cookbook and gardening book. I think of this as a good way to whet one's appetite, but it's not a comprehensive reference—except perhaps on how to grow blanched vegetables like Belgian endive and white asparagus. After reading her instructions, I've decided that blanching in the gardening sense is not something I plan on trying anytime in the near future. Reading this book did get me interested in learning more about po...more
Sometimes I buy cookbooks just to read. This is one of them.

The pictures are so amazing. It was like taking a trip to the french countryside without the jetlag.

The book includes how to grow a french garden (you never know when I'll decide I need to--I certainly want to if it can look like this!) and also an encyclopedia of the french garden for growing and preparing garden vegetables that are popular in France.

Yes, vegetable gardens can be beautiful. It's just someone forgot to tell Americans th...more
I love Creasy's edible landscaping series.
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