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Edible and Useful Plants of California (California Natural History Guides #41)

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Both American Indians and the pioneers knew and used many different plant species-for food, fibers, medicine, tools, and other purposes. This unique book is a guide to identifying more than 220 such plants. But it goes much further-it also tells the reader how to prepare, cook, and otherwise use them. Some of the dishes for which recipes are given have won culinary prizes. ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published February 7th 1978 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 1977)
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The descriptions, drawings and photographs in this guide are all excellent; however what makes the book even more valuable are the many recipes the author has included.
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