The New Vegetable & Herb Expert

Author: D. G. Hessayon

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0903505460

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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There can be no fresher tasting vegetables or herbs than the ones you've grown yourself. Whether you are a first-time allotment holder or an 'old-hand', the Vegetable & Herb Expert will shown you: How to get started. Where to grow your vegetables, and how. What types and varieties to grow. Looking after your plants. Grow your own herbs. Deal with pests and diseases. Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series.
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The Orchid Expert

Author: D. G. Hessayon

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780903505673

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

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Written by the world's foremost gardening authority, and jam-packed with the most up-to-date information, the Expert collections offer techniques, full-color photos throughout, and plenty of thumbnails and diagrams. This brand new entry into the very best gardening series there is focuses on beautiful orchids, plants once only for the wealthy and the skilled, but now available to everyone. With The Orchid Expert, they'll become permanent members of your family, treasured not only for their flowers, but all year long. Dr. Hessayon explains it all: what to look for when buying a plant, the secrets of success plant by plant, the way to ensure repeat flowering, increasing your stock, preserving blooms with microwaves, and identifying species the unique Expert way. All sorts of odd and intriguing facts reveal why orchids are so different from the rest of the plant kingdom, and the advice is reliable, easy-to-follow, and comprehensive. A magnificent color picture gallery showcases the most stunning and unusual varieties, many in full-page images. As always, there's an invaluable trouble-shooting section, diagrams to help you identify the flowers, and a glossary.
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The Green Garden Expert

Author: D. G. Hessayon

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780903505635

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

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The world's most popular gardening series goes organic! Today, more and more people are concerned with the environment?and they want to garden using only the most natural, earth-friendly techniques and products. And there's no better way for them to become expert than with the newest entry in this acclaimed series. Bestselling author Dr. D.G. Hessayon provides aspiring greenies with all the reliable, real-world horticultural advice they need. Gardeners both old and new will learn how to choose plants that thrive in their climate and care for them without chemicals, to create a space that's welcoming to wildlife, and to be ecologically savvy every step of the way. This is a book no gardener should be without!
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The Garden to Kitchen Expert

Author: Judith Wills,D. G. Hessayon

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0903505924

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

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This companion to The Vegetable & Herb Expert, The Fruit Expert, and The Greenhouse Expert shows readers how to prepare the nutritious produce they have grown for the table through classic recipes, trusted cooking methods, and much more. Original.
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Making Vegetables (Vol 1)

Germinating Heirloom Seeds and Growing a Sustainable Garden the Organic Way

Author: Shoshanna Easling

Publisher: Inspired Authors PressLlc

ISBN: 9781937478025

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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Volume 1 introduces heirloom seeds, and the great need for them. You will find easy instructions on germinating seeds, nurturing seedlings, and then transferring them to your garden. It also features advice from the best heirloom seed experts in the world. It is packed with step-by-step instructions and full-color pictures that make it fun and easy to follow. Making Vegetables will teach you to build a hot box, cold box, greenhouse, and how to plant and care for an organic sustainable heirloom garden. With its simple and to-the-point perspective, Making Vegetables is an entertainingly instructive book. If you have ever wanted to grow a more delicious, nutritious, and all-around better vegetable, buy this book to discover how.
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AARP The Paleo Diet Cookbook

More Than 150 Recipes for Paleo Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Snacks, and Beverages

Author: Loren Cordain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118370015

Category: Cooking

Page: N.A

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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. Dr. Loren Cordain's The Paleo Diet has helped thousands of people lose weight, keep it off, and learn how to eat for good health by following the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors and eating the foods we were genetically designed to eat. Now this revolutionary cookbook gives you more than 150 satisfying recipes packed with great flavors, variety, and nutrition to help you enjoy the benefits of eating the Paleo way every day. Based on the breakthrough diet book that has sold more than 100,000 copies to date Includes 150 simple, all-new recipes for delicious and Paleo-friendly breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners, snacks, and beverages Contains 2 weeks of meal plans and shopping and pantry tips Features 16 pages of Paleo color photographs Helps you lose weight and boost your health and energy by focusing on lean protein and non-starchy vegetables and fruits From bestselling author Dr. Loren Cordain, the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating styles Put The Paleo Diet into action with The Paleo Diet Cookbook and eat your way to weight loss, weight control maintenance, increased energy, and lifelong health-while enjoying delicious meals you and your family will love.
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The Professional Chef

Author: The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470421355

Category: Cooking

Page: 1232

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"The bible for all chefs." —Paul Bocuse Named one of the five favorite culinary books of this decade by Food Arts magazine, The Professional Chef is the classic kitchen reference that many of America's top chefs have used to understand basic skills and standards for quality as well as develop a sense of how cooking works. Now, the ninth edition features an all-new, user-friendly design that guides readers through each cooking technique, starting with a basic formula, outlining the method at-a-glance, offering expert tips, covering each method with beautiful step-by-step photography, and finishing with recipes that use the basic techniques. The new edition also offers a global perspective and includes essential information on nutrition, food and kitchen safety, equipment, and product identification. Basic recipe formulas illustrate fundamental techniques and guide chefs clearly through every step, from mise en place to finished dishes. Includes an entirely new chapter on plated desserts and new coverage of topics that range from sous vide cooking to barbecuing to seasonality Highlights quick reference pages for each major cooking technique or preparation, guiding you with at-a-glance information answering basic questions and giving new insights with expert tips Features nearly 900 recipes and more than 800 gorgeous full-color photographs Covering the full range of modern techniques and classic and contemporary recipes, The Professional Chef, Ninth Edition is the essential reference for every serious cook.
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