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Buried Treasures: Tasty Tubers of the World (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

ISBN: 9781889538341
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Number of pages: 120
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Moving beyond the usual crops of potatoes and yams, this sourcebook offers up a feast of tropical and hardy tubers that are easy to grow, great to look at, and delicious to eat. In addition to being a fascinating culinary history, it provides detailed tips for buying, growing, harvesting, and cooking each of the featured vegetables. Tropical giants like elephant ears and yautia provide exotic accents in a summer border or container, then easily move indoors when the days get cooler. Hardy plants like North American Natives spring beauty and Jack-in-the-Pulpit can stay in the ground all year-round, providing an appealing floral display in spring and hearty nourishment in fall. The dozens of inspired recipes make this a must-have for adventurous gardeners and gourmet chefs alike.

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