Stalking The Wild Asparagus

Stalking The Wild Asparagus

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An imaginative approach to cooking, offering numerous recipes for main dishes and accompaniments made from wild berries, roots, nuts, and leaves
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Product details

  • Paperback | 303 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 23.37mm | 412.77g
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • English
  • 25th Anniversary ed.
  • 37 Halftones, black and white
  • 0911469036
  • 9780911469035
  • 275,072

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Euell Gibbons is one of the few people in this country to have devoted a considerable part of his life to the adventure of "living off the land". The wild foods he recommends in this book are widely available everywhere. There are recipes for delicious vegetable and casserole dishes, breads, cakes, muffins and twenty different pies. He shows how to make numerous jellies, jams, teas and wines, and tells how to sweeten them with wild honey or homemade maple syrup. Gibbons reveals his actual methods of hunting, fishing, recognizing, gathering and using the cornucopia of foods abounding in the wild.
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Review quote

""He (Euell Gibbons) was a man who knew the wild in a way that no one else in this time has even marginally approached."
John McPhee, The New York Times (1976)"
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920 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 43% (393)
4 37% (341)
3 17% (157)
2 3% (27)
1 0% (2)
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