Roots by Diane Morgan
The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 Recipes

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From the author of more than 10 cookbooks comes this comprehensive guide and collection of recipes using root vegetables. Discover the fascinating history and lore of 29 major roots, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them, and much more, from the familiar (beets, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, malanga) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes). The best part? More than 225 recipes—salads, soups, side dishes, main courses, drinks, and desserts—that bring out the earthy goodness of each and every one of these intriguing vegetables. From Andean tubers and burdock to yams and yuca, this essential culinary encyclopedia lets dedicated home cooks achieve a new level of taste and sophistication in their everyday cooking.

About Diane Morgan

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Diane Morgan is an experienced cooking teacher and the author of many cookbooks, including Salmon (0-8118-4212-6), Delicious Dips (0-8118-4220-7), and Dressed to Grill (0-8118-3139-6). She lives in Portland, Oregon. Tony Gemignani is co-owner of Pyzano's in northern California-named one of the Top 100 Independent Pizzerias in the nation. His skills have landed him guest shots on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Good Morning America. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Scott Peterson is an award-winning San Francisco based photographer.
Published September 14, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 432 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Cooking. Non-fiction

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But lovers of potatoes to parsnips to jicama know there's something good inside, and Diane Morgan wants to help you discover the deliciousness in these and other, less familiar, root vegetables in her new book: Roots: The Definitive Compendium.

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