The Organic Food Shopper's Guide: What You Need to Know to Select and Cook the Best Food on the Market

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März 2008



Why Should You Choose Organic Foods?
Organic food has never been more popular, and for good reason: it tastes better, it's more nutritious, and it's better for the environment. This handy guide shows you how to select the freshest, tastiest varieties and transform your organic groceries into memorable meals. You'll find guidance on what to look for when shopping, how to handle each food in the kitchen, and why, when foods are organic, they're so darn good for you. Here's everything youneed to enjoy food that you can feel great about eating:
Profiles of more than 100 organic foods
Complete coverage of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, dairy, eggs, meat, and more
At-a-glance advice on peak seasons, nutrition, good varieties, and what to look for
Detailed information on preparation, storage, complementary flavors, and kitchen uses
More than 100 tasty recipes and dozens of cooking tips


Acknowledgments. Introduction. How to Use This Book. Why Buy Organic Food? Vegetables. Fruits. Nuts, Seeds, Beans, and Grains. Herbs and Spices. Meat, Fish, Dairy, and Eggs. Kitchen Staples. Sources. Bibliography. Index.


Jeff Cox, former editor of Organic Gardening magazine, helped lead the organic movement from a fringe idea to a phenomenon. He was the host of Your Organic Garden on PBS and Grow It! on HGTV and is the author of seventeen books, including the James Beard Award-nominated The Organic Cook's Bible. His Web site is


"The best parts of the book are the informational inset boxes; Cox is knowledgeable about all the food issues facing consumers and these boxes-including information on mad cow, local agriculture, fair trade and food labeling-showcase his expertise." (Publishers Weekly, December 17, 2007)
EAN: 9780470174876
ISBN: 0470174870
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2008
Seitenanzahl: 310 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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