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Cookbook Review – Recipes from the Root Cellar

Updated on August 6, 2010

Are you looking for great recipe ideas for fall and winter vegetables? Are you searching for the perfect gift for a friend who plants a fall garden or who enjoys the flavor of winter squash varieties, hardy greens, root vegetables, and potatoes? If so, Recipes from the Root Cellar is a cookbook that you'll definitely want to check out!

Cookbook Features

Recipes from the Root Cellar features more than 250 recipes that are based on fall and winter vegetables. The book has instructions for preparing many tried and true favorite dishes, as well as many ideas for unique ways to prepare seasonal produce that grows and ripens after the peak of summer has passed.

Whether you are planning to store winter vegetables in your root cellar for consumption throughout the year or if you just want to learn how to best use local fall and winter produce more effectively in your home kitchen, this book is a must read for you.

After all, learning how to make the most of fresh produce that is in-season is a great way to boost your grocery budget. It can also be an environmentally responsible approach to food preparation, particularly if you're able to rely more on foods produces by local farmers to create more of your family's meals.

Example Recipes from the Root Cellar Dishes

This book features an impressive collection of recipes for many occasions. Some of the dishes are perfect cold weather fare, ideal for preparing to enjoy in front of the hearth. Others are lighter options, perfect even for the warmest months of the year. You'll never run out of creative recipes for fall and winter vegetables when this cookbook is on your bookshelf!

Among the many great recipes included in Recipes from the Root Cellar , you'll find instructions for preparing the following dishes:

  • Carrot Spoon Bread
  • Cheesy Mac with Root Vegetables
  • Chicken and Barley Pilaf with Winter Vegetables
  • Creamy Potato-Leek Soup
  • Mashed Potatoes with Greens
  • Mustard-Braised Short Ribs with Root Vegetables
  • North African Turnip Salad
  • Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts
  • Pasta with Kale and Chickpeas
  • Sausage with Kale and White Beans
  • Many other dishes

About the Author

Recipes from the Root Cellar is written by Andrea Chessman, a professional food writer and author who has penned a number of cookbooks. Many of Chessman's books, like Serving Up the Harvest , are focused on helping readers learn how to prepare and enjoy a wide variety of vegetables throughout every season of the year. Chessman was also a contributing editor for Vermont Life magazine for more than a decade. Her writing has also appeared in many other publications, including Cooking Light , Fine Cooking , Food & Wine , Organic Gardening , and Vegetarian Times.

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Thanks to Storey Publishing for providing me the opportunity to review this book. ~MW

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  • Which4u profile image

    Which4u 

    8 years ago from Leicester, UK

    Some tastey looking stuff here, I love winter food and could eat it all year round :op

  • michelle.dragon99 profile image

    michelle.dragon99 

    8 years ago

    hey mgwhite, cool recipes, love that:)

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