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American Harvest Cookbook 9780785808985

American Harvest Cookbook

Cooking with Pumpkins and Squash

ISBN-10: 0785808981
ISBN-13: 9780785808985
PUBLISHER: Book Sales, Incorporated
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Product Description: Pumpkins, squashes, cucumbers, and melons: the versatility and diversity of these colorful, exciting fruits is hard to beat. We're all familiar with the much-loved favorites such as the huge orange pumpkins used at Halloween and in pies for Thanksgiving, but why not be more adventurous? The American Harvest Cookbook is packed with over 90 recipes that utilize all the plump jewels from this fruit family. Choose from a delectable array that includes Butternut Squash (good for bakes, roasts, and stews), Banana Squash (good with spices), Golden Nugget, Acorn, and Blue Hubbard, to name but a few.Try them in a variety of recipes, from classic Turkey, Pumpkin and Cranberry Pie to the more adventurous Roast Monkfish and Squash with Rice and Tomato Coulis. The fruits in this family can be used in every kind of dish, from mouthwatering appetizers such as Baked Gem Squash with Parmesan Cream to scrumptious desserts such as Zucchini Passion Cake, and Pumpkin, Rum, and Raisin Ice Cream. They combine beautifully with both meat and fish, and are perfect for vegetarian dishes--there's a tempting range that includes the robust Pumpkin and Navy Bean Cassoulet and Blue Cheese and Pecan Risotto with Squash. The American Harvest Cookbook gives tips on growing and preparation, a brief history of the origins of the fruits, and has a section on pumpkins and squashes from around the world. Bring in the harvest and enjoy the full and flavorsome range of pumpkins, squashes, cucumbers, and melons that nature has to offer.

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