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Ciao Italia : plant, harvest, cook! : simple planting advice and 100+ easy Italian-inspired recipes / Mary Ann Esposito, host of PBS' Ciao Italia.

Plant, harvest, cook! (portion title)
Esposito, Mary Ann, (author.).


Mary Ann Esposito, host of the PBS program Ciao Italia, takes the reader on a seasonal home garden vegetable journey focusing on simple growing tips for anyone interested in growing their own vegetables and how to cook them Italian style. In simple language, anyone interested in growing their own vegetables whether on a grand or small scale will find this book filled with helpful gardening advice. No former green thumb necessary. Over 30 years of trial and error and getting down and dirty, have been the foundation for this book, as well as a love for fresh homegrown food. The book highlights what's growing in the early spring garden, featuring such cool weather crops as lettuce, radishes and peas and as the pages turn, progresses to what's growing during the hot summer months with crops like tomatoes, eggplant and peppers. Over 100 healthy and delicious recipes from soup to dessert are featured. Accompanied by beautiful food photography and photos from the author's personal collection, this book will make you want to plant, harvest and cook!

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781942155485
  • ISBN: 1942155484
  • Physical Description: xvi, 271 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Ciao Italia, an imprint of Peter E. Randall Publisher, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Where, oh where should my garden grow? -- Preparation is everything -- The early spring garden -- The summer garden
Subject: Cooking, Italian.
Cooking > Italy.
Genre: Cookbooks.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Marianna Black Library 641.5945 E (Text) 39493109033292 Adult Nonfiction Available -