The Victory Garden Cook Book

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Original Publisher
Knopf
Date of publication
1982
ISBN
039470780x

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Recommended by

Laura Washburn Hutton

Food writer

I learned about this from Patricia Wells, who loves this book. I never saw the PBS show, but the book is indeed wonderful. Ahead of its time in terms of veg patch cooking; dated in parts but, on the whole, incredibly thorough and still very informative and relevant. Best recipes: Radish Top Soup, All the Squash recipes, Shinbone Soup.

Maggie Green

Registered dietitian, chef and cookbook author

Sandor Ellix Katz

Fermentation revivalist

Jesse Ziff Cool

Chef and cookbook author

Barbara Ketcham Wheaton

Honorary curator of the culinary collection at the Schlesinger Library