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Roots: The Definitive Compendium

by Diane Morgan


Diane Morgan, master chef and author of more than 15 cookbooks, provides an extensive collection of recipes based on beets, carrots, horseradish, turnips, rutabaga (swede), and many more. Roots provides detailed instruction and thoughtful context, with recipes that will help you bring out the best flavors in each vegetable.

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Discover the fascinating history and lore of 29 major roots, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them, and much more.…More than 225 recipes…that bring out the earthy goodness of each and every one of these intriguing vegetables.…[T]his essential culinary encyclopedia lets dedicated home cooks achieve a new level of taste and sophistication in their everyday cooking.

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Chronicle Books
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Elyse Kopecky

Chef and food writer