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Whether it's a condo deck or a backyard in the 'burbs... growing (and eating) these core garden veggies is a must!
Radio and TV garden expert (and passionate food lover) Doug Oster presents his three all-time veggie favorites --- taking you step-by-step from soil prep to mouth-watering dishes. New to growing your own food? Doug offers gentle guidance and real life experience. Already a gardener? Take it up a notch with new ideas for going organic, plus creative twists on classic recipes.
""Doug Oster's down-to-earth approach to gardening shines through in his writing... he inspires the reader to think beyond the garden plot for ways to incorporate fresh produce into everyday dishes."" -George Ball, Jr., President, W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
""Tomatoes Garlic Basil is a must-have for cooks and gardeners everywhere. Doug Oster clearly has a passion for the three key ingredients of great cuisine. His stories will charm you and his recipes are simple but elegant (be sure to try the hazelnut pesto)."" -Debra Lee Baldwin, Edibles Columnist, San Diego Garden/Home Magazine, Author of Designing with Succulents
I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to grow a small garden or a large one.
The recipes, like the Simple Perfect Tomato Sandwich or Creamy Basil Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup are as easy as they are delicious.
I enjoyed the humorous and serious gardening stories and there are plenty of artsy photographs throughout the book.
If you need to know more about growing and caring for tomatoes,garlic and basil. This book covers it Doug
Oster is so interesting. .. And knows where of he speaks
If you want to grow tomatoes, basil and garlic. Read this book it is wonderful.
Lots of info about growing vegetables.
Tomatoes Garlic Basil fills you in on everything you need to know to grow and cook these terrific veggies. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010 by wallflower
Well this book is both entertaining and informative. I have tried to grow garlic in the past but without success. I have found what I was doing wrong. Read morePublished on March 19, 2010 by B. Mellon
Tomatoes, Garlic and Basil celebrates the simple pleasures of summer. While reading this book on a snowy February weekend, I could feel summer's warmth, taste that first juicy... Read morePublished on March 13, 2010 by Patty B
This is a wonderful book packed with great simple recipes and organic gardening tips that provides inspiration to novices and experts alike. Read morePublished on February 14, 2010 by J. Cohn