Urban Pantry is a practical guide for country and city folk who want to make better use of their kitchen, garden, and time. Amy Pennington offers great tips on shopping, food storage, canning, and gardening, along with creative recipes and lots of helpful explanations of ingredients and technique. This book is a must for young people who are just setting up house, or anybody who has vowed to start cooking. With a well-stocked pantry and a good recipe anyone can prepare a memorable meal. --Jeanne Kelley, contributing editor, Bon Appetit, and author, Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatos: Recipes From a Modern Kitchen Garden
"Urban Pantry (is) full of clever recipes for using your kitchen to the max." - Gwenyth Paltrow, GOOP
"I’ve recommended Pennington’s book plenty of times myself: Pennington is kitchen-smart and garden-savvy, the sort of economical, creative cook everyone would love as a housemate." - Rebekah Denn, Christian Science Monitor
"There hasn't been nearly enough written about the pantry -- most people treat theirs like it's merely shelving or storage, but it's actually the war chest of the kitchen." - Amanda Hesser, Food52
One of Huffington Posts best cookbooks of 2010
Listed as #6 on Amazon's Top Ten Cookbooks of 2010
About the Author
AMY PENNINGTON is an organic gardener and all around food enthusiast. She worked for renowned chef Tom Douglas as a marketing manager and radio producer for several years before launching two businesses of her own: Go Go Green Garden, an edible gardening business that creates and maintains sustainable gardens for urbanites, and Urban Garden Share, a service connecting gardeners without dirt to neighbors willing to share their yards. A regular contributor to Edible Seattle, Amy lives in Seattle, Washington.