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Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook Paperback – May 1, 2013
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"Beth Dooley has written much more than a cookbook. This valuable resource and guide to Minnesota’s farmers markets is sure to inspire and nourish you with connection to your food, your farmers, and Minnesota’s rich sustainable-agriculture tradition." —Terry Walters, author of Clean Food
Beth’s love for farmers markets and delicious food go hand in hand. She will inspire you to shop the markets in the Heartland and get into your kitchen to cook scrumptious meals that nourish bodies and souls.
" —Brenda Langton, author of The Spoonriver Cookbook
About the Author
Beth Dooley has covered the local food scene in the Northern Heartland for more than twenty-five years. Author of The Northern Heartland Kitchen and coauthor with Lucia Watson of Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland (both published by Minnesota), Beth writes regularly for Mpls. St. Paul magazine, the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Taste section, Edible Twin Cities, and the Mix. She teaches cooking at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and Cooks of Crocus Hill and serves on the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council.
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Minnesota's Bounty is a gorgeous cookbook. I brought it to my Master Gardener dinner meeting and it caught everyone's attention right away. Ironically, the Master Gardeners were meeting to schedule dates to help with the farmer's market and Beth's cookbook is focused on buying the harvest at our local farmer's markets.
Beth offers loads of tips as she alphabetically makes her way through the fruits and vegetables at the typical farmer's market. There is a smaller sections on cheese, grains, meat an fish, and some market essentials are at the end of the book.
It's clear from her A to Z approach that Beth wants us to know where our food comes from. I have to confess that there were pictures of produce even I didn't recognize, much less have any experience with in the kitchen. However, this is exactly the aim of Beth's cookbook; to give us the courage and direction to experience the wide variety of local food available in every one of our communities.
Echoing Michael Pollan's sentiments in his latest book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, Beth wants us in the kitchen cooking locally grown food.
As a relatively novice cook myself, Minnesota's Bounty highlights how most of us have lost the art of gathering food. Up until the past year, my food shopping has been recipe driven. Beth reveals that a better way to eat and cook is to shop for the freshest produce we can find and then incorporate those items into our meals. As I shared in a previous post, my friend, DA, does this naturally with her signature lunch. Her one skillet meal varies depending on the produce she has on hand.
True confession: I have never cooked with fresh ginger. Beth has a recipe for Sweet Ginger Potatoes that is on my kitchen orders this summer. I'm going to give fresh Ginger a try!