Homegrown Whole Grains, Grow, Harvest & Cook your Own Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn & More

Homegrown Whole Grains, Grow, Harvest & Cook your Own Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn & More

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Learn to grow, harvest, store, grind, and cook nine popular whole grains. Sara Pitzer provides complete instructions for growing your own wheat, corn, barley, millet, oats, rice, rye, spelt, and quinoa, as well as recipes for using these grains in tasty dishes. Cultivating these crops is surprisingly easy, and it takes less space than you might imagine — with just 1,000 square feet of growing space in your backyard, you can grow enough wheat to supply ingredients for 50 loaves of delicious fresh bread.

Baker & Taylor
A resource that has everything gardeners need to know to grow, harvest, store, grind, and cook small crops of nine types of whole grains also includes fifty recipes to bring whole grains to the family table. Original.

Book News
Primarily a writer of cookbooks and travel guides, Pitzer wrote Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest & Grow Your Own (Garden Way, 1981) for small homesteaders a generation ago. Now she updates it for today's small homesteaders, incorporating what has been learned, or publicized, over the past three decades, and tailoring especially the recipes to current tastes. In particular, she adds amaranth, quinoa, spelt, and others of what she called heirloom grains; and hull-less varieties of barley and oats. An introductory chapter explains procedures common to all the grains, such as sowing, growing and harvesting, drying and threshing, storing, grinding, and sprouting. Subsequent chapters discuss how specific grains diverge from that. Experienced gardeners would probably appreciate a more detailed description of where the various grains can be grown. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2009
Edition: New edition
ISBN: 9781603421539
Branch Call Number: 633.1 PITZE
Characteristics: 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes: Earlier edition published under title: Whole grains
Includes index


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