Cooking Green : Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in the Kitchen - The New Green Basics Way

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Did You Know ... 12 percent of greenhouse gas emissions (or 14,160 pounds of CO2 per household) result from just growing, shipping, and preparing our food.

Author Biography

Kate Heyhoe , the founding editor of GlobalGourmet.com and NewGreenBasics.com, is a James Beard Award finalist and the author of seven cookbooks. She lives near Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
A Cookprint, an Ecovore, and a Scientist Walk into a Kitchen...p. 1
Where You Cook: Greening Your Kitchen Zonesp. 15
Ovens: Improving Your Mileagep. 45
Green Flames: Cooktop Cookingp. 67
Frying: Fast and Fuel-Efficientp. 83
Cookware and Fuel Efficiencyp. 91
What to Buy: A Cook's Guide to Green Basicsp. 111
Energy-Efficient Ingredients: New Ways to Eatp. 129
Waste Not: At Home, at Stores, in Restaurantsp. 141
Saving the Planet: One Cook at a Timep. 157
The New Green Basics Recipes
About the Recipes: Cooking the New Green Basics Wayp. 163
Small Bites, Appetizers, and Soupp. 167
Main Courses with Meat, Fish, or Fowlp. 175
Meat-Free Mains 'n' Grainsp. 199
Vegetable Sides and Saladsp. 213
Breads and Sweetsp. 239
Indexp. 247
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