9780738212302

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738212302

  • ISBN10:

    073821230X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

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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