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Author Timmermeister, Kurt.

Title Growing a feast : the chronicle of a farm-to-table meal / Kurt Timmermeister.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  641.5979 TIMMERMEISTER    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  630.92 TI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 310 pages ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: The feast is established -- Two years before the meal : the birth of a calf -- Eighteen months before : the hard cheese is made -- The cheese cave and the aging of the cheese -- Early planting in the garden -- Nine months before : Alice is bred -- Springtime on the farm -- Summer arrives -- Preparation for dinner begins -- Two weeks before : Alice calves -- Four days before : foraging and harvesting -- Milk, cream and butter -- Saturday morning : Tyler arrives -- Saturday afternoon : dinner preparation is finished -- The guests arrive, the feast begins -- The second half of dinner -- Appendix: Recipes.
Summary A restaurateur details the hard work involved with starting a dairy farm and describes a feast that was two years in the making, using only vegetables he harvested and animals he raised to supply the meal.
Subject Timmermeister, Kurt.
Dinners and dining -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Cooking -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Dairy products -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Timmermeister, Kurt -- Homes and haunts -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Timmermeister, Kurt -- Friends and associates.
Cooks -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island -- Biography.
Dairy farmers -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island -- Biography.
Agriculture -- Washington (State) -- Vashon Island.
Vashon Island (Wash.) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780393088892 hardcover
0393088898 hardcover
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