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"Gorgeous. . . . A treat even if you don't feel like cooking."
--The New York Times

Savor is a stunning cookbook that celebrates rustic good food made from natural ingredients.

Experiencing the bounty of nature is one of life's great joys: foraging, gardening, fishing, and, ultimately, cooking casual meals, whether indoors or outside over an open fire. From her home in the mountains of Aspen, Colorado, Ilona Oppenheim devises recipes that make the best use of the abundance of her surroundings: foraged mushrooms and berries, fresh-caught fish, pasture-raised dairy, and home-milled flours. Oppenheim's recipes rely on quality ingredients and simple cooking techniques to make nutritious, family-centric dishes, including Kale and Feta Quiche, Ricotta and Roasted Fig Bruschetta, Vegetable Soup with Mini Meatballs, Porcini Fettuccine, Tomato Tart, Oatmeal Baked Apples, and Pear Crisp, among others. Many of these recipes call for only a handful of ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are easy to make and fresh, wholesome, and delicious too.

This romantic and delicious portrayal of living in harmony with nature will appeal to gardeners, gatherers, foragers, and home cooks but will also transport the armchair reader straight to the forest. The natural beauty of mountains, valleys, streams, and vast swaths of land jumps out from these stunning pages.
Publisher: New York : Artisan, a division of Workman Publishing Company, Inc., [2016]
ISBN: 9781579656669
Characteristics: 269 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Call Number: 641.302 OPP


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ArapahoeKati Oct 23, 2017

I didn't make any of the recipes, but I salivated over the gorgeous photography, especially because it's from Aspen, CO!

Aug 06, 2016

One of the most gorgeous cookbooks I've ever read. Most recipes are fairly easy, but she suggests foraged or locally sourced ingredients for the recipes.


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