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The Great Potato Book List

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Potatoes have inspired more books that you'd think.
These are not the potatoes of my youth

These are not the potatoes of my youth

edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian, lgbt

Shortlisted, Trillium Book Award for Poetry and Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

In this confessional debut collection, Matthew Walsh meanders through their childhood in rural Nova Scotia, later roaming across the prairies and through the railway cafés of Alberta to the love letters and graffiti of Vancouver. In this nomadic journey, Walsh explores queer identity set against an ever-changing landscape of what we want, and who we are, were, and came to be.

Walsh is a storyteller in verse, his poems l …

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One Potato Two Potato

One Potato Two Potato

edition:Paperback
tagged : vegetables

The definitive book about potatoes, from growing them to eating them and everything in between. A cookbook and more with special emphasis on Prince Edward Island's unique role in Canada's potato industry.

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Enormous Potato, The

Enormous Potato, The

by Aubrey Davis
illustrated by Dusan Petricic
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged :

Folk tales give us hope. They show us that we can succeed in spite of apparent problems. And they entertain. Perhaps this accounts for their universal appeal and their amazing ability to survive. “The Enormous Potato” is one such story that has been around for generations. Retold by professional storyteller Aubrey Davis, it shows what can be accomplished when everyone lends a hand to solve a problem.

The Enormous Potato begins with a farmer who plants an eye --- a potato eye. It grows and gro …

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The Complete Book of Potatoes

The Complete Book of Potatoes

What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know
edition:Hardcover
tagged : vegetables

The only comprehensive resource for home gardeners and commercial potato growers, The Complete Book of Potatoes has everything a gardener or commercial potato grower needs to successfully grow the best, disease-resistant potatoes for North American gardens. Includes practical as well as technical information about the potato plant, its origin, conventional and organic production techniques, pest management, and storage practices. The plant profiles include still life photographs of the exterior …

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A Potato on a Bike

A Potato on a Bike

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

This delightful board book will make the little ones in your life giggle at the absurdity of a fly on the phone and a carrot in the tub. The text's repeated asking Have you ever seen…? preceding the refrain No way! will have toddlers yelling "No way!" themselves as you read through these silly situations. Celebrated artist Elise Gravel brings the silly to a new level in A Potato on a Bike, because really, has anyone ever seen a broccoli counting to ten or a sausage reading a book? But wait, ho …

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300 Best Potato Recipes

300 Best Potato Recipes

A Complete Cook's Guide
edition:Paperback
tagged : vegetables

The humble potato is a culinary powerhouse and inspires adventurous and tantalizing fare.

A "desert island" vegetable if ever there was one, the potato appeals to all of us, whether in the form of traditional comfort dishes or in the guise of the new and exotic. Versatile, nutritious, inexpensive and unfailingly delicious, no other vegetable, and few foods in general, can make those claims.

These are just some of the delicious possibilities that the humble potato offers in this wide and varied …

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Potatoes on Rooftops

Potatoes on Rooftops

Farming in the City
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged : gardening

From high school students to high-rise dwellers, people—including Michelle Obama—are discovering innovative ways to grow fresh, healthy, and delicious fruit and vegetables at home, in community gardens, and at school. This brisk, informative overview explains how farming in the city is not only fun, but also important for the planet.

There are many ways to farm in the city: a Detroit high school program teaches students to grow food and raise chickens; in Tokyo, a bank vault was converted int …

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Miss Vickie's Kitchen

Miss Vickie's Kitchen

Family Recipes from Vickie Kerr, Creator of Miss Vickie's Potato Chips
edition:Hardcover
tagged :

A cookbook of delectable and easy-to-prepare recipes from the creator of the legendary Miss Vickie's potato chips. Vickie Kerr has always been passionate about preparing nutritious meals for her family, and it was her desire to make a healthier snack for her four young children that resulted in the recipe that launched one of the most successful potato chip brands in North America.

Now, after more than thirty-five years preparing food for her family in her kitchen, Vickie Kerr has written her fi …

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