Cool Basil from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Basil

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With this title kids not only learn how to grow their own basil in containers, but how to prepare it to eat too! Step-by-step planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process. Delicious recipes from basil parmesan dip to basil-lemon cake, with step-by-step photos bring their homegrown herb to the table to share with others!

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF022000, JNF024010, JNF037030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781614786689
Title Format Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 583
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Cool Basil from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Basil (Cool Garden to Table) – Booklist

Each volume in the Cool Garden to Table series tells how to grow and prepare a particular vegetable or herb. The planting directions and recipes include lists of materials needed, step-by-step directions, and clear, color photos of each step. After instructions for harvesting basil leaves, the cooking section offers illustrated lists of ingredients, tools, and terms such as julienne and stir-fry. From basil Parmesan dip to lemon-basil cake, the six recipes are nicely varied and the finished dishes look enticing.

Cool Garden to Table – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

These spare books explain how to plant, care for, and harvest vegetables and fruits in a container garden. The instructions are succinct and easy to understand and are accompanied by clear color photographs and illustrations. The titles end with a half dozen recipes featuring the specific crop. The recipe portion begins with three spreads of labeled photographs that show the ingredients, cooking tools, and terms needed.