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Sunflowers: Growing, Cooking and Crafting with the Sunniest of Plants

Author(s): Sitton, D. M.

Year: 1995

Publisher: Salt Lake City : Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 0879056576

Subject: Edible Plants, Useful Plants, Wildflowers

Comments: From Books in Print This beautiful book, full of color photographs of sunflowers in all their golden glory, presents the history, lore, cultivation methods, and crafting and cooking uses for the sunniest of plants. Chapters: Sunflowers in History (used by Native Americans for food, hair oils, tinctures and dyes, sunflowers were introduced in Europe by Spanish settlers who brought them from the New World); Sunflowers in the Garden: (featuring 10 varieties, and how and where to grow them); Sunflowers in the Kitchen: (roasting, sprouting, baking -- delectable recipes); Sunflowers in the Craft Room: (how to make a wreath, decorate a hat, create potpourris, and more); and Seeds for Thought: (sunflower facts and trivia).

Last Updated: 2007-01-01

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