The Accidental Botanist

A Deconstructed Flower Book

The Accidental Botanist

Photographic portraits of beautiful flowers following the rules of botany with an aesthetic flair that transforms them into contemporary art.

The Stradivarius in the Basement

A Collection of Essays

The Stradivarius in the Basement

The Stradivarius in the Basement is a collection of essays, some humorous, some serious, based on the author's 72 years of observing - and participating in - life on this wonderful but essentially puzzling planet.

Botanical Companions

A Memoir of Plants and Place

Botanical Companions

Annotation "In her inquiry into the intricate connections among work, place, and people, Frieda Knobloch explores the lives of two Rocky Mountain botanists, Aven Nelson (1859-1952) and Ruth Ashton Nelson (1896-1987)." "Botanical Companions is a reworking of academic genres that will intrigue readers interested in environmental history, ecocriticism, cultural studies, American studies, and the natural history of the Rocky Mountain West."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Tasting Cider

The CIDERCRAFT® Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider

Tasting Cider

This complete guide to North America’s oldest beverage celebrates hard cider’s rich history and its modern makers, as well as its deliciously diverse possibilities. Flavor profiles and tasting guidelines highlight 100 selections of cider — including single varietal, dessert, hopped, and barrel-aged — plus perry, cider’s pear-based cousin. A perfect addition to any meal, cider pairings are featured in 30 food recipes, from Brussels sprouts salad to salmon chowder, brined quail, and poached pear frangipane. An additional 30 cocktail recipes include creative combinations such as Maple Basil Ciderita and Pear-fect Rye Fizz.

Women in the Field

America's Pioneering Women Naturalists

Women in the Field

Profiles early American women naturalists