When Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge abandoned the big city for a goat farm, what started as a personal inquiry into natural living and reconnecting with the earth exploded into a wildly successful enterprise, Beekman 1802, named after their historic home. World-renowned for its handcrafted goat's milk soaps and artisanal Blaak cheese, the organic lifestyle brand now has taken over the Beekman gardens as well. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook is a delectable yearlong trip through the Beekman vegetable bounty and is packed with simple, delicious, and seasonal vegetable-forward recipes that will have readers counting down the months to green shoots every year.
Readers will find a stunning package featuring tomato jam and refrigerator dilly beans; salt-roasted new potatoes and corn cake stacks with arugula and Cheddar; marinated hangar steak and lima bean salad and grilled beets with ricotta, watercress, and almonds; and much more. With more than 90,000 Facebook fans and almost 20,000 Twitter followers who follow their every move, the Beekmans are fast becoming a household name that immediately conjures up on-trend images of vintage country, upscale Americana. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook is fresh, informal, and vegetable-forward rather than vegetarian: omnivores welcome, and suitable for everyone.