The Cornell Book of Herbs and Edible Flowers

Herbs, according to popular wisdom, can flavor a roast, repel mice, or keep your love true, depending on which problem is most urgent. The herbs and edible flowers included in this book are described with suggested uses, charming notes on their history and legends over the centuries, and points unique to a particular plant. Recipes are included as are gems of thought you'll remember long after you set the book down. This is a book to curl up with for pleasing moments or to use as a practical reference.