Jeffrey Goettemoeller and Karen Lucke, 2005, 49 pp.
Food Storage and Processing,
The Sweet Leaf from Garden to Table. Complete instructions for growing, harvesting, and storing stevia plus twenty recipes using green stevia powder or whole leaf. Green stevia has a distinctive taste, so it will not work in just any recipe...the authors have not only grown stevia successfully, but also have spent years perfecting these recipes for drinks, desserts, pies, rolls, custard and more. See our herb section for Stevia seeds.
From the Publisher
Grow Your Own Sweet Herb! Stevia rebaudiana is a natural, low-glycemic, low-calorie alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners. "Growing and Using Stevia" is your complete stevia guide from garden to table, with chapters about propagating, growing, and harvesting stevia, indoors and out. Enjoy your harvest with 35 delicious recipes developed in the Lucke and Goettemoeller kitchens. Learn how to: Start stevia from seeds, cuttings, or transplants. Grow stevia in your garden or in containers. Harvest leaves and make your own green powder or liquid stevia extract. Use homegrown stevia in pies, frozen desserts, herb tea, smoothies, & more!
"...one of our favorites. It's simple and all in one. You get the facts, recipes, and how to grow it. The price is economical and we are happy to offer it along with live plants and other stevia products." -Marshall & Judy Ayer; Ayer Natural Market & Greenhouse; Bluford, IL.
Jeffrey Goettemoeller and Karen Lucke are siblings who grew up gardening and enjoying wholesome home cooking. Karen is now a nutritionist and reflexologist. Jeffrey is the author of Stevia Sweet Recipes: Sugar-free-Naturally!, with over 300,000 copies in print. He also majored in horticulture at Northwest Missouri State University and completed a published research study on the production of Stevia rebaudiana seeds.