The Whole Goat Handbook - by Janet Hurst (Paperback)
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About the Book
A hands-on guidebook chock full of recipes for cooking with goat, making cheese and soap, and crafting with goat fibers.
Goats are the hottest animal today to raise for hobby farmers, commercial farmers, and members of both 4-H and FFA.But using the products from a goat requires special skills, handling, and recipes. Here's The Whole Goat Handbook, chock full of recipes, crafting projects, advice, and more. Cooking with goat meat requires special, adapted recipes because the meat is so strong in flavor; there's no devoted goat-meat cookbook on the market--until now! Included are recipes for making cheese with goat milk as well as goat-milk soap. And for those raising goats for fiber, here are hard-won recommendations on crafting, knitting, and weaving. This book will shows you how to do all this--and more.
From the Back Cover
Among both hobby and commercial farmers, goats are today's hottest trending animals. With "The Whole Goat Handbook," author Janet Hurst provides a wealth of useful advice and more than 50 recipes and crafting projects that help the reader make the most of their adventure as a goatkeeper. From cheeses, meat dishes, and soaps, to knitting, weaving, and felting projects, this completely illustrated guide is an essential resource for anyone considering goat ownership, as well as those who have already embarked on this rewarding path.
About the Author
Janet Hurst has been a home artisanal cheesemaker for twenty years and is a certified cheesemaker through the University of Vermont's Institute of Artisan Cheese. She writes on cheesemaking for Mother Earth News, Mary Jane's Farm, Dairy Goat Journal, Countryside, and more.