Amy Pennington

Urban Pantry

Urban Pantry - Tips & Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable & Seasonal Kitchen


Urban Pantry is a practical guide for country and city folk who want to make better use of their kitchen, garden, and time. Amy Pennington offers great tips on shopping, food storage, canning, and gardening, along with creative recipes and lots of helpful explanations of ingredients and technique. This book is a must for young people who are just setting up house, or anybody who has vowed to start cooking. With a well-stocked pantry and a good recipe anyone can prepare a memorable meal. --Jeanne Kelley, contributing editor, Bon Appetit, and author, Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatos: Recipes From a Modern Kitchen Garden

"Urban Pantry (is) full of clever recipes for using your kitchen to the max." - Gwenyth Paltrow, GOOP

"I’ve recommended Pennington’s book plenty of times myself: Pennington is kitchen-smart and garden-savvy, the sort of economical, creative cook everyone would love as a housemate." - Rebekah Denn,  Christian Science Monitor

"There hasn't been nearly enough written about the pantry -- most people treat theirs like it's merely shelving or storage, but it's actually the war chest of the kitchen." - Amanda Hesser, Food52


One of Huffington Post's best cookbooks of 2010
Listed as #6 on Amazon's Top Ten Cookbooks of 2010