Modern living isn't easy. It often seems to require some know-how our parents didn't pass on, or a special tool. Happily, Kaufmann Mercantile has both, and in this comprehensive field guide, they share their expertise on a huge range of topics, from frying an egg, tying a tie, or brewing coffee to things the inner utilitarian in all of us aspires to do, like splitting wood, building a fire, growing our own food, or making our own soap. Fifty how-tos are organized into five sections: Kitchen, Outdoors, Home, Garden, and Grooming. Written in clear detail and extensively illustrated, The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide teaches us what we ought to know how to do, as well as what we'd like to. Supplemental sidebars feature the best tool for the job, whether a dibber for planting, the best rawhideand- ash snowshoes, or flammable smoking bags for making authentic BBQ. This book is a must-have reference tool for living well in the twenty-first century.GET DIGGING Whether youa#39;re planting in a garden or a large pot, ita#39;s best to grow tomatoes in a mix of organic soil and compost. ... Tomatoes grow fast and tall, and they like a little something to lean on. ... As your tomatoes ripen, encourage new growth by adding an organic tomato food of your choice (available online or atanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide|
|Author||:||Sebastian Kaufmann, Alexandria Redgrave|
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2015-10-06|