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Countryside with moira sanders. A Taste of Fresh Cooking.

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posted on December 22, 2011 more...

Episode Ideas

1. Heirloom Apples: Visit Devin’s Orchard for a wagon ride through the orchard with family & friends. Talk to Trevor Roberts about the orchard. Also visit Siloam Apple Orchard to see their heirloom apple varieties and learn about some of the lesser known apples. Purchase apples and apple cider and head into the kitchen.
Recipes: Spinach Salad with Apples & Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Quince & Apple Pie, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Apple & Bacon.

2. Honey & the Bee: Visit the bee hives of Farmer Jones and learn about harvesting honey on a very small scale. Have a conversation with Jonathon (or his father) at Staite’s Honey about the challenges currently facing the bee industry.
Recipes: Honey & Nut Granola, Honey Citrus Vinaigrette for Salad, Hot Toddies, Honey Cake with Honeycomb.

3. Pumpkins: Visit the pumpkin patch at Cooper’s to pick pumpkins for cooking and carving. Carve a pumpkin at the farm and show what to do with the seeds to get them ready for roasting and also show how to make a great jack-o-lantern.
Recipes: Spiced Pumpkin Butter, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Gnocchi, Roasting Pumpkins for pumpkin puree.