Cut a small opening in the raw chestnut skin, roast, peel, and eat! Chestnut season runs between October and December so you’ll find organic farmer, Chris Foster, busy harvesting and distributing chestnuts from the 350 chestnut trees on his small farm on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. With ample chestnuts, Foster was kind enough to […]
Culinary demonstrations by chefs and sustainable food enthusiasts along with the craft behind the making of food
Farmer Vicki Hertel knows her pumpkins. She offers great information about how to cook them, bake with them and also shares a winter squash recipe.
Gloria Vargas demonstrates how to make chile rellenos using Anaheim peppers, which often have a nice ‘kick’ of heat.
Chef Melinda Casady, co-founder of Portland’s Culinary Workshop, demonstrates how to properly hold a 10 inch chef knife for safety and ease of use.
In this video, Marisa McClellan—from her new book Preserving By the Pint— demonstrates how to make a apricot lavender butter using honey instead of sugar. The written recipe is included in the post.
Culinary educator and food activist, Michele Knaus, demonstrates how to make a homemade Sorrel Soup from sorrel gathered from her own backyard garden.
Marge Braker, a retired home economics teacher, demonstrates how to make small batch strawberry jam using fresh strawberries, sugar, and lemon.
Nicole Rees and Lisa Bell, demonstrate how to make authentic, East Coast bagels from basic ingredients. Give this recipe a try, and taste the difference!
Ivy Manning demonstrates how to create a wonderful Irish potatoes dish using kale, a winter-time favorite crop.