Raw Milk vs. Pasteurized

The debate over raw milk in America is impacting the production of chevre in France. See how pasteurizing affects goat cheese and e explore the tough decision facing French cheesemakers about whether to pasteurize so they can export to America.

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Crottin de Chavignol

Meet a real French affineur to see why they might have the coolest job of all — cheese expert. Then, see how the famous Crottin de Chavignol tart is made. (The recipe is below.)

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Chevre (Goat Cheese)

Chevre, or goat cheese, is one of the cherished food traditions of France. Kelly learns about the generations of artisan cheesemakers who have perfected the art of making goat cheese, and who now work hard to protect the authentic process and quality of the cheese.

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Homemade Rhubarb Hard Candy

Discover how to turn your favorite farmers market finds into a sweet treat. Kelly visits Quin Candy in Portland for a lesson in homemade hard candy.These rhubarb lollipops are simple, elegant and made entirely with ingredients you can pronounce!

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Salt of the Earth

Salt is one of man’s oldest, most-used and most important ingredients. But do you have any idea where your salt comes from? See how Jacobsen Salt is producing American’s finest finishing salts along the seashores of Oregon.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Foraging

Are you brave enough to forage your dinner? Kelly scours the Oregon coast for mussels, greens and edible flowers with James Beard Award semifinalist chef Justin Wills.

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The Boar Hunt, Part 2

Armed with her freshly-caught boar, Kelly visits Chef Amar for a class in Butchery 101. Plus, you’ll see how to make a mouthwatering prune-stuffed pork loin with a white bean puree and caramelized green onions in a red wine jus.

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The Boar Hunt, Part 1

You’ve seen the horror stories about the treatment of pigs at large pork producers. But small heritage farms offer big waitlists and bigger prices. The solution? Hunt for one of the millions of wild boars digging up our backyards. Join Kelly on a quest for her own pig.

How important is quality of life of the animal when you are shopping for meat? Tell us in the comments!

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