Kitchen Vignettes for PBS - PBS Food

Niki Jabbour’s French Carrot Salad

Winter gardening can provide a much-needed way to bring joy and color into our lives. Learn more about this and enjoy a delicious recipe for carrot salad. Continue

Daniel Mays’ Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

No-till farmer Daniel Mays shows how he prepares a Roasted Root Vegetable Medley, a delicious fall comfort dish that’s easy to make and nutritious. He also discusses his farming practices and what goes into growing great vegetables. Continue

Peter Barrett’s Chicory Pesto

If you’ve never had chicory, talk to Peter Barrett. His love of this under-appreciated green is contagious. Continue

Maryline Damour’s Ratatouille

Maryline’s ratatouille is a proud celebration of late summer bounty, showcasing homegrown zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and fresh herbs. Continue

Radish and Oat Berry Summer Salad

Radishes are greatly under-appreciated, as are whole oat berries. This colorful summer salad celebrates them both! Continue

Pesto Babka

Wild-harvested ramp pesto gives this babka a delicious flavor, reminiscent of garlic bread but any type of pesto can be substituted if you don’t have ramps. Continue

Jesica Clark’s Polenta, Sautéed Greens and Eggs

  Ever since I started this series, I’ve been looking for someone who grows and cooks with their own homegrown flour corn. When I heard of Jesica Clark’s love of polenta, which she makes from her own beautiful corn, I knew we had to make a kitchen vignette together! And when I heard she also teaches willow basketry classes, I immediately registered for one of her classes. I spent a glorious weekend learning to weave a basket with willows, and the following day, went to Jesica’s farm to film her […]

Soup Joumou

Leah Penniman’s Soup Joumou

Soup Joumou, also known as the Haitian Independence Soup, is a hearty pumpkin (or squash) soup that is traditionally served on January 1 to commemorate the day of Haiti’s liberation from France in 1804. Continue

John Bunker’s Apple Pie

The first time I met John Bunker was at the Common Ground Country Fair in Maine. He was standing in the middle of a large, captivated audience, speaking passionately about apples and passing around trays filled with apple slices for everyone to sample. But these were not just any apples. They were apples you would probably never find at a grocery store and I was shocked by their unique flavours, and how different each one tasted. As I looked around, I saw the enthusiastic crowd was hanging on to John’s […]

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