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Kitchen Vignettes

Kitchen Vignettes is a farm-to-table video blog by Aube Giroux. She is a passionate organic gardener and home cook who likes to share the stories of how food gets to our dinner plates. She won the Saveur Magazine's 2012 Best Food Blog award in the video category.

Sylvia Davatz's Wheat Berry Salad

5m 58s

Sylvia’s wheat berry salad is a flavorful and nourishing expression of her belief in the importance of self-sufficiency and thinking of gardening as more than just a source of summer vegetables, but also a source of pantry staple grains and crops that can sustain us through our long winter months.

Episodes

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    Sylvia Davatz's Wheat Berry Salad

    S6 E13 - 5m 58s

    Sylvia’s wheat berry salad is a flavorful and nourishing expression of her belief in the importance of self-sufficiency and thinking of gardening as more than just a source of summer vegetables, but also a source of pantry staple grains and crops that can sustain us through our long winter months.

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    Niki Jabbour's Carrot Salad

    S6 E11 - 4m 34s

    Watch as acclaimed gardener and author Niki Jabbour harvests carrots and parsley from her snowy garden in the middle of winter, then prepares a deliciously fresh grated carrot salad.

  • Daniel Mays’ Roasted Root Vegetable Medley: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Daniel Mays’ Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

    S6 E10 - 6m 53s

    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.

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    Peter Barrett’s Chicory Pesto

    S6 E9 - 5m 33s

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

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    Ratatouille

    S6 E8 - 6m 13s

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

  • Radish and Oat Berry Summer Salad: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Radish and Oat Berry Summer Salad

    S6 E7 - 2m 45s

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

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    Pesto Babka

    S6 E6 - 3m 14s

    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.

    Music: "Lose That Light" by Folly & the Hunter. Published by Red Brick Music Publishing. Courtesy of Outside Music.

  • Polenta, Greens and Eggs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Polenta, Greens and Eggs

    S6 E5 - 4m 37s

    Jesica Clark is a farmer and willow basket maker in New York's Hudson Valley. On her farm, she grows most of the food that sustains her and her husband year-round. Here she shares an easy, comforting recipe from her farm: Polenta with Sautéed Greens and Eggs.

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    Soup Joumou

    S6 E4 - 6m 5s

    Acclaimed author, farmer and educator Leah Penniman shares how to make Soup Joumou, also known as the Haitian Independence Soup. It is a hearty pumpkin soup traditionally served on January 1 to commemorate the day of Haiti’s liberation from France in 1804. The soup was once a delicacy reserved for white enslavers but forbidden to the enslaved people who cooked it.

  • Apple Pie: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Apple Pie

    S6 E3 - 6m 21s

    Apple pie is a great way to appreciate the incredible variety and diversity of this glorious fruit. This apple pie recipe is courtesy of John Bunker, "The Apple Whisperer."

  • Succotash: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Succotash

    S6 E2 - 3m 25s

    Succotash makes a simple, nourishing, and delicious meal that triumphantly proves you can grow all the ingredients to make dinner right in your own garden.

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