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Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Previous Broadcasts

New York - Staten Island (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Pete Evans visits various parts of New York City with chefs Seamus Mullen, owner of a handful on New York City restaurants including Tertulia in Manhattan's West Village, and April Bloomfield, the James Beard Award winning best chef of New York City, whose Spotted Pig restaurant has won a prestigious Michelin star seven years in a row. The trio starts the day off at the Brooklyn Grange, which is a rooftop farm in the middle of Brooklyn and then head to Dickson's in Chelsea market where they break down a pig from the nose to the tail. Then it's off to another borough on the ferryboat from Manhattan to Staten Island for the feast. Tonight's menu includes Seafood Paella with Lobster, Scallops and Shrimp, a Brooklyn Grange Salad, Roasted Coppa Spring Greens with Scapes, Favas, and Herbs, and a Duck Confit Salad with Raisins, Fennel, and Apple and the view for the feast at Casa Belvedere is as stunning as the city it was created in!

Southern Michigan (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Pete joins three top chefs from metropolitan Chicago and travels three hours into the neighboring Michigan countryside for the makings of a true Midwestern meal. Cooking by the beautiful lakeside party are The Hearty Boys, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. Joining them is acclaimed pastry chef, Gail Gand. The entire meal is sourced within a radius of 5 miles from Buchanan, Michigan's center city, including some gorgeous summer veggies, corn meal from the town's old mill and beer from a local brewery. On today's menu, Breakfast Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt, Kale Salad with Pickled Beets, Lardons, Blue Cheese, and Honey Clove Vinaigrette, Ramp-Stuffed Sirloin Roll with Hazelnuts and Michigan Cherry Sauce and a Midwest favorite--Cornmeal Spaetzle with Charred Grape Tomatoes and Asparagus. It's happiness in the heartland!

Flanagan's Farm (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Pete Evans visits Portland, Maine a rugged foodie paradise. To help Pete today are two of Maine's premiere chefs, Rob Evans and Sam Hayward. First stop for ingredients the trio visits Matt Moretti at Bang Island Mussels where they learn the art of cultivating mussels. Later in the day Evan Strusinski joins Pete, Rob and Sam to go foraging around the area to find certain items for the meal. With their newly gathered ingredients - it's time to start cooking. On the menu tonight, Beer-Steamed Mussels, Rainbow Chard and Russian Kale with King Oyster Mushrooms and Pork Belly, Foraged Salad with Deviled Duck Eggs and Coppa and Casarecce with Goat Ragu. It must be Maine; the way life should be!

Southern Michigan (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Pete joins three top chefs from metropolitan Chicago and travels three hours into the neighboring Michigan countryside for the makings of a true Midwestern meal. Cooking by the beautiful lakeside party are The Hearty Boys, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. Joining them is acclaimed pastry chef, Gail Gand. The entire meal is sourced within a radius of 5 miles from Buchanan, Michigan's center city, including some gorgeous summer veggies, corn meal from the town's old mill and beer from a local brewery. On today's menu, Breakfast Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt, Kale Salad with Pickled Beets, Lardons, Blue Cheese, and Honey Clove Vinaigrette, Ramp-Stuffed Sirloin Roll with Hazelnuts and Michigan Cherry Sauce and a Midwest favorite--Cornmeal Spaetzle with Charred Grape Tomatoes and Asparagus. It's happiness in the heartland!

Portland Wine Collective (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Pete Evans visits the city of Portland, Oregon that is a city any true foodie would appreciate. Two of America's finest chefs: two time James Beard Award winning chef Gabriel Rucker and Greg Denton, whose restaurant, Ox, is considered one of Portland's finest, join Pete on today's adventure. First stop for ingredients, the Portland Farmer's Market that is one of the most beautiful in the country. Next, Pete, Gabe and Greg stop at Nicky USA for some amazing cuts of meat, including bison chops. Today's meal is served at the Wine Collective in Portland. To go along with the fabulous wine, the menu includes Spiced Bison Flank Steak with Chimichurri, Tomatoes and Cucumbers, Charred Baby Leeks with Hazelnut Romesco and a Snap Pea and Goat Cheese salad that replaces the standard tomato with strawberries. Portland you have out done yourself!

Flanagan's Farm (Episode #206H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Pete Evans visits Portland, Maine a rugged foodie paradise. To help Pete today are two of Maine's premiere chefs, Rob Evans and Sam Hayward. First stop for ingredients the trio visits Matt Moretti at Bang Island Mussels where they learn the art of cultivating mussels. Later in the day Evan Strusinski joins Pete, Rob and Sam to go foraging around the area to find certain items for the meal. With their newly gathered ingredients - it's time to start cooking. On the menu tonight, Beer-Steamed Mussels, Rainbow Chard and Russian Kale with King Oyster Mushrooms and Pork Belly, Foraged Salad with Deviled Duck Eggs and Coppa and Casarecce with Goat Ragu. It must be Maine; the way life should be!

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