High Hill Ranch
This week we're celebrating the holidays as we kick off our show at High
Hill Ranch in Apple Hill. With a cup of hot apple cider in hand, it's
the perfect place to take in the beauty of the fall season.
After you've picked out your tree, you may also want
to pick up some holly. Pat found it's a festive, colorful decoration that
gets you in the mood for Christmas.
Bird Turkeys An article in the Wall Street Journal describes these
turkeys as "Best overall. Best value." We'll take you behind
the scenes at Willie Bird Turkey in Sonoma County to meet the man behind
so many great Thanksgiving feasts.
This edible grass used to be a gourmet treat, but now wild rice can be
enjoyed by everyone. Nutty in flavor, and full of vitamins and minerals,
it makes a great Thanksgiving Day stuffing. Allison follows wild rice
from harvest to the dinner table. Fall River Wild Rice StuffingRecipe.
Peppermint's botanical name is "mentha piperita" and it comes
with a long, impressive history. Used by Greek, Roman and Asian physicians
to sooth everything from the common cold to an upset stomach. Peppermint Candy Cane Cookies Recipe, Mint Flavored Ice Cream Recipe.
The people at California Emergency Foodlink have for years worked tirelessly
to feed California's hungry. But we found the people behind this organization
offer more than just food; they're giving some a new lease on life. We'll
take a look at Foodlink's extraordinary job training program that's getting
full-time work to those in need.
During the holiday season families all over California celebrate and
give thanks, but another great tradition is collectively coming together
to help those who are less fortunate. We pay a new visit to the people
at Foodlink and learn some simple ways you can make a difference this
Pay a visit to Mother Lode Orchards, one of Apple Hill's lesser-known
gems, a place where visitors can pick up everything from apples to pumpkins
and Christmas trees. On our trip we learned how to make a delicious butternut
squash and roasted garlic bisque. Butternut Squash & Roasted Garlic Bisque Recipe.