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Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh

Sweet Potatoes

Farmer: A.V. Thomas - Livingston, CAChef: Brad Cecchi, Sacramento, CAIt is in Livingston, California that Laura visits one of the largest organic sweet potato growers in the United States. Here she learns all about how they grow sweet potatoes and the generous contributions they make to the community and to each other. Joining Laura in the field is award winning chef, Brad Cecchi from Canon East in Sacramento. Together they cook with this super-food and show us just how delicious sweet potatoes taste...
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Tuesday, June 11 at 3:00 pm on 12.1


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It’s fresh! Fresh recipe ideas from today’s most innovative chefs, combined with farm-fresh food. Both come straight out of the field, right to your home. The key is the series’ celebrated host, Laura McIntosh. “You’ve heard of MTV’s 'Behind the Music'?,” says Laura. “I see our show as ‘Behind the Food.’” Laura travels throughout the United States and beyond. She takes viewers out to the farms that produce the most abundant and delicious crops. Then she brings them together with culinary wizards that turn this bountiful harvest into fresh, healthy, gourmet meals the whole family will enjoy. The program features recipes and ideas you can bring home. “ You don’t have to spend a day hunting down specialty food stores to find exotic ingredients,” says Laura. “Our recipes are as practical as they are delicious, designed to enhance the food’s natural flavors. We keep it simple so the dishes are fun and easy to prepare.”