In this episode, Joanne goes wild with one of her secret food crushes - winter squash. We'll visit a farmer's market and a California walnut farm, and then watch as Joanne teaches her student how to transform winter squash into recipes including a Roasted Kabocha Soup with Ginger Butter.Recipes: Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash, Toasted Walnuts, Sage, and Parsley; Grana Padano and White Balsamic Vinaigrette; Kabocha Soup.Student: Joan Boada
JOANNE WEIR GETS FRESH carries forward the success of Joanne Weir's previous series with 15 brand-new half-hours featuring the award-winning and internationally admired cooking teacher, author, restaurateur and television personality. Joanne Weir uses her vast culinary experience and relaxed, down-to-earth approach to help viewers create healthy meals while highlighting the unique and vibrant flavors of fresh ingredients. JOANNE WEIR GETS FRESH follows Joanne as she forages at farms, ranches, farmers' markets, artisan butcher shops and local grocery stores to gather the best ingredients. Back in her home kitchen, Joanne teaches her students how to transform these ingredients into delicious, seasonal creations. Joanne's reflections and practical insights — often humorous, sometimes personal — inspire viewers to create and improvise meals from a wealth of fresh, market ingredients.