Laura travels to see one of the best disappearing acts for Fall, the Gravenstein apple harvest. The first apples to ripen in late summer are quickly disappearing. It is delicious and most arguably the most hallowed apple for the country states grower, Steve Dutton. Getting his Northern Carolina boots dirty, friend and Chef Dale Ray shares some harvest time recipes with Laura underneath these beautiful trees. Watch our Laura@Home segment as she prepares a squash-serving bowl for Chef Ray's Garden... [see more] Winter Squash Soup. Want that extra nutty flavor? Try roasting the bowl in the oven!
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."