Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Share with us!

Guess what?! The RFC has been asked back to Virginia This Morning for another spot in November! What to focus on this time? Since it is getting cooler outside, and we especially love feasting with friends, we're thinking of sharing recipes of favorite comfort foods from our readers on the November segment. We will be focusing on foods that improve in flavor after a frost, foods like greens, persimmons, root veggies or brussels sprouts. So, if you have a favorite food for winter using one of those ingredients, something that you look forward to and that you love making for people, email us the recipe. We'll post them all, and hopefully will be able to make some of the dishes for the show.

Thanks, y'all!


  1. partner up with local chocolatiers and do a spot on hot chocolate...and maybe local coffee and tea houses.

  2. Brunswick stew is a biggie around here and everyone has a different way to make it. I would appreciate seeing anyway to really amp up the flavor profile.

    Also- chicken pot pie is a perennial fav this time of year.

  3. I just made a persimmon chutney.

    6 persimmons
    1 small onion
    1 granny smith apple
    1 asian pear

    Dice fine and saute in olive oil.
    Add the following and simmer over medium heat until your house smells amazing. (Add stock if mix becomes too thick).

    2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
    2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    2 teaspoons ground clove
    1 tablespoon granulated garlic.
    2 tablespoons lemon juice

    Really wonderful if you marinate chicken in it for 4 to 8 hours and then bake.

  4. Thanks, y'all! We posted a Brunswick stew recipe- let us know what you think!

    Jennifer, I have persimmons and will be attempting your chutney this week (as soon as they ripen).