Mondays at Latitude 44

We just finished up the second demonstration by Chef David Allen of Latitude 44 in cooperation with CCE Clinton County and our Farmer’s Market Promotion Program.

The "sample" from the Latitude 44 demo, pork loin, with mashed sweet potato and roasted cauliflower.

A sample from the Latitude 44 demo, pork loin, with mashed sweet potato and roasted cauliflower.

Today, David prepared a pork loin, with mashed sweet potatoes and roasted cauliflower.  What I have enjoyed the most is how he has focused on dishes easy to recreate at home, but shows how they are elevated to restaurant status, not only giving you tips to use regularly, but also a few ideas to save for when you are cooking to impress.

The pork loin was rubbed with oil, brown sugar, fresh garlic, parsley, salt and pepper.  Some useful tips were to start with a hot oven (450 degrees) to brown the outside of the loin and then to continue cooking the pork on a low temperature (250 degrees) .  Also to allow the pork to set for quite a while after it was done, both steps will help to keep the meat juicier.

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New Shady Grove Cooking Class!

(This class was postponed, stay tuned for future Shady Grove classes- honestly spending time in that beautiful kitchen is worth the price of admission!)

Shady Grove Farm is hosting shadygroveanother CCE cooking class March 18th, featuring casseroles.

We will cook 3 casseroles and discuss ways to amend them to what is locally available throughout the seasons.  Join us for some delicious fun in the kitchen, March 18th, 11 to 1 at Shady Grove Farm and Wellness Center in Peru NY.  The class is $5 per person and preregistration is required.

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