Thursday, February 1, 2018

S2E1: Dinners with Field Notes, NY


And we're back, for Episode 1 of Season 2. During this episode, we got the chance to interview Joan Porambo and Kyle MacPherson from Field Notes, NY. During this episode they talk about how they started hosting dinners at the Lansing Farm in upstate New York. We talk about food, timing when cooking for so many people, and the logistics of hosting outdoors. We also get an insider's look at the life of a chef, which was really cool!

A little more about Joan and Kyle: We're two school and industry educated chefs who are looking to gain a better appreciation for where the food we cook with comes from, and who grows it. In order to evolve and learn, we've teamed up with the Lansing family to do dinners on the farm each week, using crops from the surrounding fields. We hope to better understand what goes into growing the produce we use everyday, by not only cooking with it, but also by being a part the process from beginning to end.
  • An Overview of Field Notes, NY
    • How they started hosting these dinners
    • What it means to be a chef
    • How Joan and Kyle met
    • What the setup looks like
    • The Table: Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3
  • Let's Talk Food
    • The Courses
    • Seasonal Food
  • Logistics
    • Timing the Food
    • Farm Kitchens
    • Favorite Tools
    • Outdoor Issues
  • Decor
  • When Two Chefs Host a Dinner Party
  • What are you planning right now?
  • What's going on in your kitchen?
    • Jessica: sauerkraut and kimchi
    • J&K: brazen stuff and stews
    • Chrystina: getting rid of beer
  • How are you staying in touch?
    • Chrystina: thank you cards
    • J&K: going to the market
    • Jessica: she's not...
  • What are you into right now?
  • Find us online:
We're so glad to be back for season 2 and we hope you loved this first episode. We've got a great season lined up and we're excited to share it with you. Happy 2018!

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