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Most people think a pumpkin is a pumpkin and enjoy them on holidays. But in rural Illinois, they grow more than 50 varieties and Chef Lynn is anxious to showcase them in every course of her dinner.
The pristine waters off Vancouver Island produce some of the finest seafood in the world, including scallops, long a favorite of Chef Lynn. But harvesting them is work for strong young men, as she finds out the hard way.
Rice feeds the world but there is nothing pleasant about the way it’s farmed, especially in the Mississippi heat and humidity. But Chef Lynn wants to see how it’s done.
These berries are a prairie treasure and every one in Saskatchewan and Alberta has a secret recipe for Saskatoon berry jam or pie that Lynn can’t wait to taste.