The Today’ s Main Ingredient Podcast
Winter Squash (& Pumpkins)

Winter Squash (& Pumpkins)

November 10, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes talks with farmer Tim Jaggars of Robinson Farm in South Canaan, PA, and Executive Chef Travis Lugo of the Settlers Hospitality Groups, based in Hawley, PA, about the versatilve and long-keeping Winter Squash, and pumpkins, too. Dietitian Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital discusses the benefits of these nutritient-charged foods.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

November 3, 2021

Host Mikiki Uzupes sits down with farmer Dave Nonnemacher of Nonnemacher Acres on Swamp Brook Road near White Mills to talk about the many varieties of Sweet Potatoes, and Executive Chef Keegan Marchand of the French Manor Inn & Spa in South Sterling tells about his favorate sweet potato & apple hash. Dietiatian Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital gives us the details on these nurient-rich seasonal vegetables.

Apples Part 2

Apples Part 2

October 27, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes discusses the biology of Apple Trees with farmer and manager at O'Neill's Orchard in Pleasant Mount Roger Hill, talks sweet and savory apple dishes with Settlers Inn Executive Chef Kate Whoerle and learns from Dietitian Carol Kneier why "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is not really that far from the truth.

Apples Part 1

Apples Part 1

October 20, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes talks with Roger Hill, who manages O'Neill's Orchard in Pleasant Mount, PA, where he has been working for the past decade to revive the operation using organic principle, despite the fact it was designed with routine chemical treatment in mind. That effort is the focus of part one of our Apples episode. In part 2 we'll talk about the complex botany of these common fruit trees as well as get recipes from Chef Kate Whoerle of The Settlers Inn in Hawley, PA, and nutrition facts from our dietitian, Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, PA.

Celeriac or Celery Root

Celeriac or Celery Root

October 13, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes talks with farmers Andy Curtis and Lily Allgood of Journey's End Farm in Sterling, PA, and Chef Marcia Dunsmore of Myrtle Avenue Bakehouse is Hawley, PA, about an unusual starchy root vegetable called celeriac. Dietitian Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, PA, tells us why its good for you diet, your bones and your heart health.

BrusellsSprouts

BrusellsSprouts

October 6, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes talks about Brussels Sprouts with farmer Roger Hill of Tree Hill Farm in Dyberry Township and Chef Josh Thompson of The Lodge at Woodloch, near Hawley. Dietition Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital share here nutrition insights on this interesting member of the Brassica family.

Carrots

Carrots

September 29, 2021

What's up, Doc? Host Mikki Uzupes talks about carrots with farmer Evan Morgan of Food For Beings Farm in Dyberry Township and Foodie Jane Bollinger, producer of Today's Main Ingredient. She also talks about this important source of Beta Carotine with Dietitian Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Beets

Beets

September 22, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes interviews farmer Liz Krug of Overlook Farm in Waverly, PA, and Chef Joe Infante of Tick Tocks on Terrace in Honesdale, PA, about beets, and Dietitian Carel Kneier talks about how this vegetable can be helpful for athletes.

Cabbage

Cabbage

September 15, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes discusses Cabbage with farmer Greg Swartz of Willow Wisp Organic Farm in Damascus, PA, and Foodie Lori Fogg, creator of www.ACoalCrackerintheKitchen.com and a related Facebook Page. Dietitian Carol Kneier of Wayne Memorial Hospital talks about about this versatile, low calorie vegetable.

Cabbage Extras

Cabbage Extras

September 15, 2021

Host Mikki Uzupes shares some extra bits of audio from this week's episode on cabbage. Farmer Greg Swartz talks about dealing with pests on the farm and in the garden, and offers tips on storing cabbage. Foodie Lori Fogg gives us some ideas on how to work with cabbage and avoid at least some of the funky smell.

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