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Senior Spotlight: Thanksgiving Food Safety

Updated 8 hours ago

Peter Merritt was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Peter sat down with Joy to go over some safety cooking tips to keep in mind when you are prepping the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

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Wellness Wednesday: Mini Pumpkin Pies With Caramelized Bananas

Updated 7 days ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday to make a Thanksgiving dessert that’s healthy as well.

Below you will find the recipe that Mary made on today’s Wellness Wednesday.

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Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Stew

Updated 7 days ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a hearty winter meal. This beef stew has plenty of herbs and tender vegetables. It also makes great leftovers.

Serves 6
Active Time:25 minutes
Total Time: 4 to 6 hours (using a slow cooker)
Ingredients:

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Kitchen Bytes: Bacon Croutons

Updated 1 week ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make homemade bacon croutons.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Grain-Free Chiquita Banana Loaf

Updated 2 weeks ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford show us how to make Grain-Free Chiquita Banana Loaf

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12

Ingredients

3 large Chiquita bananas
3 large Eggs
¼ cup Coconut oil (melted)
1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
2 cups Almond meal
2 Tbsp Coconut flour
1 tsp Baking soda
¼ tsp Salt
½ cup chopped Walnuts (optional)

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Harvest Festival: Abby Freethy and Katherine Polenz

Updated 3 weeks ago

Kitchen Bytes’ star Abby Freethy, the Northwoods Gourmet Girl, was on the kitchen set Friday with her past mentor Katherine Polenz, a professor at the Culinary Institute of America, talking about the upcoming Maine Harvest Festival in Bangor this weekend. Abby and Katherine will both be featured in the Harvest Festival and came on the TV-5 Morning Show to give Wayne and Joy a taste of some of the things they may see there.

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Wellness Wednesday: Halloween Inspired Treats

Updated 4 weeks ago

Mary Lavanway was on the Noon newscast showing us some fun and healthy treats just in time for Halloween.

Below you will find the recipes that Mary made on the show today plus a bonus recipe she did not make on the show, which is also Halloween themed:

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Kitchen Bytes: Butternut Squash Soup

Updated 1 month ago

For this week Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy  showed Joy how to make a fresh and organic butternut squash soup.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Celebrity Dessert and Auction: Maple Bacon Cheesecake

Updated 1 month ago

Lacey Joseph and Luke Duplessis from Boomhouse Restaurant in Old Town were in the kitchen with Todd Friday morning, talking about the 9th Annual Celebrity Dessert and Auction, and teaching him how to make their maple bacon cheesecake, which will be featured at the dessert galla.

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Celebrity Dessert and Auction: Lemon Tarts

Updated 1 month ago

Julie Bartlett from Frank’s Bake Shop was in the kitchen Thursday morning, talking to Joy about the 9th Annual Celebrity Dessert and Auction, and teaching her how to make lemon tarts, which she will be featuring at the dessert galla.

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Wellness Wednesday: Pumpkin And White Bean Turkey Chili

Updated 1 month ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday to talk about how October is Celiac Awareness month and how to eat Gluten free.

You can find the recipe for the Pumpkin and White Bean Turkey Chili that Mary prepared on the show below:

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Beet and Spinach Salad with Lemon Dressing

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford show us how to make a beet and spinach salad with lemon dressing.

Beet and Spinach Salad with Lemon Dressing
Ingredients:
1 lb. cooked beets, rinsed and trimmed, OR 1 (15 oz.) can Hannaford Sliced Beets
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 bag Fresh Express® Baby Spinach or 50/50 Mix®
1 (8 oz.) log goat cheese, small chunks
1/3 cup Hannaford Chopped Walnuts, toasted optional
1/2 cup fresh strawberries, nectarine or peach slices, optional
Lemon Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
Directions:
Combine ingredients in a large salad bowl. Add dressing and gently toss.
Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
Ingredients:
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

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Kitchen Bytes: Caramel Sauce

Updated 2 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to make a delicious caramel sauce that can be used for many different dishes.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Wellness Wednesday: Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bumps

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday, to show us an easy, fast, and healthy recipe for a dessert or treat for the kids when they come home from school.

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Grilled Zucchini Boats

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford show us what to do with all that extra zucchini with making grilled zucchini boats with balsamic leeks.

Grilled Cheddar Zucchini Boats with Balsamic Leeks

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Kitchen Bytes: Frisee Salad

Updated 2 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to make a quick and easy corn salad, now that it is in season.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Wellness Wednesday: Chicken-Apple Sausage

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday, showing us what else can be made with apples other than desserts and sweets.

Below you will find the recipe to the Chicken-Apple Sausage that Mary showed on air:

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Kitchen Bytes: Corn Salad

Updated 3 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to make a quick and easy corn salad, now that it is in season.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Easy Cooking with Beal Cafe’s Garrett McEwen

Updated 3 months ago

Beal College Cafe’s Garrett McEwen was in the studio on Friday showing some quick and easy cooking options anyone can do with whatever they have in their kitchen. Throughout the morning, Garrett showed Joy and Wayne how to make breakfast pizzas, Beal’s own waffle breakfast sandwiches, buffalo chicken quesadillas, and a dessert quesadilla inspired by Elvis Presley himself.

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Mushroom Cooking with Brian Ross

Updated 3 months ago

Erica Staplton met with Brian Ross Wednesday as he was foraging in the woods for different types of mushrooms. He took those mushrooms and met with Joy, Wayne, and Todd Thursday morning and showed them several different dishes he has designed, and which you can try yourself with your own wild mushrooms. Brian made a point to say you cannot simply go out and pick mushrooms at your will and use them for eating, but with some research and reading up on the subject, wild mushrooms can be a great twist on any meal.

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