Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm
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For her innovative recipes, Chef Traci Des Jardins of San Francisco's Jardiniere and Acme Chop House relies on locally sourced, organic products gathered from farmers she grew up with in California's Central Valley. In this episode, Chef Des Jardins saddles up to find out where her beef comes from and finds Wayne Langston's ranch in Vina, CA, abounding with happy cattle-beef raised only on grass, without hormones or additives, "just as nature intended." Recipes: Grasslands Steak with Herb Butter; Sauteed Onions & "Just Dug Potatoes"; Acme Salsa Verde.