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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2230

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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2230
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Gardening program hosted by Jim Wilson and joined by Bob Smaus, Roger Swain, Lucinda Mays and Peter Seabrook as international travel correspondent. Series chef is Marion Morash. Special correspondent is Holly Shimizu. The Boston-based Victory Garden (w/ Roger Swain) is located at a private residence; Victory Garden South is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia; Victory Garden West is at Roger's Garden Center in Corona del Mar, California. Original program: Crockett's Victory Garden - premiered April 6, 1976. Hosted by Jim Crockett. Second host Bob Thomson (for 12 years till 1991). Series release date: 1976

Program Description

Adrian Bloom is in Provence at St. Restitut with black truffle hunters/exporters Nicholas & Natalie Mirande to discuss the mystery of Tuber melanosporum, France's treasured "black diamond" delicacy.

Chef Marian is in Entrechaux with chefs Joanne and George Killeen at their home; they prepare fresh pasta with black truffles: 1/2 lb. fresh pasta 2 large egg yolks 3/4 c. creme fraiche (or marscapone) 1/2 c. grated parmiggiano reggiano cheese

Mix two egg yolks and 2 dollops of creme fraiche with 1/2 c. cheese and fold into cooked pasta; shave one black truffle over pasta and serve.

Back at the suburban garden, Roger Swain wears aeration sandals and Roger Cook uses a professional machine that pulls out small plugs to aerate the lawn. This allows water and oxygen to easily penetrate the lawn.

Roger Swain and Roger Cook are in the cottage garden to remove and replace a Western red cedar.



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