Seasoned explores Connecticut's seasonal ingredients and the passionate people who grow and cook our food. In addition to farmers and cooks, Seasoned hosts Marysol Castro and Chef Plum talk to wine experts and cookbook authors, too.
Welcome to the new season of Seasoned! Each month, you’ll get to know local chefs and farmers who grow and cook our food as Chef Plum and special guest co-hosts visit the people and places that make our state such a delicious place to live. To kick off the second season of Seasoned, Chef Plum teams up with someone near-and-dear to so many hearts in our local food world: Winter Caplanson, founder of the Connecticut Food & Farm Report and Connecticut Food & Farm magazine. This month, Chef Plum and Winter talk with the family behind Four Mile River Farm in Old Lym ..read more
A visit to Hogan’s Cider Mill and a lesson in apple cider history from the authors of ‘American Cider’
Apple cider is having a moment. This week on Seasoned, we watch the apple press at work during a visit to Hogan’s Cider Mill in Burlington, Conn. Owners Chet Dunlop and Theresa Clifford Dunlop make cider at the mill the way the farm’s original cidermakers did 100 years ago. And while the craft may be rooted in the past, Chet and Theresa are looking toward the future. Their daughter, Margaret Borla, manages the mill and creates the drinks people line up at the tap room to get. We sit down with the family to talk about cider making and try the mill’s new breakout drink, the Drunken Donut, as wel ..read more