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​2021 PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book 

Welcome to this year's edition of the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book. This is the first time the recipe book is being offered in a totally virtual format. Here you will find recipes demonstrated during the 2021 virtual Pennsylvania Farm Show, as well as some of our favorites from years past. The recipes were inspired by Pennsylvania-grown ingredients and created by renowned chefs. 

2021 PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book (PDF)

We invite you to join us daily at 4 p.m., from January 11-15, 2021, for The GIANT Company "Cooking Hacks" and the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection "Let's Make Dinner" recipe features:

      • January 11 – Let's Make Dinner: Roasted Root Tacos with Carrot Top Chimichurri and Vegetarian Caldo Verde, Mandisa Horn, Owner and Executive Chef, Horn O'Plenty, Bedford
      • January 12 – Let's Make Dinner: Mushroom, Fennel, Onion, Asiago Crostata, Kurt Wewer, Executive Chef, Central PA Chef Consultants, Harrisburg
      • January 13 – Let's Make Dinner: Classic Cheesecake with Sweet Potato and Pecan Caramel Topping, Van French, Assistant Executive Pastry Chef, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey
      • January 14 – Let's Make Dinner: Ranch Potatoes, Nathan Tallman, Principal CEO, The Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers, Kempton
      • January 15 – Let's Make Dinner: BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Arugula, Provolone Cheese and Shaved Butternut Squash, Mike Ditchfield, Chef Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA and Darren Layre, Executive Sous Chef, Alta Via Ristorante, Pittsburgh

More Recipes

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