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​2022 PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book 

Welcome to this year's edition of the PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book. Here you will find recipes demonstrated during the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show. The recipes were inspired by Pennsylvania-grown ingredients and created by renowned chefs. 

2022 PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Recipe Book (PDF)

 

2022 PA Preferred® Culinary Connection Stage Schedule 
 

Saturday, January 8, 2022
Mushroom Day

Free samples will be served after each cooking demo, except on Saturday, January 8, and Sunday, January 9, due to schedule changes. 

10:00 a.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association

11:00 a.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti, Harrisburg Area Community College: Mushroom Risotto
 
12:00 p.m. Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PA-C, CCMS, The Wellness Kitchenista and the Host of Amazon Prime’s “Eat Your Way to Wellness,” Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist and On Air Expert with frequent TV appearances, including the Dr. Oz Show, Insider, and Fox 29: Teriyaki Burger with Quick Pickled Veggies and Spicy Sesame Yogurt Sauce on a Whole Grain Bun

1:00 p.m. Thermador Chefs Challenge – “Iron Chef” Style Cook-Off 

2:00 p.m. Barry Crumlich, Executive Chef, the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence, Harrisburg and Gale Ferranto, President of Buona Foods, Landenberg: Pennsylvania Mushroom Ragout With Parsnip Gnocchi

3:00 p.m. Anthony Bianco, Executive Chef, Hilton Harrisburg, Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Mushroom and Leek Toast with Aged Gouda and a Pinot Noir Reduction

4:00 p.m. Wes Trout, Sales Manager and Culinary Trainer for BOSCH and Thermador Appliances: Pennsylvania Mushroom and Chicken Ragu with Fresh Stracci

5:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti, Harrisburg Area Community College: Mushroom Braised Beef Short Ribs, Duchesse Potato Topping, Carrot Fondant

6:00 p.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers
 

Sunday, January 9, 2022
Vegetable Day

10:00 a.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers

11:00 a.m. Kristina Wisneski, Executive Chef, Ripplewood Whiskey and Craft, Ardmore: Roasted Squash with Cauliflower and Tahini

12:00 p.m. David Santucci, Regional Sales Manager, Country Fresh Mushrooms, Avondale: Portabella Mushroom Bolognese with Pom Pom Crab Cakes

1:00 p.m. Mandisa Horn, Owner and Executive Chef, Horn O’ Plenty, Bedford with Gisele Barreto Fetterman, Second Lady of Pennsylvania: Roasted Root Tacos with Carrot Top Chimichurri, Vegetarian Caldo Verde, Quinoa Squash Chili Salad with Chipotle Lime Crèma

2:00 p.m. Rafael “RJ” Vencio, Chef and Operator, KANTO Kitchen, Pittsburgh and Joy Stanilka, Hilltop Urban Farm: Root Vegetable Hand Pies

3:00 p.m. Kurt Wewer, Executive Chef, Central Pennsylvania Chef Consultants, and Students from LEAF Project, Harrisburg: Street-Style Tacos

4:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti, Harrisburg Area Community College: Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Quinoa

6:00 p.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association
 
 
Monday, January 10, 2022
The GIANT Company Day

10:00 a.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association

11:00 a.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti and Students from HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Harrisburg: Eggplant Rollatini

12:00 p.m. Jennifer Schmiel, RDN, LDN and Shanna Shultz, RD, LDN, Nutritionists, The GIANT Company: Sheet Pan Vegetable Chili with Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits

1:00 p.m. Joni Rampolla, RDN, LDN and Holly Doan, RD, LDN, Nutritionists, The GIANT Company: Fig and Walnut Pesto Pizza with Hot Honey

2:00 p.m. Keith Rudolf, Team Chef, The Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia: Herb Crusted Venison Medallions, with Edamame Succotash, Brown Rice, and Blueberry BBQ Sauce

3:00 p.m. Shanna Shultz, RD, LDN and Holly Doan, RD, LDN, Nutritionists, The GIANT Company: Whoopie Pies with Berry Ricotta Cream

4:00 p.m. Kilene Knitter, MS, RD, LDN and Charlotte Scheid, MEd, RDN, LDN, Nutritionists, The GIANT Company: Herr’s® BBQ Chip-Crusted Chicken with Stovetop Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

5:00 p.m. Shanna Shultz, RD, LDN and Taylor Guskind, RD, LDN, Nutritionists, The GIANT Company: Birch Beer Sloppy Joes with Rainbow Slaw

6:00 p.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers
 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Potato Day

11:00 a.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers

12:00 p.m. Wesley Hellberg, Executive Chef, West Shore Country Club, Camp Hill: Potato Burgers

1:00 p.m. Alex Robertson, Garde Manger Chef, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey: Bow Creek Farm Red Angus Beef Tartare, Potato Pâvé, Horseradish Aioli, Parsley Infused Olive Oil

2:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti, Harrisburg Area Community College: Red Flannel Hash

3:00 p.m. Thomas Long, Executive Chef, HACC’s Chef’s Apprentice and Steven Gump, Assistant Dining Supervisor, Harrisburg: Caprese Potato Tarts with a Tomato Basil Relish, Country Steak and Potato Salad

4:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Nicholas Webb and Students from HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Harrisburg: Pierogi Naan Pizza

5:00 p.m.  School Cooking Challenge with Students from HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Harrisburg

6:00 p.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association
 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Beef and Veal Day

11:00 a.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association

12:00 p.m. Doug Krick, Executive Chef, Dodge City Steakhouse, Harrisburg: Caribbean Jerk Kabobs with Mango Relish and Roasted Red Potatoes

1:00 p.m. The Beef Slider Showdown: Kids Edition presented by the Pennsylvania Beef Council

2:00 p.m. Rick Larsen, Executive Chef, Chocolatier, Hershey: Beer Braised Short Ribs with Hershey’s Chocolate, Carrot Puree and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

3:00 p.m. Ben Beaver, Executive Chef, Ever Grain Brewing Company, Camp Hill: Maple Mustard Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf with Brown Butter Yukon Mashed Potatoes and Crispy Brussels Sprouts

4:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Autumn Patti: “Veal Piccata” Stuffed Mushrooms

6:00 p.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers
 

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Military Appreciation Day presented by Comcast NBCUniversal

11:00 a.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers

12:00 p.m. Cher Harris, Corporate Executive Pastry Chef, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts: Sweet Potato Donuts with Browned Butter Custard and Buttered Pecan English Toffee

1:00 p.m. Army vs. Navy Cook-Off

2:00 p.m. CSC Jason Rohrs, Commandant’s Flag Mess Manager, United States Coast Guard: Chicken with 40 Garlic Cloves

3:00 p.m. SSgt Marilyn Hall, The United States Air Force: Mommy Nana’s Sloppy Joes and Fresh Cut Fries

4:00 p.m. Michael Harants, Professional Chef Consultant, the United States Navy Deputy Program: Eggplant Meatballs

5:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Chad Brumbaugh and Students from HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Harrisburg: Verde Marinated, Grilled Leg of Lamb with Cabbage Salad

6:00 p.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association
 

Friday, January 14, 2022
Pork Day

11:00 a.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association

12:00 p.m. John Moeller, Owner, Greenfield Restaurant and Bar and Author of “Dining at the White House—From the President’s Table to Yours”: Pork Schnitzel with Parsley Spaetzle

1:00 p.m. The Best Pork Belly Competition presented by the Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council

2:00 p.m. Jesse Burnham, Executive Chef, C&J Catering at the Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg: Pork and Sauerkraut

3:00 p.m. David Mills, Executive Chef, Butcher, Owner, Smoke and Pickles Artisan Butcher Shop, Mechanicsburg: Philly Roast Pork Sausage Sandwich

4:00 p.m. Chef Instructor Bobbie Miller and Students from Cumberland Perry Area Vocational School, Mechanicsburg: Pennsylvania Dutch Ham Pot Pie

5:00 p.m. School Cooking Challenge with Students from Cumberland Perry Area Vocational School, Mechanicsburg

6:00 p.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers
 

Saturday, January 15, 2022
Dairy Day

10:00 a.m. Maple Production Demonstration by the Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers

11:00 a.m. Will Shaw, Sous Chef, Bear’s Den at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey: Eggnog Panna Cotta with a Spiced Apple Topping

12:00 p.m. Kimberly Brock Brown, American Culinary Federation National President, Author, Celebrity Chef, Speaker: White Chocolate Bread Pudding

1:00 p.m. Undeniably Dairy Milkshake Contest presented by the American Dairy Association North East

2:00 p.m. Van French, Pastry Chef, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey: Panettone Bread Pudding Tart

3:00 p.m. Amanda Allen, Executive Chef, Falafel Shack, Chambersburg: Warm Tomato Salad with Whipped Feta and Saffron Honey

4:00 p.m. John Hobbs, Executive Chef, Gear House Brewing Co., Chambersburg: Pumpkin Pappardelle in a Fennel Cream Sauce