LMR is featured on celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse's Emeril Green television show on the Planet Green Network (a Discovery Network channel) this coming Monday night.
Be sure to watch Laddie, Chris, and me. We work in the kitchen together with Emeril to prepare an "all-Long Meadow Ranch" meal. Our olive oil, vinegar, honey, fruits, vegetables, eggs, grass-fed beef, and wine are all featured in scrumptious easy-to-prepare recipes.
Episode 119: Full Farming Circle
Monday, November 9 at 5pm PST on the Planet Green Network
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We'll be shown at least six times, so if you miss us on Monday there are more chances. Click here for a complete broadcast schedule.
We have been blessed over the years to have developed relationships with a number of terrific chefs and we have appeared on television with several, including Joey Altman and Michael Chiarello. Visit our Menu Hall of Fame to see some of these fantastic menus by our favorite chefs. We are very proud to add Emeril to the group.
Emeril visited the Napa Valley for four weeks this summer and set up his studio at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) right here in St. Helena.
Early in his visit, Emeril and his culinary team thoroughly enjoyed a shopping visit to the LMR Rutherford Gardens. Our own farm production manager, Courtney Delello, got to show off the "fruits & vegetables" of her labor and he raved about all of our products.
We were thrilled when Emeril selected Long Meadow Ranch to be the only local wine or food producer to be featured on a full episode of his show. Emeril's production team filmed extensively at the main ranch - in the field and at the winery - and at LMR Rutherford Gardens.
Emeril even visited Laddie at the St. Helena Farmers Market. We know that Laddie is already a celebrity in our community, but when Emeril made a beeline to visit her at our market stand, you can be sure that she became even more famous.
The entire adventure was capped with a live filming of the three of us cooking with Emeril in his studio at the CIA. We then ate what we cooked (no fake, styled, or "pretty" food on Emeril's shows) - and enjoyed the LMR wines in delightful pairings with Emeril's recipes.
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The growing recognition of our products is very gratifying. Moreover, our motto of "Excellence through Responsible Farming" is beginning to ring true to an ever larger audience. Emeril's endorsement can't hurt.
Twenty years of quiet commitment is all it took. . .
Posted by Ted Hall