Friday, April 25, 2014

Hendersonville Photo of the Day


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Chef Showcase


Wednesday Mornings at 9:30 am:


crossroadsJames Wilson from Crossroads Grille in Horseshoe Visited today.

southrockPaula Orr, from the South Rock Grille,  brought some awesome food for Chef Showcase.

orchardChef Alec joined us from the Orchard Inn in Saluda.



mooseMichelle and Margaret from the Moose Cafe in Hendersonville

stonesoupThe Wonderful Folks from Stone Soup, Landrum

kimjKim Justice visiting for Chef Showcase.

leahLeah McGrath, Registered Dietician, Ingles Markets

dickeysbbqChef Fran, Owner of Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Asheville!

chefshowcasemichelChef Michel from Bouchon in Asheville.

seasons2Chef Michele from Seasons at Highland Lake Inn

chefrobertChef Robert from Zia Taqueria in Asheville

purpleonionChef Jeremy and Chef Chambli from the Purple Onion!

reneeRenee, from Cyprus Cellar joined us in the studio for Chef Showcase.  Delicious food!garycGary Crist from the Fireside Restaurant and Pancake Inn!

crustDoris LeFever from the Crust and Kettle in Saluda was today's guest on Chef Showcase.


Peter Pollay from the Posana Cafe was our guest this past Wednesday on Chef Showcase!chefbob

Chef Bob with the Dugout shared some delicious food with us on Chef Showcase.


The Italian Cookie Lady, Aggie Westerhoff, joined us for Chef Showcase!  Yum.  What a treat.


Chef Ben from the Green Room Cafe and Coffeehouse impressed us with his delicious food!


Chef Lee with the HorseShoe Cafe brought some great items including some Delicious Biscuits and Gravy!motherb

Welcome to Suni from Mother Butters 123 5th Avenue East!


It was a pleasure having Laurie Bakke in for Chef Showcase!  Delicious Food and a great Cookbook!hotdogworls

Wtzq Welcomes Steve and Dora Katsadouros from Hot Dog World and Yogurt Worldcrystalbbq

Crystal's BBQ and Grill was our guest today on Chef's Showcase!  It was Delicious!  tune in every Wednesday monring at 9:30 for your chance to win a gift certificate to our Restaurant of the week.


Kathy Allison from the Blackberry Mountain Cafe on Haywood road visited and brought the Q-crew a delicious Meatloaf!  Stop by and see her today!

This week invited Chef Dave from Moe's Original Bar B-Q.  Dave brought us delicious pulled pork, corn bread, slaw, watermelon salad and banana pudding.  It was excellent!.  And Congratulation to Steve Doten who won the $25 Gift Certificate!  As you can see, Chef Cathy couldn't get enough!



photoOur Very First Chef Showcase with Joey Scarlata from Joey's Bagels on 191 in Hendersonville.  Show #2 with Chef David Dante from the Inn on Church.  Show #3 with Chef Nicholas from the Esmeralda Inn in Chimney Rock. 
















russellChef Russell from Jimmy's BBQ Place




chefmarianneChef Marianne Blazar from The Orchard Inn, Saluda

Sourdough Strata Recipe

Chocolate Mousse  


Ingredients: 100 g dark chocolate

50 g butter

3 eggs


Melt the chocolate and butter in a bain marie (water bath), add the egg yolks to the chocolate. Whip the egg whites until peaks form, fold egg whites into the chocolate. Let cool for a few hours.


White Chocolate Mousse


Ingredients: 125 g white chocolate

 3dl Heavy Cream, whipped

 1 egg yoke

 1 egg

 1 tblsp Gelatin

 1 tblsp Rum


Melt the chocolate in a water bath, add the egg yolk and egg, mix well. Dissolve the gelatin in hot water and add to the chocolate mix. Add the whipped cream, put in a bowl and let cool in fridge for several hours before serving.


Financiers aux myrtilles - Blue Berry Spongecake


Ingredients: 225g flour

540 g sugar

14 egg whites

225g Almond Flour

200 g Blue Berries


Mix flours and sugar, add egg whites, when almost liquidy, add blueberries.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Pour batter in small molds and bake for 10-14 minutes.

Morris Broadband High School Sports


Listen Every Monday Evening at 5:30 All Year Long to IN THE ZONE.  Henderson County's only weekly live sports show.  Dennis LIttle and Ron Wagner will recap local sports and look ahead to upcoming games in all sports related to our local teams!

Nature News

Every Saturday on WTZQ at 7am you can listen to Nature News with Carlton Burke and Dan Lazar.  

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Naturalist and educator Carlton Burke lives in Mills River, NC where he operates an educational service called “Carolina Mountain Naturalists” which specializes in presenting live animal and nature programs and displays for area schools, summer camps, and many other organizations. Carlton was also on staff for over 25 years as the Curator of Exhibits at the Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville, NC. He is also a state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator and can be heard each Saturday morning co-hosting NATURE NEWS, a local, hour-long radio program, featuring news from the natural world around the western NC region.


In case you cannot listen at that time you can hear a rebroadcast of Saturday's program beginning Monday at Noon right here:

Nature News Part One (April 19, 2014)

Nature News Part Two (April 19, 2014)