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Fall Flavor Weekends return to Greenfield Village

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Savor the aroma of soups simmering, beer brewing, cider pressing and pumpkin fritters frying during Fall Flavor Weekends inside Greenfield Village Sept. 28-29 and October 5-6.

From daily cooking demonstrations taking place inside the village farmhouses, family homes and the plantation to local homemade products for sale at our bustling Farmer's Market, there's something for every food lover to enjoy.

The event is free with membership or admission to Greenfield Village; tickets are $22 for adults, $21 for seniors (62 and up) and $16 for youth (5-12). Children under five are free. For more information, call (313) 982-6001 or visit www.thehenryford.org.

Whole Wheat Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes
Get this recipe courtesy of Chef Mike Trombley

Pasta Dough

Ingredients
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour plus extra for kneading
4 each eggs
1 Tbsp olive oil

Method
Place ingredients except extra flour in to a food processor and pulse to just form a ball.
Lightly flour work surface with some of the extra flour and knead the dough until smooth.
Allow to rest for at least 20 minutes covered with plastic, then cut into small sections to roll.
Flatten sections to roll into rectangle shapes and roll on largest setting, gradually reduce settings to desired thickness.
Cut to favorite shape while still soft.

Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Ingredients
1 tsp minced garlic
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup small diced onion
1 ½ cups heirloom tomatoes, peeled seeded and diced (San Marzano if tomatoes aren't in season)
TT Salt
TT Pepper, cracked black
Parmesan cheese

Method
Heat a pot of salted water to a boil and cook fresh pasta for about a minute or two until soft, time with the sauce so not to overcook. Drain but do not rinse, drizzle a small amount of oil to prevent sticking!

Heat a non-reactive pan on medium, add oil and garlic and cook for about 30 seconds then add onion and cook until translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook about two minutes, season and toss with the cooked pasta and serve immediately.

*Add additional ingredients if desired.

Possible additions
Balsamic drizzle
Chopped basil
Spinach    
Chicken, shrimp or meatless meatballs

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