Seasoned With Spirit: Episode 2: Cuisine of the Desert Southwest
During a visit with the Tohono O'odham Tribe of Arizona, Loretta joins the tribe for their annual 3-day harvest of Saguaro Cactus fruit. Mildred Manuel teaches Loretta to prepare Wild Spinach with Cholla Buds and Chiltepine Peppers, Tapary Beans with Ribs, Ash Bread (slow-cooked in the ashes of a mesquite fire), and sweet, refreshing Mesquite Juice.
Program Length: 27 minutes each
Production Staff: Executive Producers: Frank Blythe (Cherokee/Dakota), NAPT; Larry Rifkin, CPTV; Producers: Matt and Renard Cohen, Resolution Pictures
Production Company: Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT), Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) and Resolution Pictures
Public Broadcast Release: November 2006