On this week’s episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson is joined in the studio by Peter Hoffman & Mike Laarhoven of Back Forty West. This Sunday, March 6th, Back Forty West is hosting its annual Cassoulet Festival, featuring five chefs, five takes on pork and beans at their best, plenty of rustic red wines, winter greens, and a citrus sorbet to keep everyone’s palates refreshed.

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“I do think [cassoulet] is this magical dish, particularly for Americans thinking about French food and what real French food is, and what French country food is, not haute cuisine.” [4:40] – Peter Hoffman