See how the custom garage doors blend in with the rest of the new home's architecture as the installers overcome a challenging roof line.
Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul. We'll lose our way in the Grand Bazaar and feast like kings with locals at a fisherman's wharf. We'll follow the fall of the Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's ancient wall, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. To escape the city bustle, we'll board a boat on the churning Bosphorus, make friends over backgammon, and try a traditional bath.
For hundreds of years Krakow has been one of the great cultural centers of Eastern Europe. We tour the city, visit the ancient castle and Cathedral on Wawel Hill, discover the origin of the croissant, look at some of the 2 1/2 million works of art in the city's museums and find out how the immodest sight of a woman's legs saved the town's Medieval wall. Burt also checks out what's cooking and visits the Jewish quarter of Krakow that was founded in the 14th century.
Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina heirloom rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills' efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity. Glenn's passion inspires Vivian to host a "rice dinner" at Chef & the Farmer, where each course centers around this grain. Scarlett, Vivian's mom, schools her daughter on how to make the chicken and rice she grew up eating.
In sewing it's embellishments that are the extra step that takes us from ordinary to extraordinary. Angela Wolf is known for beautifully fitted jackets. On this show she adds trim to take them over the top with style. Then, Marie Zinno shares a way to make simple work out clothing into stylish day wear all with embroidery. Finally, the perfect accent is a couture detail. Janet Pray demonstrates mistake proof bound button holes.
Kathwren paints one of her favorite subjects today, an exotic bird. This Blue and Gold Macaw is so real looking, you would think he could almost talk to you. You will be really surprised just how easy this Macaw is to paint.
With sliders all the rage these days, Chef Keller moves outside the slider beef box and creates three fabulous and unique sliders that are perfect for entertaining. Double Salmon Slider with Mustard-Dill Sauce; Scallop Sliders with Bacon and Grilled Tomatoes; Chicken Slider with Red Pepper Piperade.
Neven Maguire prepares delicious MacNean eggs benedict and crispy goat's cheese with beetroot pannacotta in his family restaurant in Blacklion, Co. Cavan. Later, guest chef Ross Lewis, owner of Dublin's Michelin-starred Chapter One restaurant, demonstrates how to make the perfect assiette of pork.
Immigrants from Lebanon, Syria and Israel have left a tasty influence on Mexican cuisine over the years. Pati will look at how and why they came to such a far-flung - but fascinating - country and what kind of legacy they've contributed. Recipes will include: Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce; White Rice with Fideos; Orange and Almond Flan; Cafe de Olla.
On the athletic field, there are concrete rules of engagement. But there are none governing the fiercely competitive sport of tailgating, meaning unsportsmanlike conduct and one-upsmanship in the parking lot usually get rewarded. Are you still in the minor leagues? Learn some new moves from Steven Raichlen. Score extra points with a platter of Grilled Polenta with Italian Sausage and Peppers. Stun your opponents and delight your fans with Flame-Grilled Prosciutto Panini. Engage in fowl play by serving Steven's indomitable Calgary Wings with zippy Maytag Blue Cheese Sauce. Study the Professor's moves, and you'll be doing your own victory dance.
We journey through the capital of India. The bustling metropolis is filled with modern skyscrapers that stand side by side with hundreds of ancient monuments, making Delhi a physical dichotomy of yesterday and tomorrow. In the old city, we travel by rickshaw through the narrow streets and discover a world that is quickly disappearing. Bill continues on to the tomb of Humayun, whose architectural design inspired one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the great Taj Mahal. We visit 2 mosques for the record books: the first mosque in Delhi and the largest mosque in India. Next he visits the National Gandhi Museum where he views personal items from Gandhi's life, visits a temple that is open to all faiths and finally do the quickest tour of India, without leaving Delhi.
If there ever was a lost wildlife gem, it would be Mikumi. Here many of the big Twelve live their lives against the backdrop of one of the most scenic parks in Africa. Bill takes a break from the wildlife safari to investigate the huge salt works at the edge of the park and how it may impact future conservation.
Roger educates Kevin on beneficial insects. Tom resizes a front door that gets stuck on carpet every time it's opened. Richard repairs an outdoor garden faucet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Legend has it that newly married couples were given a goblet with captive rings as a wedding gift. As long as the rings remain intact, so will the marriage. Tim shows you the trick of turning the goblet and rings from one piece of wood.
With gardening what lies beneath the surface has a huge effect on what we see. There is a lot presented on what is good and bad but many times that information is sadly misinformed and lacking. GardenSMART visits with one of the world's leading authorities on soil ecology. We found the information informative, fascinating and helpful. We think you will too. Join us as we GardenSMART
Celebrate one of nature's favorite colors with elegant projects like a moss window planter and copper candelabra, and herb-infused recipes, including an herb-rubbed flank steak and vegetable orzo.
As he's done with previous programs on Israel, Egypt, and Eastern Turkey, Rick takes us beyond Europe to a place that's rich with history...and mystery. In this first of two half-hour shows on Iran, Rick dodges traffic in Tehran, enjoys the tranquility of a nearby village, and encounters both anti-American propaganda and a warm welcome from everyday Iranians.
In Mexico, it is just as common to start your day with a cup of steaming hot chocolate as it is with coffee. Little wonder, when the chocolate is made from freshly roasted cacao beans and seasoned with cinnamon and a touch of sugar. Rick takes us to world-renowned Mayordomo near the main market in Oaxaca and to Seasons of My Heart Cooking School to see the process from two perspectives. For the best cup of coffee ever, Rick takes a day trip to Finca Las Nieves Coffee Plantation where the owners are passionate in their pursuit. Set in almost a thousand acres of the Oaxacan cloud forest, we see organic altura coffee from the bean to the cup. In Chicago, Rick creates an Oaxacan-style tres leches cake with coffee and chocolate. Now we're wide awake.
Lobster Roll Medallions on Spinach Salad show off Jacques new presentation of a summer seafood favorite. He proves that a craving for hearty food can be satisfied in minutes with Quick Lamb Stew where vegetables are cooked separately and the lamb is served rare. Then skip the time and effort it takes to make the crust for a tart and head straight for the filling in this shortcut that encases Small Berry Custards in pretty dishes.
Lidia prepares Halibut Baked with Mushrooms in a lemon and white wine sauce, Savory Stuffed Peppers with capers and anchovies, and deliciously golden Anise Cookies for dessert.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus.
A visit to Barolo Grand Cru vineyards; Michelin star Chef Stefano Cervelli's Shrimp recipe; the Cheese Taster; Bagna Cauda recipe.
The spiritual heart of Japan, Kyoto offers a glimpse of Japanese life as it used to be, primarily because it was never bombed during World War II. Tiny streets with wooden homes, impressive temples, and a dedication to ancient Japanese traditions make Kyoto one of Japan's most visited cities. We check into a ryokan, or Japanese inn, and talk with one of Japan's best-known designers of kimonos to learn why his craft is still thriving. Rudy invites viewers to join him at a tea ceremony and learns that the Japanese attention to detail even extends to incense that locals use for a variety of purposes. Experience the tranquility of not only a rock garden but also a moss garden, retreats that help lend this city in a valley its Zen-like peacefulness.