It's November, y'all, and that means it's busy at Chef and the Farmer. Vivian is feeling the stress of running the restaurant after suspending her sous chef and preparing for her own Thanksgiving feast. She and Ms. Scarlett head to Ms. Scarlett's family farm where they source their pecans and have a run-in with Uncle Dwight's wild boar. On Thanksgiving, dozens of people assemble in Ben and Vivian's Deep Run home. The only thing missing is the Thanksgiving turkey. As Ben puts it, "Sometimes you eat the turkey. Sometimes the turkey eats you. "
Jacques' summer itinerary always includes friends, fishing, and cooking the wonderful bounty from the sea. He begins with a grilled striped bass with olive topping and then, as he loves all mollusks, he takes the time to demonstrate shucking clams two ways. The result is top neck clams with vinegar and scallion sauce, a tasty appetizer and Gloria's linguine with clam sauce, direct from his wife's preferred list. For the final seafood selection, he masterfully fillets and poaches fish for a delectable cod in light cream sauce.
Too short, crooked and upside down. Watch Tom use his expertise and artistry to repair an antique door. Roger gets the dirt on growing edible herbs indoors. See Richard solve the mystery of the disappearing toilet water.
Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo! We marvel at El Greco, pop some explosive pickles, and ramble Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. Then, just for fun, we drop in on a bachelorette party with local troubadours, slice and savor tasty jamon, stroll with the crowd, and grab a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.
Why is there a dragon on the Welsh flag? Why does the man next-in-line for the British throne hold the title the "Prince of Wales"? What are the Walls of Constantinople doing all the way over here? Who is King Longshanks? And how is he related to King Vortigern and Magnus Maximus? Where is Britain's smallest church? I can't see it! And how the heck do you pronounce the second longest place name in the world: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch???
Join Martha as she shares four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Northeast. A delectable cranberry tart flavored with currant jelly and cognac, mini chocolate whoopie pies filled with chocolate ganache, and the technique for getting those beloved crumbs on New York crumb cake. Plus, an easy-to-make babka that is so delicious you'll be tempted to eat it morning, noon and night.
One block quilts can make a dramatic statement. Mary and her guest Liz Porter will present one of our new template sets called Whirling Pinwheels. They demonstrate cutting and piecing the various unique shapes at create this dynamic pattern.
In this episode, Jerry continues working on this beautiful old mining building in Silverton, Colorado, showing specific techniques using the chisel-edge brushes to create the doors, windows, and old weathered-wood affects and miscellaneous details - then finishes adding miscellaneous foreground details.
Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. Odd Lots Mac and Cheese is a winner with the whole family, and the best part - any leftover cheese will do! And Sara's Creamsicle Dessert will bring back comforting memories of the ice cream truck in summer.
The secret to supernaturally moist turkey? The Project Smoke version involves a whiskey brine and a slow smoke over maple wood. The traditional side dishes get smoked, too: bacon-stuffed barbecued onions, smoky creamed corn, and a smoky bacon-apple crisp for dessert. Even the cranberry sauce (salsa in this case) has fire thanks to the strategic addition of jalapenos. Forget your oven: this Thanksgiving feast gets cooked in a ceramic smoker, upright barrel smoker, electric smoker, and stovetop smoker. Just don't wait until Thanksgiving to try it. Recipes: Whiskey-Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Salsa; Barbecued Onions; Smoked Creamed Corn; Bacon-Apple Crisp.
Slow-Cooked Baby Goat and Cauliflower and Crawfish Soup.
Danish chef Claus Meyer joins Andreas in Ribe, the oldest town in Scandinavia. While in Denmark, Andreas and Claus prepare fresh oysters with herbs, an herbal yogurt smoothie with honey, a wholesome corn porridge dessert with fresh berries, and finally, a slow-roasted beef sirloin served with beans, nuts and thyme.
Come for the wine, but stay for the cycling. From Calistoga to the city of Napa, Ira David pedals his way along wineries and art museums to showcase Napa Valley as a family-friendly bicycling destination.
Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages.
Drilling begins on a geothermal system. Norm tours local 1st period homes. Kevin travels to the factory to see the stairs and wall panels being built. Back on the North Shore, Kevin learns about a new technology to seal ductwork.
This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, series regular Steve Brown is back in the shop! He's here to help Tommy update a traditional bench with a more contemporary design, but still keep it comfortable. Using this project as another teaching tool, Steve walks us through some of the basic steps of woodworking any expert will tell you are important to practice.
Using herbs in your cooking is one thing, but in your drinks? P. Allen Smith shows you how to create a garden space that plays nicely with a glass.
Gary and they crew head to Washington, DC, to talk to Carolyn, who started "Righteous Cheese," a shop that is all about pairing good food, good drinks and good company. Then they travel to NYC to meet with Constance, the founder of "Hot Girls Pearls," a line of fashionable accessories that are keeping women cool. And Last, they venture to Detroit, to speak with Burkey, a craftsman who began "Four Chamber Forge," a brand that features a variety of one-of-a-kind, handmade wood and leather creations.
Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges. We check into a medieval hospital, savor the exquisite art of Memling, and climb a bell tower to get up close and fortissimo at a carillon concert. Then passionate chefs - creators of French fries and Europe's finest chocolate-give us a taste of their art.
Jacques takes a stroll down memory lane as he lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child. Jacques' retrospective menu begins with a shucking lesson, the first steps towards an oyster chowder with potatoes, spinach and corn. Jacques then recreates Julia's classic South of France eggplant-tomato gratin, a dish with layers of rustic flavors. He recalls going head-to-head with Julia for a winning hamburger royale using fresh ground beef and all the fixin's.
This week it's all about steak in Ming's loft kitchen! Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia stops by to grill up a rich rib eye with spicy gochujang butter, while Ming whips up a delicious shitake-umami glazed steak. Two different tastes, one spectacular cut of beef, this week on Simply Ming!
Surprising tastes, tricks, and techniques in this show as Jacques checks the labels on canned ingredients to make Pumpkin Gratin. He hides treasures inside Tomato Surprise and naps the Grilled Striped Bass with Romesco Sauce. To complete the menu some of the best Californian brandy made, makes its appearance in Cherries in Armagnac Sauce with Pound Cake.
Fresh pasta is an Italian family tradition passed through the generations. Today she starts with a silky pappardelle pasta dressed with pesto made from walnut, basil and parsley. She then takes the same pasta dough and shapes it into tortelloni stuffed with spinach and ricotta, dressed with a classic marinara sauce.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the best Grilled Cowboy-Cut Rib Eyes. Next, host Christopher Kimball reveals the text kitchen's tips for grill cleaning. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for salad spinners. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate Grilled caesar salad.
On this episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking, Pete heads to Fresno with some of California's hottest chefs David Kinch and Ludo Lefebvre. First, the group takes a tour of Love Apple Farms in Santa Cruz where David grows most of his produce for his restaurant Manresa. Then they are off to an apricot farm near Fresno where they meet with Philip and Nick Melkonian who teaches the chefs how they pick and dry their products. Finally, Ludo and David head to the kitchen with what they gathered from both field trips to make a feast for friends and family featuring grilled lamb shoulder with apricots, eggplant caviar, and fennel, curried carrots, and a panna cotta extraordinaire.
For centuries, Kasbahs - the walled residential quarters around Moroccan cities - served as a refuge for African, Arab, Jewish and European traders, pirates and holy men traveling on ancient caravan routes. Today, these Kasbahs exemplify Morocco's determination to guard and preserve their rich multiculturalism. In his latest Adventures With Purpose special, adventurer Richard Bangs travels to Morocco on a quest for the modern-day equivalent of the Kasbah. Bangs begins his journey in Marrakesh, where he dips down to the seashore, travels over the mountains to Ouarzazate and treks to the desert on the country's far eastern border. Then, he works his way up to Fes, far north to Tangier, and back to Rabat, ending in the city of Casablanca.
Baltimore "the City of Neighborhoods," "the Monument City," "Charm City," "Ravenstown," "B-town." As the birthplace of the national anthem and a former National Capitol, Baltimore is inextricably interwoven into U.S. history. Nestled on the Chesapeake Bay, come dip your foot in the Inner Harbor and the surrounding areas as Eric experiences the sights and sounds that make this "the Land of Pleasant Living."