If you want to enjoy the perfect ratio of crust to meat to fat, smoke a shoulder or belly. These fatty and often tough cuts were once considered poor man's food. But blast them with assertive seasonings and smoke them low and slow and you get meats that are beyond flavorful. In this show you'll learn how to smoke a luscious barbecued Berkshire pork belly and house-cured pastrami. You'll experience a Kentucky-style barbecued lamb shoulder with an unusual black barbecue sauce (called "dip" in local parlance). And to wash them down, a smoked Manhattan. Ceramic cooker, offset smoker, electric smoker, and handheld smoking device. Project Smoke has you covered. Recipes: Barbecued Pork Belly; House-Cured Pastrami; Barbecued Lamb Shoulder with Black Dip; Smoked Manhattan.
On this episode of Movable Feast with Fine Cookin, host Pete Evans joins "Rising Star Chef" Jason Dady and chef Diana Barrios Trevino in San Antonio for a Tex-Mex feast. Their first stop is the Sanitary Tortilla Company, supplier of tortillas to over 85 restaurants across Texas, for some handmade tortillas. Next Pete and Diana visit Bending Branch Winery to select some local wines for their meal. For dinner, Jason cooks up a roasted chile salsa while Diana prepares her fresh salsa and one of the main dishes - puffy chicken tacos with a side of classic rice and beans. Jason's main dish is beef fajitas with tomatillo-walnut mole, pickled pepperonata, and fresh tortillas. For dessert, Chef Jason prepares a delicious wood-fired strawberry crostata with ice cream.
Roger brings back the plants he removed before construction began. Norm sees how a craftsman carves two newel posts to match the existing. The refurbished clawfoot tub and marble countertop are installed. Kevin reveals the treehouse to the kids.
Zay voyages to the remote island of St. Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile after his defeat at Waterloo. He meets the friendly islanders known as "Saints," tours the historic settlement of Jamestown, and visits Longwood House where Napoleon was imprisoned as well as his tomb. Zay then encounters a 180-year-old giant tortoise, embarks on a boat trip off the spectacular coastline, speeds down the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder and climbs St. Helena's highest peak, which shelters numerous rare plant species.
There is nothing more delicious than butterflied poultry with super crispy chicken. In this episode, Lidia starts with a Spicy Butterflied Cornish Hen made with hot cherry peppers, rosemary and wine. She then pulls out the beer to add to her Potatoes Baked in Beer. Our favorite Grandma Erminia joins Lidia to taste the Squash and Ricotta Tart.
The Butterfly Tee is up next, with Lena showing you how to knit this special project, and lastly the Stripes and Short Rows scarf.
Shades of lavender, purple and blue, watch Bob Ross paint another vibrant landscape beauty on black canvas.
George prepares a selection of simple comfort recipes, including fried chicken and waffles and his favorite creamy rice pudding. George visits Shady Lady Root Beer, a small-batch brewer of handcrafted soda, and then stops in at an artisanal producer of pastries in Sag Harbor. Recipes - Dill & Cheddar Waffles - Oven-Fried Garlic Chicken - Rice Pudding.
P. Allen Smith visits Monticello, the home of our third president and first foodie. At Thomas Jefferson's home Allen heads to the garden to see what is being harvested for their annual festival. Allen also goes inside Monticello to see what a dining experience in the home would have been like in the early 1800s.
DINING WITH THE CHEF introduces Americans to the techniques, ingredients and harmony of Japanese cuisine. Hosted by Yu Hayami who cooks alongside master chef Tatsuo Saito, and co-host Patrick Harlan who cooks with chef Rika Yukimasa, with occasional appearances by other guest chefs, the series presents delicious Japanese dishes that can be made at home. Chef Tatsuo Saito, a prominent master of Japanese culinary arts, has served as head chef at the Japanese embassies in Paris and Washington and was an instructor in Japanese cuisine at a Swiss hotel school. He has also prepared tastings for the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. In Tokyo he operates a cooking school and is a prolific author, often appearing on television, in magazines and on the lecture circuit. In DINING WITH THE CHEF, Chef Saito takes us to the heart of Japanese cuisine by demonstrating culinary techniques, explaining ingredients, and showing how to arrange food to bring out its distinctive characteristics. Host Yu Hayami is an international singer and actress who was born in Japan and raised in Guam and Hawaii. Aside from her career and being a mother of two, she is also involved in charity work. Yu is a lover of good food, as well as a fine wine enthusiast.
Women! We're obsessed with our skin! And why not? It's the first thing we notice. Problem is, we spend too much time worrying about the outside. If we took care of the inside, our skin would be as perfect as what we see in magazines...naturally.
Sunning, swimming, surfing and boating at Waikiki Beach are just the start in Honolulu. Rudy explores Hawaii's Polynesian roots at the venerable Bishop Museum, remembers WWII history at Pearl Harbor, and pays homage to King Kamehameha. From Oahu we head north to Kauai, "The Garden Island" whose sheer beauty screams "tropical paradise." Rudy hikes the Waimea Canyon and kayaks past traditional Hawaiian villages. The Allerton Gardens show off rare tropical plants, and restored homes of planters recall days when sugar was king.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - Left by Columbus on his second expedition, St. Thomas today is a sought after cruise and vacation destination, not only for its duty-free, world class shopping but some of the best beaches in the world. A rich history as a pirate refuge certainly doesn't hurt its flavor or appeal either. Join Eric and Painting the Town as we enjoy this Caribbean paradise and its wonderful people.
Take a look at different ways to mix traditional and contemporary elements in a transitional-style bathroom.
Classic details and elegant curves take center stage as the editors of Woodsmith magazine build an heirloom demilune table.
In Vancouver, Canada, gardener and author Andrea Bellamy shows how to create a worm composter, propagate herbs by taking cuttings and harvest flax seeds. Chef Chris Roper is cooking rye crusted sturgeon with lightly pickled beets, and smoked salmon salad with cucumber. Go out on crab boats with fishermen dedicated to keeping low-impact practices viable for small-scale harvesters, and visit a mobile truck farm owned by Judy Kenzie.
Beginning a journey to reduce his family's carbon footprint, Rodman Schley explores the world of backyard farming with urban agriculture guru Sundari Kraft. He finds himself out of his element milking goats, taking care of chickens and learning how to use natural fertilizer to sustain a backyard ecosystem.
In this episode we'll focus on an often overlooked side of Switzerland its urban charms. We'll get some exercise, from ringing a very big bell to floating down an urban river. We'll also enjoy a variety of eye-opening art, from Chagall and Klee to inmates of an asylum. Then we'll ponder a few Swiss innovations, from their open-minded drug policies to their hush-hush underground arsenals. And it'll all before a backdrop of Switzerland's stunning natural beauty.
Follow host Pete Evans on a trip to the stunning island of Maui on this episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking. He's here to explore, cook, and dine with two of the island's excellent chefs 2014 Maui Chef of the Year Isaac Bancoco, and founder of the mobile kitchen Maui Fresh Streatery Kyle Kawakami. The island adventure starts with an expedition into the Hawaiian waters for some off-shore fishing. Back on shore the team prepares a modern take on a traditional Maui feast at the spectacular Noho'ana Farm known for its taro and pounding poi.
Joanne slows things down and shows us how to get two courses out of one slow cooked meal. After visiting a unique butcher shop that uses the whole animal, she'll teach her student how to braise a chuck roast with tomatoes and red wine - perfect Italian comfort food, slow and fresh. Recipes: Braised Beef Served in 2 Courses: Ragu with Pasta and Sliced Roast Beef; Long Braised Green Beans with Tomatoes Student: Geoff Rubendall.
Beatrice Ojakangas prepares Danish pastry pockets, Danish braid, Norwegian potato crepe, potato lefse and Swedish oatmeal hardtack.
Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough.
Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Michael Psilakis at Kefi to learn all about Greek cuisine. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make Grilled Chicken Souvlaki at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews mixing bowls in the Equipment Corner, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite yogurt maker. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate Tabbouleh.
Find out how Vivian's whole-cow program, after some initial hiccups, finds its groove. Mrs. Scarlett makes a classic cubed steak, inciting an epic tantrum from Flo. Vivian heads to New York to meet her new editor as work on her cookbook continues.
Only 2% of the Taiwan population belongs to an ethnic minority group. Of the 14 aboriginal groups that exist on Taiwan the Tao people live on Orchid Island while the Ami people were the original inhabitants of Green Island. Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. On Orchid Island he has cultural encounters with the Tao people sampling their special foods, staying in traditional dwellings and participating in the rituals and customs associated with the hunt, capture and serving of flying fish.
The name alone conjures up mysterious and exotic images. The architecture and backstory to this once powerful independent kingdom is both amazing and horrifying. Outside of the city, Zanzibar earns its nickname of the Spice Island with huge plantations of everything to make your cooking flavorful. Bill's final stop is to visit the highly endangered Red Colobus monkeys. Learn why these human-like primates eat dirt for survival.
From Mayan ruins to Caye Caulker, host Rachel Parsons explores the tiny Central American country solo; celebrating at Belizean independence festivities with locals and dispelling the pervasive myth that Belize City is nothing but dangerous.