As a child, one of Julia's favorite sandwiches was an ice cream sandwich. Jacques' was a stick of chocolate between two pieces of bread. Today, Julia's favorite is the Croque Monsieur, or pressed and baked ham and cheese. Of course, Jacques provides a variation he calls a Croque Madam. A close second they can both agree on is the New England Lobster Roll, served on a toasted hot dog bun. Then the two join forces to produce a Mediterranean specialty, Pan Bagnat and a seafood-filled loaf of bread.
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:00pm
Australia’s Northern Territory is an immense, untamed wilderness as brutal as it is beautiful. For the Aboriginal people, it’s the place of the “Dreamtime”, where land and story meet. In episode two, Art Wolfe captures images of rock art intricately painted over thousands of years ago; discovers canyons carved by wind and water; and witnesses an ancient aboriginal dance as he chronicles the connection between the region’s first people and the natural world.
The Victory Garden
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 5:00pm
The best of the new! Jamie Durie takes viewers to Cornerstone Gardens—one of North America's premiere collections of exciting new garden design. Cornerstone presents gardeners with some terrific, fresh ideas to bring home to their own spaces. Ever wonder how new plants make it onto nursery shelves? Paul Epsom explores the path from seed to retail sale when he visits an All-American Selection trial garden. This week's "Homegrown" features a husband-and-wife team that bring the farm to the table: Chef Ana Sortun and farmer Chris Kurth show Michel Nischan the glories of freshly-dug potatoes.
Growing a Greener World
Mon, 06/17/2013 - 5:00pm
During our first season, we met some of the rock stars of gardening, sustainability, urban farming and environmental stewardship. This episode recaps some of our most memorable visits and well worth a second look! From the Pied Piper of Urban Farming, Will Allen, the founding family of organic gardening, Maria & Maya Rodale and USDA’s Secretary of State, Tom Vilsack, we brought our GGW viewers along for the conversations.
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
Sun, 06/16/2013 - 8:30pm
Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to update a classic recipe for Shepherd’s Pie. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite quirky kitchen gadgets.
Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making New England–Style Home-Corned Beef and Cabbage.
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 6:00pm
In honor of Father’s Day, join the Create Men of Leisure team - featuring, Chefs Rick Bayless and Joe Ciminera; and world travelers Rick Steves and Art Wolfe. This marathon is for the ultimate male weekend warrior! There’s something for everyone…From grilling, to fishing, to traveling, to building and much more. There’s no time to relax, jump in and get started, because the weekend is almost over!
Mexico - One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 9:00pm
People are passionate about their tacos in Tijuana. Ask any local and they’ll tell you their favorite — complete with mouthwatering details. Three local Tijuana foodies take Rick on a taco “crawl” starting with arrachera (skirt steak) tacos at El Yaqui. Piled high with beans, creamy avocado salsa and Mexican “candy” (roasted jalapeños). The feast moves on to include suadero tacos at Los Ahumadores, sautéed and fried shrimp tacos at Mariscos El Mazateño, steamed tacos on Tijuana’s tourist strip and ends with smoked salmon tacos at Salceados. At home, Rick creates a taco feast for a casual backyard cookout.
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:30pm
This space-saving, swing-leg table is a classic woodworking project. The editors of Woodsmith show you how to make the secret to this project — a wood knuckle joint. Plus, you’ll see handy tips and tricks for building this unique, heirloom table.
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac
Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:30pm
On the premiere of Rough Cut Season 3, Tommy creates a beautiful ambrosia maple Coopered Leg Table – perfect for a dining room or office. To get inspiration for the piece, Tommy travels to beautiful Napa Valley for a visit to the incredible Seguin Moreau Cooperage. Here Tommy gets an up close tour of the wine-barrel making process. Full of ideas from Napa, Tommy returns to the shop to teach the technique of coopering.
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 3:30pm
Known as the capital of country music, Nashville also is home to some of the world’s top singer-songwriters and rock and pop bands. Host Jacob Edgar receives a personal tour of Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry by country superstar Vince Gill. Then, he sees Elizabeth Miller perform at a funky bar in East Nashville, the bohemian district home to many of the city’s musicians. He checks out Music Row, the epicenter of Nashville’s music business, to visit Compass Records and then tour Gruhn Guitars, which supplies vintage gear to the world’s top musicians. He hears virtuoso banjo player Alison Brown demonstrate her musical talents and then visits the legendary Bluebird Cafe, where Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift started their careers. And finally, local songwriters Gabe Dixon and Casey Wasner, contemporary blues singer Keb Mo’ and indie rock band Those Darlins prove there is much more to the Nashville scene than country music.