Space challenged or not, growing hydroponically (without soil) offers lots of advantages, from fewer pest and diseases to being able to grow your own, no matter where you live…or work. We show a brand new system using shipping containers to grow restaurant quality produce hydroponically, drop in on a New York city dweller creating hydroponic window gardens and go shopping to show you what it takes to start your own system, even on very little money.
The Seasoned Traveler
Tue, 01/01/2013 - 3:30pm
New York State is much more than just The Big Apple and Niagara Falls. George Bauer’s visit includes the eastern end of Long Island, home of the Hamptons but less known for its beautiful, bucolic countryside and quaint villages; the spectacular Finger Lakes district, with its picturesque communities and numerous wineries; the majestic Adirondacks; and Lake Placid.
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage
Mon, 12/31/2012 - 1:00pm
At the time Ramses II was ruling Egypt, Moses was leading the Israelites from bondage and the Phoenicians were trading along the Mediterranean, Native Americans were thriving at Poverty Point in northeastern Louisiana. Jon Gibson, an expert on the Poverty Point settlement, introduces us to this unique civilization. David Griffing of Poverty Point explains how these early Americans were ingenious in their “hot rock” cooking and demonstrates how to prepare steamed fish. Donna Pierite performs Native American songs during the show.
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 8:00pm
For Jacques, nothing beats an earthy soup to keep you warm during the coldest season and his Hearty Vegetable Bean Soup hits the spot. To spice up the evening, he creates a pocket in boneless chicken breasts to fill with a tasty stuffing in Chicken Supremes with Tapenade and Mushroom Sauce served over Vegetable Couscous. The meal ends on a sweet note with a Pear Compote and freshly baked Almond Crumble Cookies.
Sat, 12/29/2012 - 6:00pm
Five! Four! Three! Two! One! HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re having a New Year’s open house and you’re invited! Indulge in the tasty appetizers prepared by our exceptional chefs Hubert Keller, Katie Brown, and Mary Ann Esposito. Toast to the New Year with globe trekker Rick Steves, as you tour France’s Champagne Region. We’re planning to bring in 2013 with an unforgettable party and we hope that you’ll be there too!
Fri, 12/28/2012 - 7:00pm
You know a cooking technique is a true classic when it can be found around the world. On this episode, you'll find it right here on SIMPLY MING. The French call it “paner a l’anglaise.” Ming and his guest, the great man himself, Jacques Pepin show you the technique. Watch as they cook on the fly together, using the paner technique and our mystery ingredients to launch two new dishes: Panko-Crusted Butter Fish with Wasabi-Avocado Cream & Mango and Paner au Beurre Turkey with Mushroom Ratatouille.
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions
Thu, 12/27/2012 - 11:00pm
The two most powerful forces in the history of Holland are wind and water. For over a thousand years, the people living in this part of the world have had an amazing ability to take advantage of these two forces. We’ll explore the use of windmills, Holland’s trading empire and how the nation’s wealth was used to commission great works of art. Burt visits the Vincent van Gogh Museum, takes a canal tour and tastes Amsterdam’s famous street foods.
Ask This Old House
Wed, 12/26/2012 - 10:00pm
Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener.