P. Allen Smith invites James Beard award winning Chef Jerry Traunfeld to help him concoct an herb filled multi-course menu to serve guests attending the dedication of the new rose garden at the Garden Home Retreat. Allen also demonstrates the ease of drying and storing your own herbs. Plus, a mystery solved… is garlic an herb or a vegetable?
Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way
Sun, 05/18/2014 - 7:30pm
If left on a desert island, Jacques thinks he’d be quite happy if only there were some chickens! For Jacques, the prize part of the chicken is the thigh and he thinks you’ll agree when you try Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce served with a tasty Fricasse of Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. An inspired use of instant potato flakes to thicken a soup shows up in the fast cooking Seafood Chowder topped with fresh crabmeat. To end on a relaxing note, Jacques arranges a presentation of Stilton with Apple and Nuts to accompany a delicious glass of vintage or aged Tawny Port.
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 6:00pm
The This Old House team takes us to the County of Kings, Brooklyn, New York, for a remarkable renovating job! Kevin O’Connor and Norm Abram take a rundown brownstone back to its original glory with modern accents. It’s a labor of love with fantastic results. This old house becomes a marvelous home.
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 1:00pm
Host Claus Meyer guides viewers on a fascinating journey through his native Denmark, along with parts of Norway and Greenland, in the latest season of NEW SCANDINAVIAN COOKING. The cookbook author and restaurateur leaves no stone unturned in his exploration of Danish food, culture and history. He travels from the rocky coast to the idyllic countryside to seek out local specialties and prepare delectable recipes in unusual and exotic locations. This season, Claus hunts for grouse in the breathtaking Norwegian mountains, ventures to a chic port on the northernmost point of Denmark, sips from an 8,000-year-old spring, concocts a vodka-based drink atop inland ice and prepares pâté near an old Viking burial site.
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:00pm
When I was growing up,” barbecue” meant chicken marinated in sweet barbecue sauce, burnt charcoal-black on the outside, still raw inside, and reeking of lighter fluid. Sound familiar? This show will teach you the right way to grill America’s favorite bird: on a charcoal grill, in a smoker, and on a gas grill.
Indonesian Java Chicken prepared in a delightful espresso barbeque sauce.
Chipoltle Cinnamon-brined Chicken – grilled to a golden brown, mouth-watering perfection.
Spatchcocked Game Hens, in a sweet basil marinade and grilled under a brick! and garnished with cherry tomatoes and lemon wedges.
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 5:00pm
Off the coast of Maine, catch lobster and learn about the sustainability issues faced by the local captains. Then meet a unique man who’s discovered a way of life that feeds his soul while harvesting seaweed to feed others. Staying on the water, head to Maryland and learn about the virtues of oyster farms and their critical role in helping preserve natural resources. Back in the Victory Garden, Roger demonstrates how to prepare a garden bed and plants leeks and tomatoes, while Chef Marian prepares a broccoli and crabmeat quiche.
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:00pm
We begin with easy projects to get you started. Candy Glendening is the first expert with a functional quilt project-hanging organizer baskets designed to sort and contain the clutter in your entryway and add a splash of color at the same time. Then, Susan Brubaker Knapp has a simple passport cover featuring stenciling and free motion quilting. Last is Vivika DeNegre and simple prayer flags to express your thoughts, dreams and hopes and make your quilting a spiritual center.
Sat, 05/10/2014 - 6:00pm
She’s taken care of your skinned knees and broken heart. She’s made you chicken soup and loved your macaroni picture frames. It’s Mother’s Day, the special day to spoil Mom. Share special moments with Ming Tsai and his mom and Pati Jinich and her boys. Kevin Dundon recreates his mom’s apple pie. Home décor guru Katie Brown shows you how to create a personalized Mother’s Day gift. Celebrate Mom with lots of love.
Ask This Old House
Sun, 05/11/2014 - 6:00pm
The 12th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. Richard discusses several ways to get hot water without waiting. And the guys ask, "What is it?"