Nick visits the butcher and the pear orchard and prepares New York Steak with Vodka Martini Sauce and Pears in Marsala Wine Sauce.
Sat, 05/31/2014 - 6:00pm
Street Fare follows some of our favorite chefs, such as Ming Tsai, Sara Moulton, Lidia Bastianich and Joanne Weir to popular street markets around the country. They'll teach us how to choose the freshest ingredients possible from veggies, to seafood, to cheese and use them to whip up delicious recipes for your family's table.
In Pursuit of Passion
Fri, 05/30/2014 - 5:30pm
Join canyoning guides Guido Frattini and Simone Checci as they locate the mouth of a raging waterfall atop marble mountains in Carrara. Tighten your ropes and plunge into the waters, following the falls to their bases miles down the mountain.
The Jazzy Vegetarian
Thu, 05/29/2014 - 2:30pm
Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful dinner that features hearty "Cashew and Quinoa Loaf," paired with savory "Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes." On the side, mouth watering "Asparagus with Vegan 'Hollandaise' sauce." Quick to prepare "Flourless Oatmeal Lace Cookies" make a crisp and delicious dessert.
Wed, 05/28/2014 - 3:30pm
Few beaches combine the natural beauty, local cuisine, dynamic culture, nightlife and history like Izmir, Turkey. Each summer, the popular beach resort region on the eastern end of the Aegean Sea hosts live music performances and some of Istanbul's top DJs. Here, host Jacob Edgar meets Can Bonomo, Turkey’s recent entry to the Eurovision Song Contest and a teen heartthrob, who recommends his favorite street food vendor and pickle juice stand. After windsurfing and exploring the ancient ruins of Ephesus, Jacob connects with Huseyin Karadayi, one of Turkey’s most popular DJs. Karadayi reveals the secrets of Turkish techno and shows his favorite Istanbul restaurant and music store.
Rick Steves' Europe
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:00pm
Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano’s medieval towers, to Cortona’s charming lanes, to Orvieto’s papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio’s cliff-hanging vistas…all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world.
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
Sun, 05/25/2014 - 8:30pm
Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Pepper-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Roast. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for pepper grinders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Roast Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Coriander, Cumin, and Mustard Seeds at home.
Sat, 05/24/2014 - 6:00pm
Fire up the grill; the unofficial start of summer begins this weekend! Our expert grill master, Steven Raichlen will show us how to cook the perfect steak and prepare ribs so succulent they will make your mouth water. Seafood lovers and vegetarians, there’s something on the menu for you too. Let’s all enjoy the first barbecue of the season!
A Chef's Life
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 2:30pm
The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time — but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant’s menus is the addition of a section called “Pimp My Grits,” where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways.