Our experts show some of their insider tips for garment construction. First is sewing expert Linda Lee with a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems. Angela Wolf is next with a Little Black Dress segment and how to deal with zippers that are just too long for your garment. Finally, Cindy Hogan demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for appliqué.
Sat, 06/07/2014 - 6:00pm
Are you planning to be a June bride? Our lifestyle experts will be with you every step of the way helping you with your big day! Who needs a wedding planner when you have Katie Brown to help you plan a simple yet elegant wedding? Julia Child and Martha Stewart will show you how to make the perfect three tiered wedding cake. After the nuptials it’s off to Fiji and Paris for the honeymoon with Joseph Rosendo and Rudy Maxa! Dinner for two, prepared by P. Allen Smith and Sara Moulton, is what’s on the menu to keep the love alive.
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:30pm
Neven opens the series by paying a visit to Waterford Castle and head chef Michael Quinn, who prepares leg of lamb steaks. Back in his kitchen, Neven makes air-dried beef carpaccio with roasted beetroot and mustard cream, and the MacNean cheesecake with raspberries and white chocolate.
The Farm with Ian Knauer
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:30pm
On The Farm, host Ian Knauer follows his ingredients from their very beginnings all the way to the dinner table. Whether he's milking a cow to make fresh cheeses that are the star of dinner or harvesting honey, fresh from the hive, that becomes the key ingredient in the meal, he is educating his viewers about exactly where wholesome, delicious food comes from. This series doesn't just highlight a fad in American food, but an eco-conscious, fresh and a fun lifestyle, and it brings education back to cooking television by way of easy to follow recipes and the importance of sustainable agriculture. Viewers will feel as if they've been invited to roll up their sleeves and experience the way their ancestors grew and ate their food as a way to look to the future of American food.
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:30pm
Host Jacob Edgar begins his Tennessee journey in Bristol, the city in the northeast corner of the state that proudly calls itself the birthplace of country music. He visits 96-year-old Georgia Warren, the last surviving participant of the legendary “Bristol Sessions” of 1927, which introduced the sounds of Appalachia to a wide audience. While in Bristol, he catches a street performance by musical nomads Megan Jean & the KFB and checks out Knoxville-based The Black Lillies performing at one of Bristol’s many outdoor concerts. Jacob also explores the Bristol Motor Speedway, where he tests out a pace car on one of NASCAR’s most exciting tracks. From Bristol, Jacob heads to Knoxville for a visit to the legendary “Blue Plate Special”, a live radio program featuring the best in local music. Singer-songwriters Scott Miller and R.B. Morris show Jacob around their hometown. He also learns more about the evolution of Appalachian music through an unplugged performance by up-and-coming country stars The Roys. Finally, he passes through the revitalized city of Chattanooga, home to the New Binkley Brothers, and meets local dulcimer wizard Dan Landrum, who performs with the country rock band Yarn.
Kevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:00pm
Kevin starts with a lobster dish served with a mustard cream sauce and seared fillet of beef and blue cheese salad. Next, potato with a pie crust — a completely different way of serving Ireland’s national vegetable. Then a quick and simple Waldorf salad. Finally, Kevin shares his mom’s recipe for traditional apple pie.
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.