P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table
Gardening expert P. Allen Smith offers new and exciting ways to combine the gardening and dining experience. The recipes incorporate seasonal, straight-from-the-garden ingredients while also honoring Allen's Southern heritage. In addition, each episode also showcases creations by chefs from around the country. Throughout the series, Allen's gardening tips and cooking tricks show viewers how to incorporate the garden-to-table concept into their lifestyle. Another regular segment spotlights Allen's ideas for creating beautiful table settings, or "tablescapes," for any occasion by using elements from the garden.
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table Previous Broadcasts
Big City, Farm Living (Episode #211H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
It's harvest season at the farm again, which means it's time for P. Allen Smith to gather his friends to enjoy the bounty of the garden. In this episode of Garden to Table, Chef Peter Hoffman of Manhattan brings his farm-fresh, in-season approach to Allen's kitchen. Allen also has some simple tips on how to put together an amazing indoor tablescape for a large group of guests.
- KQED Life: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Farming with Water (Episode #210H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Seventy percent of the earth's surface is covered with water and so is its most important grain, rice. In this episode of Garden to Table, Allen visits a rice field in the peak of harvest. Allen also tests your grain vocabulary and a guest chef has an ingenious way of removing caramel from a bowl with water.
- KQED Life: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
Beans & Things (Episode #209H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
In this episode of Garden to Table, P. Allen Smith is harvesting beans for use in the kitchen. Allen also visits a soybean farm and has some gardening tips for planting asparagus beans. And food trucks are taking the nation by storm... a visit with one that is dedicated to keeping it green.