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
Cooking for Kids (Episode #307H)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen is very passionate about educating children about the importance of where their food comes from. In this episode, he will demonstrate ways to get the kids excited about gardening and offer ways to get them to help in the kitchen. Allen will also share a few garden fresh recipes that kids will actually eat!
Sizzlin Celebrations (Episode #306H)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen kick starts summer with unique recipes for the grill and a simple way to decorate a table using a 2 x 4 and tea lights. He also takes us to the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago to learn about their Sugar from the Sun Garden.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Arousing Your Senses (Episode #305H)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen shares recipes and garden advice on herbs and fruit that appeal to our sense of smell and taste. He shows us how to plant a citrus herb container and how to use some of the herbs in fabulous recipes. Allen will also show us how to prepare a refreshing sun tea with lemon and fresh rosemary.
Food and Fun Go Together (Episode #304H)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen shares earth-friendly tips on packing a healthy picnic lunch. Allen then hits the road for visits to the roof top garden at Chicago's Markethouse restaurant and a community garden in Kansas City. Plus, Allen shows us how to properly can peppers straight from the garden.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 1:00 PM