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
Orchard Fruit (Episode #104H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 29, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm.
Bunches of Blueberries (Episode #102H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen goes to Oregon to sample several delicious blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries. Back at the farm, he makes his homemade blueberry muffins. Allen shows how use blueberries as an ornamental plant when he to puts together a "deckscape with a blueberry theme.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 28, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Pizza Party (Episode #101H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
In P. Allen Smith's first Garden to Table episode, he's throwing a pizza party, and showcases several recipes, including a delicious Greek salad, an easy way to make pizza dough and a fresh strawberry sorbeto. Allen creates a fun tablescape using interesting items from the garden. Also, Allen gives tips on what herbs can be planted together and taken straight from Garden to Table.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Reservations for Two (Episode #313H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Most cookbook recipes have serving sizes for four or more people. But there are a lot of two-family households out there. Allen shares tips on downsizing a recipe to serve two and also advises about gardening for two. Plus, we'll learn how to prepare a couple of tasty dishes for a romantic dinner.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 14, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
Celebrating New Beginnings (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Allen shows viewers it's never too late to eat healthy and delicious with homegrown food. He'll show us how to start tomato plants early, share tips on growing sweet peas and prepare delicious and healthy recipes. For dessert, Allen makes super soy cookies!
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 1:00 PM