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.
Tomato Festival (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith is having a Tomato Festival in the garden! At the height of tomato season, Chef Josh Smith who makes a delicious tomato gazpacho and explains how to properly cook heritage poultry joins Allen. There's also a tomato tasting happening in Allen's one-acre vegetable garden where guests sample heirloom tomatoes and vote on their favorite. Allen decorates the tables for this festival using you guessed it, tomatoes!
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Pizza Party (#101H) Duration: 26:32 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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.
Orchard Fruit (#104H) Duration: 26:40 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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.
Harvest Festival (#105H) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith is celebrating the fall harvest at the farm with a lot of friends. If you love autumn, this is the episode for you! Allen shares several delicious recipes like his mouthwatering pumpkin creme brulee and roasted chicken and pumpkin stew. Plus, chef Ashley Christenson is on hand to help Allen harvest sweet potatoes and, in turn, she shows him how to make a simple sweet potato dish with honey mustard and brown sugar. Allen also talks to a guest about Southern cuisine and shows us what he did to decorate for the big party by using sumac branches as chandeliers!
- KQED Life: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
"Egg"Cellent! (#106H) Duration: 26:41 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
In this episode, P. Allen Smith showcases the egg. Allen visits chef Patrick Herron to learn about duck eggs and make some incredible desserts. Plus, we learn about a rare breed of heritage ducks called Aylesburys and what's being done to protect them. Allen also gets to crack the mystery behind the amazing chemistry involved while cooking with eggs. Finally, Allen shares some delicious recipes including a red pepper frittata.
- KQED Life: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
Salad Greens (#107H) Duration: 26:42 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith demonstrates the ease of growing your own salad greens. This episode explores the vocabulary and range of "greens." Allen steps into the garden and shows off some of his favorites. Plus, learn how to make an appetizing Nicoise salad for your next dinner party.
Backyard Farming (#108H) Duration: 26:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith shows how you can take even the smallest outdoor spaces and turn them into your own mini-farm. Allen demonstrates how to use straw bales to create raised beds. And if you love honey, find out how to maintain a beehive right in your own back yard!