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.
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!
The Emergence of Spring (#109H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith picks dandelions - not to make wishes but to create a salad! Allen also steps into the garden to plant asparagus. Plus, Allen makes an amazing tablescape using daffodils.
The Joy of Canning (#110H) Duration: 26:31 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith invites Aunt Genny over to learn her secrets of canning. Allen also shares with us how he makes one of his favorite marmalades using mandarin oranges, and then puts it to use making a delightful cake. Finally, Allen takes a tour of an old-fashioned canning company.
Cooking for Old-Fashioned Flavor (#111H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Step back in time as Allen visits an 18th-century cooking expert and learns how to use the tools of the trade. Allen also cooks up his great grandmother's a blackberry jam cake and an amazing buttermilk pie recipe from a 1923 handwritten note.
Amber Waves of Grain (#112H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
P. Allen Smith visits with a neighboring wheat farmer and talks about what it takes to grow hundreds of acres of grain. Allen also visits the rice capital of the world in Stuttgart, Arkansas during one of its busiest times of the year. Allen also shows us how to put grains to use in the kitchen with a couple of his favorite recipes.