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.
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 14, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 21, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 28, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
Crazy for Berries (#113H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Allen visits a you-pick-em strawberry operation and then demonstrates how to put them to use in the kitchen to make refreshing strawberry lemonade. We'll also hear a short history lesson on the "Indian Series" of blackberries and how they were developed and get ideas for using blueberries in your landscaping.
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 4, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
The Rite of Spring (#301H) Duration: 27:21 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Allen is preparing for a fun-filled Spring celebration at the farm. He shows us how to take elements from the garden and the spice rack to make natural Easter egg dyes. He also offers advice on preparing for the celebration days in advance. Plus, we learn how to make mint ice cubes and a delicious Mint Tea Punch. Recipes include a Spring Salad and Walnut Sherry Dressing recipe and a great way to use extra mustard in your fridge to make a lamb rub.
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
There's More Than Meets The Arc (#302H) Duration: 26:25 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Allen is in St. Louis, Missouri where he visits Schlayfly Bottleworks, a local brewery and restaurant that grows and serves fresh vegetables from their garden. Also in St. Louis, the chef at Five Bistro shares a special recipe and Allen makes the famous gooey butter cake, a little far-fetched from homegrown BUT, a true St. Louis experience.
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
Follow The Pig (#303H) Duration: 26:56 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Allen takes viewers on a true farm-to-table journey in this episode as he "follows the pig" in Kansas City by visiting a local farm that raises grain-fed pork and a local butcher shop that only selects locally raised and steroid- free meat. And you can't visit Kansas City without trying some of the best BBQ in the country. Allen visits with a long time employee at the famous Arthur Bryant's restaurant to get some tips on smoking meat.
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder