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.
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
Food and Fun Go Together (#304H) Duration: 27:08 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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.
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.
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Arousing Your Senses (#305H) Duration: 25:54 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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.
Sizzlin Celebrations (#306H) Duration: 27:44 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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.
Cooking for Kids (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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!
- KQED Life: Fri, May 23, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
The Art of Tailgating (#308H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Tailgating is a time-honored tradition but what if you can't make it out to the big game? Allen shares a few tips on how to prepare your own tailgate party in your backyard with easy and unique recipes that can be prepared in advance. He also offers advice on how to grow our own ingredients in the summer and preserve them for fall.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 30, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder