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Chef's Life Previous Broadcasts

Cracklin' Kitchen (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 16, 2018 -- 11:30 AM

Vivian goes about christening the restaurant's new "whole animal, no waste" program with two little pigs from Warren Brothers' farm. She uses everything - including the skin - and, on her father's recommendation, demonstrates how to make sweet potatoes with cracklins.

Honey, I'm Home! (Episode #308H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2018 -- 2:00 PM

After a visit from "The Honey Man," Vivian turns up the heat on a dish of chicken livers drizzled with hot honey. While Ben preps for his art show in Durham, Vivian descends on the "Bull City's" restaurant row to sample sweet, honey-themed dishes.

Pimp My Grits (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 9, 2018 -- 11:30 AM

The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant's menus is the addition of a section called "Pimp My Grits," where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways.

Strawberry Stay at Home (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 2, 2018 -- 11:30 AM

Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the backdrop of the Southern harbinger of spring, the strawberry. Their twins go on their first strawberry-picking excursion, and Vivian and a friend develop a recipe for coconut cornbread strawberry shortcake with basil whipped cream.

A Casserole Says Plenty (Episode #307H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 1, 2018 -- 2:00 PM

The Boiler Room welcomes a new manager, much to Ben's delight. A family reunion brings out long-lost relatives, the warmth of fellowship and an impressive spread of home-cooked casseroles.

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