Melissa’s friend and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons stops by to work through a recipe she first tasted in Bali. Her Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad with Ginger-Chili Dressing is simple and absolutely delicious. Plus, the secret to super-flavorful poached shrimp, how to make a grapefruit multitask, and the importance of an ice bath. Gail’s latest book is Bringing It Home: Favorite Recipes From a Life of Adventurous Eating.
Melissa brings us her Herbed Parmesan Dutch Baby, a delicious golden cloud of a pancake that comes puffed and fragrant from the oven. It’s great for breakfast of course, but Melissa's twist? She serves it as an hors d’oeuvre with cocktails. What a way to kickstart an evening. Plus, how to really measure flour. And people — put down the pre-ground pepper!
Whoopi Goldberg isn’t just an entertainer on the screen and stage, she is also a serious party planner and hostess at home.
On family farms, in restaurants, and in food writing, what happens when one generation passes the work to the next?
Who doesn’t need another weeknight salmon recipe? Melissa has a fresh take on the world's most popular fish with her version of a classic, Vietnamese Caramel Salmon. Thirty minutes start to finish. Plus, the way to get the fishy smell off your fingers and how to tell if a jalapeño pepper is hot, before you taste it.
We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.
Melissa comes home to an empty refrigerator save for eggs, scallions and some sad sage, and ends up showing us an amazing recipe and technique for Olive Oil Fried Eggs with Scallions, Sage and Turkish Red Pepper.
Melissa comes home to an empty refrigerator save for eggs, scallions and sad sage, and ends up showing us an amazing fried egg recipe and technique!
Food writer Adeena Sussman uses her passion for border-crossing ingredients to put a personal touch on Israeli cuisine.
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.