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The Mind of a Chef

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The Mind of a Chef: Restaurateur Air date: 12-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365139347/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Chef Bloomfield wrestles with the questions every aspiring new or expanding veteran chef has to confront. April and her business partner, Ken Friedman, explore the challenges of opening their first out-of-state venture in San Francisco: Tosca. April is inspired by a local morning bun, and she’s... /episodes/get/11122 /episode/11122 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Restaurateur /episode-player/11122
The Mind of a Chef: Leftovers Air date: 12-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133708/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode aims to prove that nasty bits have been given a bad rap and deserve to be on the kitchen table along with meatloaf and mashed potatoes. In the kitchen, April cooks faggots, bubble and squeak and pig parts; Fergus Henderson works his offal magic on kidneys. /episodes/get/11040 /episode/11040 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Leftovers /episode-player/11040
The Mind of a Chef: Farmer Air date: 12-14-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133664/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false April travels four hours outside London to Cornwall to visit and cook with farmer and chef Tom Adams on his farm. Tom raises the cute, furry and delicious mangalitsa pigs. April and Tom butcher and cook the entire pig piece by piece — loin, shoulder, belly and head. /episodes/get/11041 /episode/11041 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Farmer /episode-player/11041
The Mind of a Chef: British Classics Air date: 12-14-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365133551/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bangers and mash, fish’n’chips, and pies and more pies … these are some of the signature dishes of UK cuisine. In this episode, April and friends prepare their versions of the classics. April eats on the streets of London, and April and Fergus Henderson visit a classic London pie shop. /episodes/get/11042 /episode/11042 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: British Classics /episode-player/11042
The Mind of a Chef: Italian Air date: 12-07-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126368/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false April explores her deep love for Italian cuisine and its influence on her cooking. She visits Marcella Hazan and cooks a dish that reinvigorated her love of cooking. Chef Ruth Rogers makes walnut tagliatelle; in San Francisco Chef Mike Tusk makes extruded pasta; and April makes her famous gnudi. /episodes/get/10863 /episode/10863 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Italian /episode-player/10863
The Mind of a Chef: Curry Air date: 12-07-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126270/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode, April explores curry, the originals as well as England’s versions of this historic cuisine. Legendary cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey takes April to her favorite curry spot in New York City, then cooks. In London, April hangs with her chef friend Stevie Perle and makes and eats... /episodes/get/10855 /episode/10855 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Curry /episode-player/10855
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The Mind of a Chef: Southerners
THE MIND OF A CHEF combines travel, cooking, history, science, and humor into an unforgettable journey. In this episode, Chef Sean Brock explores a few of the unique regional cuisines in the South.
Air date: 09/08/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365074520/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false THE MIND OF A CHEF combines travel, cooking, history, science, and humor into an unforgettable journey. In this episode, Chef Sean Brock explores a few of the unique regional cuisines in the South. /episodes/get/10194 /episode/10194 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Southerners /episode-player/10194
The Mind of a Chef: Seeds
It all began when Sean Brock went looking for Jimmy red corn. That simple journey turned into a lifetime of searching, archiving and reviving lost crops of the South. His partners in crime are legendary owner and operator of Anson Mills, Glen Roberts, and University of South Carolina professor...
Air date: 09/13/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365074875/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It all began when Sean Brock went looking for Jimmy red corn. That simple journey turned into a lifetime of searching, archiving and reviving lost crops of the South. His partners in crime are legendary owner and operator of Anson Mills, Glen Roberts, and University of South Carolina professor... /episodes/get/10191 /episode/10191 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Seeds /episode-player/10191
The Mind of a Chef: Rice
This episode is all about rice and its essential role in Southern cuisine. Sean visits Anson Mills, where he and Glenn Roberts prepare an Appalachian classic, pilaf. In Louisiana, Chef Donald Link makes jambalaya, and in Nashville, Sean makes Hoppin? John fritters. In Senegal, Chef Fati Ly makes...
Air date: 11/09/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365082705/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode is all about rice and its essential role in Southern cuisine. Sean visits Anson Mills, where he and Glenn Roberts prepare an Appalachian classic, pilaf. In Louisiana, Chef Donald Link makes jambalaya, and in Nashville, Sean makes Hoppin? John fritters. In Senegal, Chef Fati Ly makes... /episodes/get/10395 /episode/10395 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Rice /episode-player/10395
The Mind of a Chef: Louisiana
This episode focuses on the heavy influence of Louisiana cuisine on Sean. Historian and food writer John T Edge of the Southern Food Alliance takes Sean to his ?favorite place on Earth,? Middendorf?s Restaurant, where cooks create a catfish chip. In the kitchen, Sean makes jambalaya and his version...
Air date: 11/09/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365095365/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode focuses on the heavy influence of Louisiana cuisine on Sean. Historian and food writer John T Edge of the Southern Food Alliance takes Sean to his ?favorite place on Earth,? Middendorf?s Restaurant, where cooks create a catfish chip. In the kitchen, Sean makes jambalaya and his version... /episodes/get/10555 /episode/10555 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Louisiana /episode-player/10555
The Mind of a Chef: Preserve
Sean often describes how his family ate growing up this way: ?If we were eating, we were eating food from the garden or the basement ? it?s a way of life.? In this episode, Sean shows us what it means to be eating from the basement by exploring the preservation techniques that are critical...
Air date: 11/16/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365092640/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sean often describes how his family ate growing up this way: ?If we were eating, we were eating food from the garden or the basement ? it?s a way of life.? In this episode, Sean shows us what it means to be eating from the basement by exploring the preservation techniques that are critical... /episodes/get/10675 /episode/10675 The Mind of a Chef: The Mind of a Chef: Preserve /episode-player/10675
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