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Pati's Mexican Table

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Pati is a busy mom on the go. If you're a mom that likes to cook for your family AND take your kids to school, practice and everywhere else, you need a few quick and easy meals in your arsenal. Pati's oldest sister, Karen, shares a few tips as they visit her favorite restaurant in Mexico City. Then back at home, Pati shows us some of her go-to weekly dishes. Recipe 1: Tortilla Soup; Recipe 2: Tuna Casserole; Recipe 3: Triply Limey Pound Cake; Recipe 4: Papaya Relish.

Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offers tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes. Recipes will include: Salsa Verde with Avocado and Queso Fresco; Chicken in a Tomatillo, Chipotle and Brown Sugar Sauce; Tomatillo and Lime Jam.

Pati heads to the coastal city of Champoton, located an hour south of Campeche. She meets her friend Chachi at the local market to gather groceries for a family dinner at Hacienda Niop. After tasting their way through the market, they head to the hacienda to prepare the area's prized dishes Pollo Pibil, a gigantic tamale cooked underground and pan de cazon, a local version of lasagna made with shark, beans, and spicy tomato sauce.

The Yucatan Peninsula is known for its vast jungles, underground cenotes, pristine beaches, ancient architecture and sensational food. With the help of local friends and chefs, Pedro Evia and David Cetina, Pati gets an inside look at Merida, the capital of Yucatan. Pati explores the forefronts of molecular gastronomy, botanas "bar snacks" like chaya empanadas filled with gooey Edam cheese at a cantina, family classics like mondongo stew at the market, and even foreign influences like Kibi. One thing is for sure, Merida is a food-lovers city.

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Fri Nov 29th, 9:00pm
Sat Nov 30th, 3:00am
Mon Dec 30th, 9:00pm
Tue Dec 31st, 3:00am

Pati's passion for travel doesn't stop with Mexico, she also has a soft spot for her travels in the USA. She'll put her Mexican spin on some regional American favorites to surprise her three sons.

Pati's family is the perfect example of cultures colliding - Mexican and American. The happy result is the creation of unique and tasty recipes in the kitchen on a daily basis. In this episode, Pati dives deep into the blending of these cultures and comes up with some classic American recipes with a delicious Mexican twist. Of course, the meeting of Mexican and American cultures is happening in small towns and big cities all over America, too! Pati will also take us to a local restaurant where she'll get the story, and taste the results of, their unique Mex-American story.

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