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Sara's Weeknight Meals

Sara's Weeknight Meals

Renowned chef, television personality, magazine editor and cookbook author Sara Moulton brings her signature warmth and informative style back to public television in her new series, SARA'S WEEKNIGHT MEALS. Based on her book, Sara's Secrets for Weeknight Meals, Sara and her celebrity-chef friends share their ideas for flavorful, healthy meals with minimal fuss. Twenty fast-paced and engaging episodes feature quick, delicious and routine-breaking entrees designed to inspire and empower home cooks. Episodes include: "Breakfast for Dinner," "Soup for Supper" and "The Substantial Sandwich."

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Sometimes the fastest route to dinner is to saute or quick fry a piece of meat or fish. Sara shows the proper technique and then some quick, mix-and-match ways to change it up. First, Pork Saute with a choice of two sauces, then Spicy Blackened Fish with a homemade Creole rub.

California is farming country, and on this episode Sara visits a young farmer who documents his farming life on the vlog, ricefarmingtv.com. Sara then meets a local sushi chef and learns how to make a California roll, and inside out cucumber rolls, and a totally unique sushi burger. In San Francisco, Sara cooks peppery vegetarian rice with wok specialist Grace Young.

A thoughtful gift you make yourself speaks volumes, and food is the present everyone loves! Sara releases your creative spirit by teaching how to make Homemade Marshmallows with a Hot Chocolate Mix. For the wine enthusiast, her Homemade Cheese Crackers pair beautifully with some cheese and wine. Peppermint Bark looks very expensive but couldn't be easier to make. As an added bonus, we'll have creative packaging ideas that will make your gifts everyone's favorites.

To visit the Amalfi Coast is to taste lemons in every form, so what better place to visit than a lemon farm in Sorrento. With a local culinary tour guide, Sara makes the Italian lemon aperitif limoncello, a local farm cheese called caciotta (with lemon), and then an Italian grandmother teaches Sara how to make a homemade lemon pasta.

America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers.

Asian immigrants of all kinds have come to America and adapted their cuisine to ours in fascinating ways. Vietnamese immigrant and Top Chef Winner Hung Huynh is an expert in cooking seafood, and he shows Sara how easy it is to prepare whole branzino. Sara also visits another group of Vietnamese immigrants in Houston, who adapted Cajun foods to their Vietnamese cuisine with fiery results. Back in the kitchen, Sara adapts traditional Korean bimbimbap recipe to create her own Asian grain bowl, using ancient grains instead of rice.

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