• A Chef's Life -- S4: How to Temper
    S4: How to Temper
    Temporing involves adding hot liquid to eggs without scrambling them.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S4: How to Blanch and Shock
    S4: How to Blanch and Shock
    Learn why this simple technique is a great preliminary step for many vegetables.
    0:01:01
  • A Chef's Life -- S4: How to Quick Pickle
    S4: How to Quick Pickle
    You can pickle at home without any mason jars. Its easy!
    0:01:01
  • A Chef's Life -- S4: How to Purée
    S4: How to Purée
    Puréed foods are smooth and add a richness to a dish. Learn how to get them ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S4: How to Steep
    S4: How to Steep
    Steeping isn't just for tea. Learn how to add this technique into your cooking ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep12: Hamburger Steak with Red Pea  and Onion Gravy
    S3 Ep12: Hamburger Steak with Red Pea ...
    Vivian recreates the classic hamburger steak for the Chef and the Farmer.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep11: Waffle House Smackdown
    S3 Ep11: Waffle House Smackdown
    Go behind-the-scenes of this popular event with Vivian, who was a judge in 2015.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep10: Frank Lee's Clam Hash
    S3 Ep10: Frank Lee's Clam Hash
    Vivian learns a new way to open clams and gets an introduction to a Gullah ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep9: Stewed Rutabagas
    S3 Ep9: Stewed Rutabagas
    Vivian and Warren join Miss Lillie to for dinner featuring her stewed rutabagas.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep8: Sticky Honey Peanut Cake
    S3 Ep8: Sticky Honey Peanut Cake
    Vivian and Ben visit Scratch Bakery to sample their honey dessert cake.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep7: Beef and Cabbage Casserole
    S3 Ep7: Beef and Cabbage Casserole
    Vivian rediscovers her favorite church casserole dish from her childhood. Watch ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep6: Pickled Beets
    S3 Ep6: Pickled Beets
    Vivian learns the secret behind the best pickled beets she's ever tasted.
  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep5: Tempura Fried Okra with Ranch Ice Cream
    S3 Ep5: Tempura Fried Okra with Ranch ...
    Vivian attempts a dish that will turn okra haters into okra "orderers."
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep4: Chicken Salad with "Big N" Sylvester's Sour Pickles
    S3 Ep4: Chicken Salad with "Big N" ...
    In this scene from the "Perfect Pickle" episode, Vivian learns the secret to her ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep3: Rose's Brown Turkey Fig Preserves
    S3 Ep3: Rose's Brown Turkey Fig ...
    Vivian learns the secret to fig preserves, the crown jewel of preserves, from ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep2: Grandma Hill's Canned Peaches
    S3 Ep2: Grandma Hill's Canned Peaches
    Vivian and Mrs. Scarlett use a family technique to can peaches for use in colder ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S3 Ep1: Old School Squash and Onions (with Bacon)
    S3 Ep1: Old School Squash and Onions ...
    Vivian demonstrates her mother's classic recipe for squash and onions.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S2 Ep12: Compound Ramp Butter for Steak and Baked Potato
    S2 Ep12: Compound Ramp Butter for Steak ...
    Vivian celebrates the return of Spring and ramps with a compound butter.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S2 Ep11: Charlotte's Fried Chicken with Banana Sandwiches
    S2 Ep11: Charlotte's Fried Chicken with ...
    Vivian meets with an old family friend to learn the secret to a Southern fried ...
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  • A Chef's Life -- S2 Ep10: Mom's Run-Up Turnip Salad with Sausage
    S2 Ep10: Mom's Run-Up Turnip Salad with ...
    Watch Vivian prepare this traditional Southern dish with her mother.
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  • A Chef's Life -- S2 Ep9: Turnips
    S2 Ep9: Turnips
    Warren and Lilly show Vivian how to cook the tender, silky Hakurei turnip.
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