JOANNE WEIR GETS FRESH carries forward the success of Joanne Weir's previous series with 15 brand-new half-hours featuring the award-winning and internationally admired cooking teacher, author, restaurateur and television personality. Joanne Weir uses her vast culinary experience and relaxed, down-to-earth approach to help viewers create healthy meals while highlighting the unique and vibrant flavors of fresh ingredients. JOANNE WEIR GETS FRESH follows Joanne as she forages at farms, ranches, farmers' markets, artisan butcher shops and local grocery stores to gather the best ingredients. Back in her home kitchen, Joanne teaches her students how to transform these ingredients into delicious, seasonal creations. Joanne's reflections and practical insights - often humorous, sometimes personal - inspire viewers to create and improvise meals from a wealth of fresh, market ingredients.

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Fresh Bread

One of Joanne's favorite simple pleasures in life is toasted bread and melted cheese. In this episode entirely dedicated to bread and sandwiches, Joanne treats viewers to a trip to Della Fattoria bakery in Petaluma, and teaches her student how to make a Piadina Salmon Melt and a "Not Your Mother's Grilled Cheese" Sandwich. Recipes: Piadina Salmon Melt, Not Your Mother's Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Pullman Bread. Student: Lila Hood.

  • 2019-06-19T04:00:00-07:00
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Fresh Beans

Joanne's mother passed down her passion of beans to her, so in this episode Joanne will take us to one of her favorite farms to pick some fresh beans. She'll also travel to an Alaskan Salmon hatchery, and then show her student how to prepare a Succotash and Maple-Mustard Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon dish. Recipes: Sweet Corn and Shell Bean Succotash, Cedar Plank Salmon with Maple-Mustard Glaze. Student: Elizabeth "Libby" Batzel

  • 2019-06-26T04:00:00-07:00
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Slow Food

Joanne slows things down and shows us how to get two courses out of one slow cooked meal. After visiting a unique butcher shop that uses the whole animal, she'll teach her student how to braise a chuck roast with tomatoes and red wine - perfect Italian comfort food, slow and fresh. Recipes: Braised Beef Served in 2 Courses: Ragu with Pasta and Sliced Roast Beef; Long Braised Green Beans with Tomatoes Student: Geoff Rubendall.

  • 2019-07-03T04:00:00-07:00
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Summer Squash

In this special episode, Joanne takes us on a visit to her longtime friend and mentor Alice Water's Edible Schoolyard Project. We'll see what kind of work Alice is doing to give back to children, along with learning alongside Joanne's student how to make a fresh Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms and Halibut Skewers with Pistachio-Mint Salsa. Recipes: Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms, Grilled Halibut with Squash Ribbons, Pistachio-mint Salsa Student: Ali Levesque.

  • 2019-07-10T04:00:00-07:00
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Tomatoes

If Joanne had to pick one fruit or vegetable to be best friends with, it would be a simple, fresh tomato. Join her as she travels to Dirty Girl Produce farms and makes Fried Green Tomatoes and Bloody Marys with her student. Recipes: Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Tomato Mayonnaise, Bloody Maria with Fresh-pressed Tomato Juice and Muddled Serrano Student: Charles Baldwin.

  • 2019-07-17T04:00:00-07:00
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