PAllenSmithGardentoTable

There's More Than Meets The Arc

Allen is in St. Louis, Missouri where he visits Schlayfly Bottleworks, a local brewery and restaurant that grows and serves fresh vegetables from their garden. Also in St. Louis, the chef at Five Bistro shares a special recipe and Allen makes the famous gooey butter cake, a little far-fetched from homegrown BUT, a true St. Louis experience.

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Autumn Enchantment

With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes.

  • 2017-12-18T02:00:00-08:00
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A Feast for the Season

Allen is getting ready for a feast at the farm! But he wants to spend time with his guests. In this episode, he shows viewers how to prepare some recipes in advance so there is more time with family and friends. Plus, Chef Capi Peck prepares a delicious Butternut Squash Gratin and Allen shares tips on how to decorate an elegant table without going overboard.

  • 2017-12-19T02:00:00-08:00
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Festive Entertaining

The holiday season is here and Allen is getting ready by preparing a few unique recipes for the big day. He also shows us how to create a very festive dinner table.

  • 2017-12-20T02:00:00-08:00
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Celebrating New Beginnings

Allen shows viewers it's never too late to eat healthy and delicious with homegrown food. He'll show us how to start tomato plants early, share tips on growing sweet peas and prepare delicious and healthy recipes. For dessert, Allen makes super soy cookies!

  • 2017-12-21T02:00:00-08:00
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Reservations for Two

Most cookbook recipes have serving sizes for four or more people. But there are a lot of two-family households out there. Allen shares tips on downsizing a recipe to serve two and also advises about gardening for two. Plus, we'll learn how to prepare a couple of tasty dishes for a romantic dinner.

  • 2017-12-22T02:00:00-08:00
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Bunches of Blueberries

This episode of P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table is all about blueberries. Allen goes to Oregon to sample several delicious blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries. Back at the farm, he makes his homemade blueberry muffins. Allen shows how use blueberries as an ornamental plant when he to puts together a "deckscape with a blueberry theme.

  • 2017-12-26T02:00:00-08:00
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Tomato Festival

P. Allen Smith is having a Tomato Festival in the garden! At the height of tomato season, Chef Josh Smith who makes a delicious tomato gazpacho and explains how to properly cook heritage poultry joins Allen. There's also a tomato tasting happening in Allen's one-acre vegetable garden where guests sample heirloom tomatoes and vote on their favorite. Allen decorates the tables for this festival using you guessed it, tomatoes!



  • 2017-12-27T02:00:00-08:00
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Orchard Fruit

P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm.



  • 2017-12-28T02:00:00-08:00
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Harvest Festival

  • 2017-12-29T02:00:00-08:00
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'Egg'Cellent!

In this episode, P. Allen Smith showcases the egg. Allen visits chef Patrick Herron to learn about duck eggs and make some incredible desserts. Plus, we learn about a rare breed of heritage ducks called Aylesburys and what's being done to protect them. Allen also gets to crack the mystery behind the amazing chemistry involved while cooking with eggs. Finally, Allen shares some delicious recipes including a red pepper frittata.



  • 2018-01-01T02:00:00-08:00
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Salad Greens

P. Allen Smith demonstrates the ease of growing your own salad greens. This episode explores the vocabulary and range of "greens." Allen steps into the garden and shows off some of his favorites. Plus, learn how to make an appetizing Nicoise salad for your next dinner party.

  • 2018-01-02T02:00:00-08:00
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Backyard Farming

In this GARDEN TO TABLE episode, P. Allen Smith shows how you can take even the smallest outdoor spaces and turn them into your own mini-farm. Allen demonstrates how to use straw bales to create raised beds. And if you love honey, find out how to maintain a beehive right in your own back yard!



  • 2018-01-03T02:00:00-08:00
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The Emergence of Spring

In this GARDEN TO TABLE episode, P. Allen Smith picks dandelions - not to make wishes but to create a salad! Allen also steps into the garden to plant asparagus. Plus, Allen makes an amazing tablescape using daffodils.

  • 2018-01-04T02:00:00-08:00
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The Joy of Canning

P. Allen Smith invites Aunt Genny over to learn her secrets of canning. Allen also shares with us how he makes one of his favorite marmalades using mandarin oranges, and then puts it to use making a delightful cake. Finally, Allen takes a tour of an old-fashioned canning company.

  • 2018-01-08T02:00:00-08:00
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Cooking for Old-Fashioned Flavor

Step back in time in this episode of P. ALLEN SMITH'S GARDEN TO TABLE. Allen visits an 18th-century cooking expert and learns how to use the tools of the trade. Allen also cooks up his great grandmother's a blackberry jam cake and an amazing buttermilk pie recipe from a 1923 handwritten note.



  • 2018-01-09T02:00:00-08:00
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Amber Waves of Grain

P. Allen Smith visits with a neighboring wheat farmer and talks about what it takes to grow hundreds of acres of grain. Allen also visits the rice capital of the world in Stuttgart, Arkansas during one of its busiest times of the year. Allen also shows us how to put grains to use in the kitchen with a couple of his favorite recipes.

  • 2018-01-10T02:00:00-08:00
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