sarah's weeknight meals

Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs

Sara is all about empowering women in the kitchen, whether it's at home or in a restaurant. In this show she visits two up and coming female chefs who are changing their worlds. First, Mashama Baily of Savannah's The Grey, a hot new restaurant in that city's former Greyhound Station. They cook together, and Mashama takes Sara on a cook's tour of Savannah. Back in Sara's kitchen, Amanda Cohen of New York's Dirt Candy stops by to cook her zucchini and Pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce. On the side, her Kentucky lemonade spiked with a good dose of bourbon and beet juice for color. Recipes: Zucchini and pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce; Kentucky lemonade.

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Amalfi Lemons

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.

  • 2018-09-18T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Costa Brava Tapas

The fairy tale village of Madremanya north of Barcelona is the place for making the most Spanish of foods, the small bites called tapas. Sara joins home cook and innkeeper Juame Vidal to make his Catalonian versions of classic tapas like meatballs with peas and cuttlefish, tomato toast and the potato omelet called tortilla Espanola.

  • 2018-09-25T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Paella In Spain

If you love Paella, the area around Valencia, Spain is the place to go. Every local has a proudly held secret recipe. Sara joins local chef Franck Garanger for a market tour to gather ingredients for very special paella, cooked the traditional way, outside in the open air.

  • 2018-10-02T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Sabor Puerto Rico

Home cooking of Puerto Rico is the focus of this episode. Sara welcomes a Puerto Rican fan from Virginia into her kitchen to make arroz con gandules. Then, Sara makes a sandwich version of a Puerto Rican classic, picadillo, and offers tips on making a salad in a jar to take to work. On 'Ask Sara', it's the best way to cut cherry tomatoes.

  • 2018-10-09T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Mid-East Eats

The clean eating of the Middle East is on display when Sara visits Israeli-American chef Einat Admony to make her signature casserole, sinaya. Sara also contributes her own baked chicken thighs with artichokes and lemon pickles.

  • 2018-10-16T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD