sarah's weeknight meals

Soul of the South

Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen. Then she travels to Boone Plantation to learn how African American cooks have shaped Southern cooking since the days of slavery. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. Recipes: Martha Lou's southern fried chicken; Red beans and rice soup.

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Pasta in a Pan

Two of our favorite things come together in this episode: pasta and one-pan meals. First, slow cooking expert Michele Scicolone shows how to make a delicious pork ragu with broken lasagna in the slow cooker. Then Sara makes a pear couscous with shellfish, and explains what pans are essential to stock a kitchen. Recipes: Pork ragu with broken lasagna; Pearl couscous with shellfish.

  • 2019-03-26T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Leftovers: Use It Or Lose It

Leftovers are a blessing, not a curse, when Sara transforms them with these simple recipes. Leftover spaghetti gets a delicious new life with bacon, eggs and breadcrumbs. Yesterday's roast chicken becomes today's comforting tomato chicken and tortilla Soup. Yum. Recipes: Spaghetti with bacon, eggs and toasted crumbs; Tomato chicken and tortilla soup.

  • 2019-04-02T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD