A food/reality series featuring Chef Vivian Howard located in her home town, a place she swore she would never return - the Deep South.
Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea #101
Chef Vivian and her husband, Ben, leave New York to open a restaurant in her small North Carolina hometown. She revisits the Southern tradition of "putting up" corn and makes smoked corn relish.
- KET Sunday, August 3 at 10:00 am EDT
Strawberry Stay at Home #102
Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the backdrop of the Southern harbinger of spring, the strawberry. Chef Vivian develops a recipe for coconut cornbread strawberry shortcake with basil whipped cream.
- KET Sunday, August 10 at 10:00 am EDT
Pimp My Grits #103
The restaurant gears up for a practice service when the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time - but nothing is going as planned.
- KET Sunday, August 17 at 10:00 am EDT
Cracklin' Kitchen #104
Vivian christens the restaurant's new "whole animal, no waste" program with two little pigs from Warren Brothers' farm. She demonstrates how to make sweet potatoes with cracklins.
- KET Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 am EDT
Tomatoes....You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey #105
Mary Vaughn shows Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon at the restaurant.
- KET Sunday, August 31 at 10:00 am EDT