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From ramen to rotting bananas, from Copenhagen to Kentucky, from pork buns to golf clubs, this series unlocks the potential of food, travel, and the mind.

TV Schedule

Smoke #115 [TV-PG]
David Chang profiles regional BBQ in North Carolina, Texas, and Kansas City and the other-worldly smoky bacon from Allen Benton in Tennessee.

  • KET2 Monday, April 20 at 1:30 pm EDT

Kentucky Programming Kentucky #305 [TV-PG]
The Bluegrass State offers so much more than just mint juleps and the Kentucky Derby, with a rich culinary history that rivals that of America's more well-known food destinations. A few ingredients come to Ed's mind when he thinks about his adopted state: country ham, sorghum and smoke. Ed visits Nancy Newsom, still making her family's ham with their century-old recipe, with Southern food historian and Atlanta chef Linton Hopkins. Then it's off to Owensboro with homegrown chef (and local celebrity) Ouita Michel, to make a dish featuring two more local ingredients: smoke and spoonbill caviar. Yes, caviar from Kentucky. And finally, Ed places Kentucky's most prized crop - sorghum - on a pedestal and creates a decadent ice cream with the viscous, sweet, earthy amber syrup.

  • KETKY Saturday, April 25 at 12:30 am EDT

Buddies #116 [TV-PG]
David Chang cooks with his friends Peter Meehan in Japan, Laurent Gras, Sat Bains, and Rene Redzepi in Copenhagen.

  • KET2 Monday, April 27 at 1:30 pm EDT

Southerners #201 [TV-PG]
Chef Ed Lee cooks a dish using the Kentucky holy trinity: bourbon, sorghum, and country ham. Okra and grits, tamales, buttermilk pie, and more Southern foods are explored.

  • KET2 Monday, May 4 at 1:30 pm EDT

Seeds #202 [TV-PG]
Sean Brock visits Anson Mills to hand-quern Jimmy Red Corn, explore fire threshing, and cook Hominy.

  • KET2 Monday, May 11 at 1:30 pm EDT

Rice #203 [TV-PG]
Sean Brock explores rice and its essential role in Southern cuisine. He makes Jambalaya, pilaf, and other rice dishes.

  • KET2 Monday, May 18 at 1:30 pm EDT

Louisiana #204 [TV-PG]
Sean Brock explores Louisiana cuisine and prepares the Catfish Chip, Jambalaya, and a frog dish.

  • KET2 Monday, May 25 at 1:30 pm EDT

Preserve #205 [TV-PG]
Sean explores the preservation techniques of drying, salt curing, canning, fermentation, and jamming.

  • KET2 Monday, June 1 at 1:30 pm EDT

Roots #206 [TV-PG]
Sean Brock prepares a typical Korean meal with his mom. Louisville Chef Ed Lee makes chicken dumplings.

  • KET2 Monday, June 8 at 1:30 pm EDT

Low Country BBQ #207 [TV-PG]
Sean Brock showcases the food of Charleston by preparing an epic outdoor feast on his friend's farm.

  • KET2 Monday, June 15 at 1:30 pm EDT

Senegal #208 [TV-PG]
Chef Sean Brock travels to Senegal to explore the markets of Dakar and cook Dakar pea fritters.

  • KET2 Monday, June 22 at 1:30 pm EDT

London #209 [TV-PG]
April Bloomfield cooks walnut tagliatelle, makes a rabbit pie, and heads to the pub for scotch eggs.

  • KET2 Monday, June 29 at 1:30 pm EDT

Documentation #315 [TV-PG]
Chef Nilsson's motivation for documenting and researching Nordic cultures is examined.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 4 at 12:30 am EDT

Sea/Salt #210 [TV-PG]
April goes clamming and makes clam chowder and Carte da Musica with Bottarga and Chili.

  • KET2 Monday, July 6 at 1:30 pm EDT

Faviken #316 [TV-PG]
Chef Magnus Nilsson prepares for a night of service at one of world's most interesting restaurants.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 11 at 12:30 am EDT

Curry #211 [TV-PG]
April explores the original versions of Curry and her homeland's take on this historic cuisine.

  • KET2 Monday, July 13 at 1:30 pm EDT

Italian #212 [TV-PG]
April explores her deep love for Italian cuisine and its influence on her cooking. She walnut tagliatelle and her famous gnudi.

  • KET2 Monday, July 20 at 1:30 pm EDT

British Classics #213 [TV-PG]
April and her friends prepare their versions of bangers and mash, fish and chips, and pies.

  • KET2 Monday, July 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT

Farmer #214 [TV-PG]
April travels from London to Cornwall to visit and cook with farmer and chef Tom Adams on his farm.

  • KET2 Monday, August 3, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT

Leftovers #215 [TV-PG]
April cooks faggots, Bubble and Squeak, and pig parts. Fergus Henderson works his magic on kidneys.

  • KET2 Monday, August 10, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT

Restaurateur #216 [TV-PG]
April explores the challenges of opening her first out-of-state venture in San Francisco: Tosca.

  • KET2 Monday, August 17, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT
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