Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh

Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh

Laura McIntosh introduces fresh recipe ideas from today's most innovative chefs, combined with farm-fresh food. She takes viewers out to the farms that produce the most abundant and delicious crops.

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26:46 | #208 | TV-G

Through his innovation, Dan Van Groningen has expanded how watermelons are brought to market.


26:28 | #207 | TV-G

Laura travels to Castroville, California, "The Artichoke Capital of the World." She explores the history of fresh artichokes and the Italian heritage that brought them west.

Farm Fresh Herbs and Tomatoes

26:28 | #206 | TV-G

Laura meets second-generation farmer Nathan Peistos who is also the a chef of Farmhouse restaurant in Los Angeles, California.

Full of Fresh

26:31 | #205 | TV-G

Laura experiences the true meaning of locally sourced from Chef Andrew Sutton of Napa Rose.


26:27 | #204 | TV-G

Laura heads to Gilroy, California to explore the history of one of the oldest garlic farm families. Laura showcases the newest trend, "Guam style" cuisine with Chef Shawn Naputi from Prubechu in San Francisco.

Brussels Sprouts

26:14 | #203 | TV-G

Laura travels to Monterey, California to see just how fresh Brussels sprouts are grown year-round.

Sweet Potatoes

26:25 | #202 | TV-G

Laura visits one of the largest organic sweet potato growers in America in Livingston, California.

Leafy Greens

26:32 | #201 | TV-G

Laura heads to Salinas, California to meet the farmers behind leafy greens and meets Nick Fanoe.


26:46 | #113 | TV-G

Chef Josh Thomsen prepares a roasted pheasant dish, beef short ribs, brussel sprouts with oyster mushrooms & pancetta, and potato latkes.

Fresh from Mexico

26:46 | #112 | TV-G

Laura and Chef Carolen Barrett visit Mexico to uncover a taste of the culture, adventure, and food.

Garden Fresh Dishes

26:46 | #111 | TV-G

Laura visits the beautiful Napa Valley and creates delicious recipes with Chef Scott Samuel.

Fresh Lemon Recipes

26:46 | #110 | TV-G

Laura visits a lush lemon grove and Chef Jason Collis presents four recipes that feature lemons.

Fresh Heirloom Tomatoes

26:46 | #109 | TV-G

Laura and Chef Michael Chiarello cook with fresh heirloom tomatoes at Connolly Ranch in Napa.


26:46 | #108 | TV-G

Laura visits the Gravenstein apple harvest and Chef Dale Ray prepares his Garden Winter Squash Soup.

Italian-Inspired Recipes

26:46 | #107 | TV-G

Laura travels to New Orleans to catch up with two hot chefs, John Best and Alon Shaya.

Fresh Cherry Recipes

26:46 | #106 | TV-G

Executive Chef Patrick Mulvaney shares exciting and easy recipes using fresh cherries.

Southern Inspired Recipes

26:47 | #105 | TV-G

Laura invites Chef Dean Dupuis to the Central Valley to show off deep southern flair. She prepares a collard green relish that is ready to add a southern inspiration to any recipe.


26:46 | #104 | TV-G

Laura discovers how raisins are cultivated and cooked and uses the ingredient to make sweet treats.

Fresh from Boston

26:46 | #103 | TV-G

Laura takes a trip to Boston, visits Chef Frank McClelland's farm and makes a cranberry mignonette.

Fresh Fig Recipes

26:47 | #102 | TV-G

Laura visits a fig farmer and creates prosciutto wrapped figs with gorgonzola, walnuts and honey.

Seafood from the Gulf

26:46 | #101 | TV-G

Laura catches a feast from the Gulf and Louisiana Chef John Folse shows her how to cook it.

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