chef's life
Obviously, It's Pecans

Sat, Nov 23 7:00 A.M. NH CREATE      

It's November, y'all, and that means it's busy at Chef and the Farmer. Vivian is feeling the stress of running the restaurant after suspending her sous chef and preparing for her own Thanksgiving feast. She and Ms. Scarlett head to Ms. Scarlett's family farm where they source their pecans and have a run-in with Uncle Dwight's wild boar. On Thanksgiving, dozens of people assemble in Ben and Vivian's Deep Run home. The only thing missing is the Thanksgiving turkey. As Ben puts it, "Sometimes you eat the turkey. Sometimes the turkey eats you. "

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 208

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Sat, Nov 23 7:00 A.M. obviously, it's pecans     NH CREATE
Sat, Nov 23 7:00 P.M. obviously, it's pecans     NH CREATE
Sun, Nov 24 1:00 P.M. obviously, it's pecans     NH CREATE

About Chef's Life:

A Chef's Life is a new food/reality series featuring Chef Vivian Howard.

Vivian was making a name for herself in New York City, when her father, a hog farmer, offered to get her started in her own restaurant.

The catch? It would be located in her home town, a place she swore she would never return --- the Deep South.

The series plunges audiences into the kitchen of the restaurant Chef and The Farmer, a highbrow restaurant located in Kinston, NC, one of the most impoverished communities in the U.S.

When Vivian arrives home, she begs local farmers to grow fennel, lemongrass and Jerusalem artichokes --- none of which are native to the region.

Soon, she realizes that the cooking techniques she learned in New York could be applied to her "grandmother's ingredients," the bounty grown by local farmers.

Vivian's recipes are exquisitely assembled to bring out the best in the locally grown fresh ingredients.

This is real "southern cooking," anyone can implement into their own lives.

Six years in, Vivian has become a pillar in this small community, with the restaurant winning accolades across the country.

As the series opens, she and her husband Ben are juggling the business and raising twins, when a devastating kitchen fire destroys the restaurant overnight.

What happens next is a true testament to Southern grit.


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Future Broadcast times for "Chef's Life": (show all)

Thu, Oct 17 8:30 A.M. Eggs A Dozen Ways     NH EXPLORE
Fri, Oct 18 8:30 A.M. Eggs Two Dozen Ways     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Oct 21 8:30 A.M. Stop, Squash and Roll     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Oct 22 8:30 A.M. Pretty In Peach     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Oct 23 8:30 A.M. Gettin' Figgy with It     NH EXPLORE
Thu, Oct 24 8:30 A.M. Pickle Perfect     NH EXPLORE
Fri, Oct 25 8:30 A.M. Prickly Business     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Oct 28 8:30 A.M. If You Can't Beet Em....     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Oct 29 8:30 A.M. A Casserole Says Plenty     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Oct 30 8:30 A.M. Honey, I'm Home!     NH EXPLORE
Thu, Oct 31 8:30 A.M. They Call 'em 'bagas     NH EXPLORE
Fri, Nov 1 8:30 A.M. Gone Clamming, Part I     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Nov 4 8:30 A.M. Gone Clamming, Part II     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Nov 5 8:30 A.M. What's Your Beef?     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Nov 6 8:30 A.M. One Potato, New Potato     NH EXPLORE


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