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A Chef's Life

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Hamburger Steak with Red Pea  and Onion Gravy

A Chef's Life

Hamburger Steak with Red Pea and Onion Gravy

Vivian recreates the classic hamburger steak for the Chef and the Farmer.

2:45

Hamburger Steak with Red Pea and Onion Gravy

2:45

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Waffle House Smackdown

A Chef's Life

Waffle House Smackdown

Go behind-the-scenes of this popular event with Vivian, who was a judge in 2015.

3:00

Waffle House Smackdown

3:00

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Frank Lee's Clam Hash

A Chef's Life

Frank Lee's Clam Hash

Vivian learns a new way to open clams and gets an introduction to a Gullah favorite.

5:00

Frank Lee's Clam Hash

5:00

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Stewed Rutabagas

A Chef's Life

Stewed Rutabagas

Vivian and Warren join Miss Lillie to for dinner featuring her stewed rutabagas.

4:04

Stewed Rutabagas

4:04

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Sticky Honey Peanut Cake

A Chef's Life

Sticky Honey Peanut Cake

Vivian and Ben visit Scratch Bakery to sample their honey dessert cake.

1:19

Sticky Honey Peanut Cake

1:19

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Beef and Cabbage Casserole

A Chef's Life

Beef and Cabbage Casserole

Vivian rediscovers her favorite church casserole dish from her childhood.

3:32

Beef and Cabbage Casserole

3:32

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Pickled Beets

A Chef's Life

Pickled Beets

Vivian learns the secret behind the best pickled beets she's ever tasted.

Pickled Beets

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Tempura Fried Okra with Ranch Ice Cream

A Chef's Life

Tempura Fried Okra with Ranch Ice Cream

Vivian attempts a dish that will turn okra haters into okra "orderers."

1:57

Tempura Fried Okra with Ranch Ice Cream

1:57

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Chicken Salad with "Big N" Sylvester's Sour Pickles

A Chef's Life

Chicken Salad with "Big N" Sylvester's Sour Pickles

Vivian learns the secret to her favorite chicken salad: sour pickles.

5:01

Chicken Salad with "Big N" Sylvester's Sour Pickles

5:01

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Rose's Brown Turkey Fig Preserves

A Chef's Life

Rose's Brown Turkey Fig Preserves

Vivian learns the secret to fig preserves, the crown jewel of preserves, from Miss Rose.

5:09

Rose's Brown Turkey Fig Preserves

5:09

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Grandma Hill's Canned Peaches

A Chef's Life

Grandma Hill's Canned Peaches

Vivian and Mrs. Scarlett use a family technique to can peaches for use in colder months.

3:41

Grandma Hill's Canned Peaches

3:41

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Old School Squash and Onions (with Bacon)

A Chef's Life

Old School Squash and Onions (with Bacon)

Vivian demonstrates her mother's classic recipe for squash and onions.

2:45

Old School Squash and Onions (with Bacon)

2:45

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Compound Ramp Butter for Steak and Baked Potato

A Chef's Life

Compound Ramp Butter for Steak and Baked Potato

Vivian celebrates the return of Spring and ramps with a compound butter.

2:22

Compound Ramp Butter for Steak and Baked Potato

2:22

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Charlotte's Fried Chicken with Banana Sandwiches

A Chef's Life

Charlotte's Fried Chicken with Banana Sandwiches

Vivian meets with an old family friend to learn the secret to a Southern fried chicken.

3:56

Charlotte's Fried Chicken with Banana Sandwiches

3:56

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Mom's Run-Up Turnip Salad with Sausage

A Chef's Life

Mom's Run-Up Turnip Salad with Sausage

Watch Vivian prepare this traditional Southern dish with her mother.

4:59

Mom's Run-Up Turnip Salad with Sausage

4:59

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Turnips

A Chef's Life

Turnips

Warren and Lilly show Vivian how to cook the tender, silky Hakurei turnip.

4:12

Turnips

4:12

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Celebrate the Holidays with Chef Vivian Howard

A Chef's Life

Celebrate the Holidays with Chef Vivian Howard

How does Vivian celebrate #holidaygoodness? Don't miss her holiday special on Dec. 16.

5:39

Celebrate the Holidays with Chef Vivian Howard

5:39

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Eastern North Carolina Fish Stew

A Chef's Life

Eastern North Carolina Fish Stew

Vivian crafts a modern version of a classic North Carolina fish stew.

3:00

Eastern North Carolina Fish Stew

3:00

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Scarlett's Chicken and Rice

A Chef's Life

Scarlett's Chicken and Rice

Vivian prepares her mother's chicken and rice dish.

1:20

Scarlett's Chicken and Rice

1:20

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Tom Thumb

A Chef's Life

Tom Thumb

Vivian demonstrates how to make Tom Thumb, a sausage-stuffed pork dish.

4:29

Tom Thumb

4:29

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Butterbean Burgers

A Chef's Life

Butterbean Burgers

Vivian demonstrates her newest creation: a tasty veggie burger.

3:09

Butterbean Burgers

3:09

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Frogmore Stew

A Chef's Life

Frogmore Stew

At the beach, Vivian and her sisters make Frogmore Stew, a traditional crab boil.

3:52

Frogmore Stew

3:52

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Blueberry Cobbler with a Cornmeal Sugar Cookie Crust

A Chef's Life

Blueberry Cobbler with a Cornmeal Sugar Cookie Crust

Vivian and her mom make an old favorite -- homemade blueberry cobbler.

3:00

Blueberry Cobbler with a Cornmeal Sugar Cookie Crust

3:00

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Holiday Q&A With Chef Vivian Howard

A Chef's Life

Holiday Q&A With Chef Vivian Howard

Vivian answers questions from PBS viewers and makes a gourmet cheese ball.

13:04

Holiday Q&A With Chef Vivian Howard

13:04

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