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A Chef's Life

Season 1, Ep. 8: Amber Waves of Grain

Video duration: 24:40Video has closed captioning.

Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina Heirloom Rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills’ efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity.

Episodes of A Chef's Life44

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A Chef's Life

Season 4, Episode 3: Peas, Please

Vivian reckons with handing over the restaurant reins to John and Justise.

24:41

Season 4, Episode 3: Peas, Please

24:41

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A Chef's Life

Season 4, Episode 2: My Watermelon Baby

After a summer away from the restaurant, Vivian returns to a staff of unfamiliar faces.

24:40

Season 4, Episode 2: My Watermelon Baby

24:40

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A Chef's Life

Season 4, Episode 1: Onions and Avetts

Spring onions kick off the season in high gear as Vivian takes a break from her cookbook.

24:40

Season 4, Episode 1: Onions and Avetts

24:40

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A Chef's Life

Season 3, Ep. 13: One Potato, New Potato

Vivian judges the Southern Sides competition at the annual BBQ Festival.

24:40

Season 3, Ep. 13: One Potato, New Potato

24:40

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Clips of A Chef's Life57

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A Chef's Life

Peas

Vivian explores the origins of dried peas and their place in Southern food culture.

4:21

Peas

4:21

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A Chef's Life

Watermelon

Watermelon isn't typically an ingredient to cook with, but it works with creams and fats.

2:31

Watermelon

2:31

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A Chef's Life

Spring Onions

Vivian loves spring onions and shows how she plans to use them in an upcoming event.

3:22

Spring Onions

3:22

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A Chef's Life

How to Steam

Vivian demonstrates the keys to properly steam food like a professional chef.

1:01

How to Steam

1:01

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A Chef's Life

How to Sweat

Learn how to sweat vegetables and why its the foundation for so many recipes.

1:00

How to Sweat

1:00

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A Chef's Life

How to Sauté

Chef VIvian Howard shows how to properly sauté, a technique many people misuse.

1:02

How to Sauté

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A Chef's Life

How to Sear

Searing, or browning meat, is an important step in properly cooking flavorful meat.

0:59

How to Sear

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A Chef's Life

How to Supreme

Learn why supreming citrus is Chef Vivian Howard's zen technique.

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How to Supreme

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Previews of A Chef's Life29

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A Chef's Life

Preview: Season 4, Episode 3: Peas, Please

Vivian reckons with handing over the restaurant reins to John and Justise.

0:30

Preview: Season 4, Episode 3: Peas, Please

0:30

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A Chef's Life

Preview: Season 4, Episode 2: My Watermelon Baby

After being away from the restaurant all summer, Vivian returns to an unfamiliar staff.

0:30

Preview: Season 4, Episode 2: My Watermelon Baby

0:30

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A Chef's Life

Preview: Season 4, Episode 1: Onions and Avetts

Spring onions kick off the season in high gear as Vivian takes a break from her cookbook.

0:30

Preview: Season 4, Episode 1: Onions and Avetts

0:30

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A Chef's Life

Preview: Season 4

Join Vivian on a culinary journey that stretches from Kinston to Portland to New York.

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Preview: Season 4

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