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A Chef's Life

S2 Ep14: Eggs Two Dozen Ways

Video duration: 24:40Video has closed captioning.

Ben and the kitchen team pack up the van and hit the road for New York. A month of planning and preparation peak as Vivian’s invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard House becomes a reality. Back in New York, she reflects on the beginning of her journey as a professional chef. Warren Brothers, his wife Jane, and other friends for Kinston bring their particular brand of Eastern NC charm.

Episodes of A Chef's Life51

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep10: Mayo -- The Mother Sauce

As a new chef takes the reins, Vivian's diminishing role at the restaurant becomes clear.

24:40

S4 Ep10: Mayo -- The Mother Sauce

24:40

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep9: Heavenly Hocks

A view behind-the-scenes reveals the hot and cold of curing ham.

24:40

S4 Ep9: Heavenly Hocks

24:40

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep8: All Sunchoked Up

Flo and Theo’s pre-school visits the restaurant for a meal focusing on table manners.

24:40

S4 Ep8: All Sunchoked Up

24:40

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep7: More Than One Way to Skin a Catfish

Vivian gains an enlightened perspective on the farm-raised catfish industry.

24:40

S4 Ep7: More Than One Way to Skin a Catfish

24:40

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Clips of A Chef's Life58

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep4: Cabbage

Vivian visits the famous Skylight Inn to talk cabbage and see how they make coleslaw.

6:07

S4 Ep4: Cabbage

6:07

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep3: Peas

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

4:21

S4 Ep3: Peas

4:21

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep2: Watermelon

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

2:31

S4 Ep2: Watermelon

2:31

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep1: Spring Onions

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

3:22

S4 Ep1: Spring Onions

3:22

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A Chef's Life

S4: How to Blanch and Shock

Learn why this simple technique is a great preliminary step for many vegetables.

1:01

S4: How to Blanch and Shock

1:01

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A Chef's Life

S4: How to Braise

Braising has become an increasingly popular way to cook meat. Learn the keys to success.

1:00

S4: How to Braise

1:00

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A Chef's Life

S4: How to Broil

Broiling was big in the 80s. See why Vivian Howard thinks we should bring it back.

1:01

S4: How to Broil

1:01

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A Chef's Life

S4: How to Caramelize

Caramelization pulls the sugar out of an ingredient and browning them.

1:02

S4: How to Caramelize

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Previews of A Chef's Life36

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A Chef's Life

S4 Ep10: Preview: Season 4, Episode 10: Mayo -- The Mother S

Vivian holds a mayo blind taste test and a surprise brand takes top prize.

0:30

S4 Ep10: Preview: Season 4, Episode 10: Mayo -- The Mother S

0:30

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life S4 Ep9: Preview: Season 4, Episode 9: Heavenly Hocks

A Chef's Life

S4 Ep9: Preview: Season 4, Episode 9: Heavenly Hocks

A view behind-the-scenes reveals the hot and cold of curing ham.

0:30

S4 Ep9: Preview: Season 4, Episode 9: Heavenly Hocks

0:30

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life S4 Ep8: Preview: Season 4, Episode 8: All Sunchoked Up

A Chef's Life

S4 Ep8: Preview: Season 4, Episode 8: All Sunchoked Up

Flo and Theo’s school class visits the restaurant for a meal where manners are the focus.

0:30

S4 Ep8: Preview: Season 4, Episode 8: All Sunchoked Up

0:30

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life S4 Ep7: More Than One Way to Skin a Catfish

A Chef's Life

S4 Ep7: More Than One Way to Skin a Catfish

An experience with farm-raised catfish offers Vivian a new perspective on the industry.

0:30

S4 Ep7: More Than One Way to Skin a Catfish

0:30

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