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A Chef's Life

Season 3, Ep. 1: Stop, Squash and Roll

Video duration: 24:40Video has closed captioning.

With squash season in full effect, trouble with the twins, staffing issues at the Boiler Room, and a new cookbook overloading her plate, Vivian seeks motherly advice from Mrs. Scarlett and her sister Johna over a Southern classic: squash and onions. Despite nerves, Vivian plays it cool on camera, as Ben and all of Kinston anticipate her appearance on The Today Show.

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Clips of A Chef's Life58

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Cabbage

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

6:07

Cabbage

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Peas

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

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Peas

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Watermelon

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

2:31

Watermelon

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Spring Onions

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

3:22

Spring Onions

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How to Steam

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

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How to Steam

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How to Sweat

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

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How to Sweat

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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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How to Sear

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

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How to Sear

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Previews of A Chef's Life30

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Preview: Season 4, Episode 2: My Watermelon Baby

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Preview: Season 4, Episode 1: Onions and Avetts

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