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A Chef's Life

Season 3, Ep. 6: If You Can’t Beet Em ...

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Matt from Crooked Fence Produce shows Vivian how to make “the best pickled beets she ever ate.” Vivian incorporates beets into an unconventional chocolate cake in honor of Ms. Mary’s 89th birthday party. There’s no telling how Ms. Lillie will respond.

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 Life58

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A Chef's Life

Cabbage

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

6:07

Cabbage

6:07

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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

1:02

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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

0:59

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Previews of A Chef's Life30

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A Chef's Life

Preview: Season 4, Episode 4: Stand By Your Cabbage

Vivian’s summer picks up with a 14-day photoshoot as she preps for a trip to Portland.

0:30

Preview: Season 4, Episode 4: Stand By Your Cabbage

0:30

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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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