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Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Candied Yams with Bacon-Pecan Syrup

A Chef's Life

Candied Yams with Bacon-Pecan Syrup

Vivian cooks up a modern version of candied yams.

Candied Yams with Bacon-Pecan Syrup

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Kale Salad with Pickled Peanuts

A Chef's Life

Kale Salad with Pickled Peanuts

Vivian shows how to create a "pickled" peanut salad that will steal the show.

Kale Salad with Pickled Peanuts

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Ginger and Leek Crispy Rice with a Sunnyside-Up Egg

A Chef's Life

Ginger and Leek Crispy Rice with a Sunnyside-Up Egg

Vivian demonstrates her method of cooking rice which always comes out perfect.

Ginger and Leek Crispy Rice with a Sunnyside-Up Egg

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Mulled Muscadine on Crostini with Goat Cheese

A Chef's Life

Mulled Muscadine on Crostini with Goat Cheese

Vivian celebrates muscadines by creating a mulled muscadine and goat cheese appetizer.

Mulled Muscadine on Crostini with Goat Cheese

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Oysters on the Half-Shell With Hard Pear Mignonette

A Chef's Life

Oysters on the Half-Shell With Hard Pear Mignonette

Vivian demonstrates the proper way to shuck and serve oysters on the half-shell.

Oysters on the Half-Shell With Hard Pear Mignonette

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Tomato Pie

A Chef's Life

Tomato Pie

Vivian demonstrates her version of the tomato pie, a Southern Summer classic.

Tomato Pie

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Sweet Potatoes with Spiced Cracklins and Maple Vinegar

A Chef's Life

Sweet Potatoes with Spiced Cracklins and Maple Vinegar

Vivian demonstrates her updated version of pork cracklins featuring sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potatoes with Spiced Cracklins and Maple Vinegar

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Baked Cheese Grits and Sausage Ragu

A Chef's Life

Baked Cheese Grits and Sausage Ragu

Vivian shows her favorite grits recipe - a Southern favorite.

Baked Cheese Grits and Sausage Ragu

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Coconut Cornbread Strawberry Shortcake

A Chef's Life

Coconut Cornbread Strawberry Shortcake

Vivian makes an extra special recipe: a strawberry shortcake for her twins' birthday.

Coconut Cornbread Strawberry Shortcake

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Fried Green Tomatoes and Bacon Mayo with Sweet Corn Relish

A Chef's Life

Fried Green Tomatoes and Bacon Mayo with Sweet Corn Relish

Vivian demonstrates the versatility of corn by creating a smoked corn relish.

Fried Green Tomatoes and Bacon Mayo with Sweet Corn Relish

Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Series Preview

A Chef's Life

Series Preview

Get a look at the new PBS series A Chef's Life, featuring chef Vivian Howard.

Series Preview

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.

Holiday Q&A With Chef Vivian Howard

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