Nancy is having the family over for some good old-fashioned bonfire bonding! First, she heads to her local bakery to pick up a fresh boule of sourdough for her French Onion Soup bowls and then finishes up the rest of the meal (Homemade Beef Stock, Pork Chop Layered Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing and Chocolate Toffee No-Bake Cookies) while the family gets the bonfire started in the backyard.
Nancy Fuller is visiting her friend Beth to taste and pick up some of her famous jams! Then she takes them back in the kitchen to put her Farmhouse Rules to the test, using them in her recipes, making Sage-Rubbed Chicken with Peach Jam Glaze, Spinach Salad, Roasted Turnips, and Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Parfait with Frozen Yogurt and Toasted Walnut Brittle!
Nancy Fuller is catering a cocktail party in town at the Hudson Opera House. All of her friends will be in attendance for an exhibition of "Harvest," a collection of abstract art that celebrates the fruit of a farmer's labor. She's making all the appetizers -- Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms, Roquefort-Rolled Grapes, Oysters Rockefeller, Seared Beef Tenderloin Bites -- and Starving Artist Cocktail.
Nancy Fuller has all kinds of ideas for the fruits and vegetables she's stored and preserved from the season in her root cellar. On the menu: Ham Steak with Apple Mustard Chutney, Shredded Beet and Carrot Salad, Scalloped Vegetable Casserole, Honey Ginger Lemonade and for dessert, Butterscotch Pudding with Chocolate Ganache.
Nancy Fuller is using local hops in her meal today, when she tops by her friends' brewery to pick up all different kinds of beer for cooking and baking. Then, she invites the brewers back to the farm for a comforting dinner that's out of this world. On the menu are Beer-Braised Beef Stew, Ale and Cheddar Biscuits, Kale Salad with Amber Ale Vinaigrette and Fudge Cake with Stout Glaze.
Nancy Fuller is throwing a surprise birthday party for her husband. David loves Italian, so that's what's on the menu: Fried Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Goat Cheese, Spaghetti and Lamb Meatballs, Chopped Caprese Salad, and Farmhouse Lemon Birthday Bars. Nothing but the best for David on his birthday!
Nancy Fuller loves finding hidden treasures at the auctions she attends, and her house is full of them. After a heavy morning of auctioning with one of her gal pals, Nancy offers to cook a decadent lunch to celebrate their newly found treasures. They enjoy Poached Salmon Salad, Herbed Rice Pilaf, Asparagus with Hollandaise, Sweet Pea Springtime Mimosa, and a delicious Strawberry Buckle with Vanilla Ice Cream.
Nancy Fuller and her ladies' bowling team made it into the finals! Before the big tournament, Nancy invites the team over for a good luck brunch of Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast, Sausage and Bacon Hash with Baked Tomatoes, Berry Granola Parfait and Bowlerinas Punch.
Nothing gives Nancy Fuller a greater thrill than putting the pedal to the metal in her farm truck, so she's grilling up a race-themed menu for her family before they head out to the racetracks. She's making Grilled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches, Grilled Fruit and Vegetable Kabobs, Victory Lap Nachos, and for dessert, Checkered Flag Cake.
Nancy Fuller is inviting her daughter Nita and her four kids up for a weekend getaway! She's made up the attic above the kitchen for the kiddos to bunk in while she cooks up a meal of Sausage-Stuffed Zucchini Boats, Dressed Up Grilled Cheese, and Loaded Baked Potato Soup that will leave them all smiles, especially when they see the dessert ... Sweet Cherry Pie with Sprinkled Ice Cream Scoops!
Today, Nancy Fuller is bringing the farmhouse to the firehouse with her food. She's whipping up a spicy meal to say thank you to the local men and women who serve the community. She makes her Famous Spicy Three-Meat Chili, Jalapeno Cornbread, Creamed Kale with Pearl Onions, and Fiery Triple Chocolate Cream Pie.
Nancy Fuller is having two of her daughters and two of her granddaughters over for a mother-daughter dinner party. She's making all of her favorite classic recipes: Chicken Liver Mousse, Welsh Rarebit, Beef Bourguignon, Russian Wedge Salad, and Creme Brulee. It's going to be a party that these women will remember for years to come!
Nancy is rediscovering her family history through her rulebook, starting with the first rule ever written down. She takes us on a culinary journey through her family's history and then back home, she makes a small family tree with the grandkids, shares family stories and they all sit down to a real Fuller family dinner: Ham Souffle, Baked Beans, French Pickles and Molasses Cookies With Boiled Marshmallow Frosting.