Everyone loves a visit from Grandma. Dave and his grandma make some of her traditional recipes and even collaborate on a new recipe together.
No time to roast during the day? Slow roasting meat overnight is a great way to get the most intense flavor from inexpensive ingredients.
Soups can be hearty enough to be a meal while still costing only as much as an appetizer. Dave shows us fresh and tasty soup options that are great for a winter day--or all winter--as you can make a huge pot of your favorite soup, freeze it and heat it up anytime you want.
From linguini to fusilli and penne to spaghetti, pasta dishes are so versatile the possibilities are endless. Dave picks three favorite pastas and creates delicious weeknight meals that are easy to make and easy on your pocket.
Everyone loves a fresh baked loaf of bread, but that doesn’t mean you can’t eat it a day or two later. Dave’s got a whole menu of hearty dishes that will empty out your breadbox and show you how to make the most of those leftover loaves.
Beans, beans, are good for your heart, and for your wallet. Dave shows how beans are a fantastic and inexpensive base for a variety of different meals, from Mediterranean to Mexican.
Family recipes go hand in hand with the holidays. This holiday Dave prepares his dad’s favorite recipes, from eggnog to fruitcake. Let’s see if Dad gives Dave his seal of approval on some old favorites.
Dave’s mom and her girlfriends want to shed some extra pounds and need some ideas for light and healthy meals. Dave shows them some healthy recipes that will get them started on their diets.
'Tis the season of giving and cooking up a feast. Dave prepares a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner that is inexpensive and easy enough to prepare for five or share with 50. This Thanksgiving Dave decides to make and share his dinner with some people at the New York City Food Bank soup kitchen.
Forget the frozen veggies this winter and take a look at the unsung root vegetables in your produce aisle. These inexpensive little gems, such as beets, squash, parsnips and celery root, are often overlooked in the store but have tons of flavor and versatility.
There's nothing better than fresh baked goods, but who wants to go to the bakery at 5 am to get them?
Dave s been traveling across America and has gotten a chance to experience lots of diverse food. Join Dave as he shows you how to capture the tastes of some of Americas celebrated cities without spending all your travel money.
Everyone's got a half pound of ground beef or a couple of frozen chicken legs sitting in the freezer, but how do you thaw out rock solid gems and turn them into delicious meals? Dave reaches into his freezer and slow cooks three dishes back to their tasty sparkle while showing us some fantastic freezer storage tips as well.