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Pasta Amatriciana

The central ingredient of amatriciana sauce is guanciale, cured pork jowl.
Season 0, Episode 1

The Secret to a Holiday Meal

Chef Anne Burrell shows how to prepare a special meal for a group, using a few restaurant tips and tricks. Her Crown Roast of Pork is a show-stopping delight, especially when served with Anne's Chestnut and Pear Stuffing. Another side featuring Roasted Kabocha Squash and Haricot Verts is a welcome addition to the table, as is Sticky Toffee Pudding for a sweet finale.

Friday
Dec 9
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 1

The Secret to a Holiday Meal

Chef Anne Burrell shows how to prepare a special meal for a group, using a few restaurant tips and tricks. Her Crown Roast of Pork is a show-stopping delight, especially when served with Anne's Chestnut and Pear Stuffing. Another side featuring Roasted Kabocha Squash and Haricot Verts is a welcome addition to the table, as is Sticky Toffee Pudding for a sweet finale.

Saturday
Dec 10
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 4

The Secret to Soft Shell Crab

Chefs know that what is in season is at its peak of flavor, and Anne Burrell is celebrating the flavors of early summer. Her Pan Seared Softshell Crab with Pickled Onions, Radish, and Garlic Aioli, served alongside Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Heirloom Tomato Salad, is a meal worth waiting all year for.

Sunday
Dec 25
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 9

The Secret to Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

Chef Anne Burrell brings her favorite Asian flavors to the table. Discover how to prepare Ahi Poke, and how easily Asian Braised Pork Shoulder becomes melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Pickled Cucumber and Daikon Salad cuts through the richness. Drink Pairing: Beer

Saturday
Mar 10
7pm | 6c
Season 8, Episode 5

The Secret to Lobster Rolls

Craving a lobster roll but can't make it to the Northeast? No fear, with Chef Anne Burrell's easy tricks, you can turn your kitchen into a summertime seafood shack. Sweet chunks of lobster in a light mayo dressing, tucked in a buttery toasted roll...what could be better? Add a cup of creamy New England Clam Chowder, and you'll be feeling the sea breeze on your face in no time.

Monday
Apr 9
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 13

The Secret To Manicotti

It's crepe day, and Anne's giving out her tricks to making perfectly thin, impossibly delicious French pancakes. Whether rolled into savory Manicotti, or served sweet with fresh cherries and mascarpone, Anne's crepes will become a favorite at your house in no time.

Tuesday
Nov 6
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 2

The Secret to Seared Duck Breasts

Give your favorite chicken recipe a break; Chef Anne Burrell shows duck breasts can be just as cinchy, with just a few easy tips. Her Seared Duck Breasts with Grape Sauce are even more impressive alongside Roasted Baby Carrots and Parsnips with Wilted Radicchio. Chef Anne even offers up an appetizer: Honey Crisp Apple, Cheddar, Bacon and Dandelion Crostini. With wine, Merlot.

Monday
Mar 4
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 12

The Secret to Veal Piccata

Chef Anne Burrell shares recipes and tips for a classic Italian-American supper. Tender veal scallops get browned to perfection, then finished in an easy yet perfectly balanced white wine sauce with capers and fresh lemon. For dessert, her homemade Cannoli feature crisp homemade cookie shells and a rich ricotta filling kissed with a pinch of cinnamon and studded with mini chocolate chips.

Monday
Mar 18
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 7

The Secret to Seared Duck Breast

Get crispy-skinned, tender duck breast at home tonight with Anne's no-fail searing technique. Her Duck Breast With Clementines and Kale is the perfect sweet-savory partner for earthy Trumpet Royale Mushrooms With Celery Root and Apple Slaw.

Tuesday
Apr 23
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 13

The Secret to Clam and Cod Cacciucco

Anne makes a traditional Tuscan fish stew with a funny name but familiar flavors. Tender, flaky cod shines with clams in a tomatoey broth, and stewed cannelini beans make the perfect hearty side.

Thursday
Jun 27
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 11

The Secret to Pomegranate Cornish Game Hens

Chef Anne Burrell proves that with a few simple tricks and good-quality ingredients, a special occasion meal can be a cinch to prepare. Cornish Game Hens with Pomegranate Molasses are elegant single-serve birds that roast until beautifully golden and juicy. The flavors are perfectly complemented by Israeli Couscous, brimming with toasted sliced almonds, fresh pomegranate seeds, and diced dried apricots. For dessert, Apple Brown Butter Tarte is especially flavorful with a buttery crust, vanilla custard filling, and brandy-flambéed apples.

Monday
Sep 30
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 10

Secret to Grilled Hanger Steak

Chef Anne Burrell guides you on the path to shockingly tender Grilled Hanger Steaks, with foolproof tips to making the most of this flavorful cut. Her steak shines alongside melt-in-your-mouth Ratatouille, plus a Grilled Octopus with Celery and Cannellini Bean Salad makes a stellar appetizer. Celebrate the rustic French flavors with a glass of red Bandol wine from Provence.

Monday
Feb 24
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 3

The Secret to Arctic Char

Anne Burrell shows how to be good to your heart, and your sweetheart, with a healthy and romantic menu. Seared Arctic Char with Kumquat Compote impresses alongside Wilted Romaine Salad with Pears, Taleggio and Hazelnuts. Leave room for dessert: Cinnamon Orange Creme Brulee is a special twist on a classic.

Monday
Apr 21
2pm | 1c

About the Show

Like your own private window into the kitchen of your favorite restaurant, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef reveals the concise, easy-to-master techniques of a top-level chef. By showcasing professional secrets to preparing food that is creative and full of flavor – yet never froufrou or scary – Anne Burrell translates your favorite restaurant foods into amazing at-home meals. With years of restaurant experience mixed with a pumped-up passion, Anne helps to take the mystery out of the professional kitchen and gets you making meals that are special enough for guests but easy enough for a rushed weekday evening.

About the Host

Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell has worked at some of New York's top restaurants and hosts Chef Wanted, Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef.

Pulled Pork

Standing Rib Roast

Excellent Meatballs

Beef Bourguignon

Beignets

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Grilled Striped Bass with Cauliflower and Tomatoes with Caperberries and Black Olives with Parsley Salad

Lasagna

Sweet Potato Casserole

Bread and Butter Pudding

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Fish Tacos

Turkey Burger

Braised Pork Shoulder

Caponata

Sole Meuniere

Marinated Seared Tuna

Seared Cod with Blood Orange Glaze

Grilled Salmon with Herb and Meyer Lemon Compound Butter

Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

Focaccia

Braised Beef Brisket with Onions, Mushrooms, and Balsamic

Braised Lamb Shanks

Seared Arctic Char with Kumquat Compote

Brined Fresh Ham

Cumin and Ginger Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Creamed Spinach