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Season 15, Episode 8

Five from France

Sandra Lee creates a celebration menu featuring the fabulous flavors of France. It all starts with a bistro classic, Frisee Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette. For the entree, a simple, Spinach Stuffed Bake Sole accompanied by an amazing Artichoke Ratatouille. And for dessert, a velvety Cherry Clafouti. For cocktail time, it’s a champagne toast with a twist, a Sandra’s French 75. And, an elegant tablescape of silver and gold will elevate this French meal to a celebration.

Tuesday
Mar 6
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 6

A Fine Fiesta

It's a Mexican fiesta Sandy Style with three dishes sure to make any fiesta fabulous. Sandra Lee starts the fiesta with her take on a traditional Mexican dish, Black Bean Sopes. Then her Chili Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos will tantalize the taste buds of even the most traditional taco lover. And for cocktail time, her Acai Margarita will really get your fiesta started! And of course, a festive tablescape that will have everyone talking.

Friday
May 4
1pm | 12c
Season 10, Episode 2

Mexican Fiesta

It's a fiesta! Go south of the border with this Mexican-inspired menu of Spicy Potato Tacos with Yucatan Rice, and a refreshing Jicama Slaw. And no fiesta is complete without a cake, so Sandra is whipping up a Rum Caramel Cake. Then, it s cocktail time with Sandra s Esta Loca Margarita with pomegranate juice.

Thursday
Aug 30
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 2

Family Favorites

Sandra is making some of her family's favorite recipes.  It all starts off with an incredible salad, Mixed Greens with Mandarin Oranges and Walnuts.  Then, Sugar Snap Peas with Red Peppers.  Plus, her Aunt Peggy and Uncle Bill's famous Stuffed Cabbage.  For dessert, a new addition to the family, an amazing Rum Cake recipe from a Semi-Homemaker!

Thursday
Sep 20
1pm | 12c
Season 0, Episode 7

Sandra Lee Chocolate

Sandra Lee takes us to her favorite spots in New York City to share her most beloved chocolate treats... then travels back to her kitchen to whip up some decadent chocolate creations inspired by her favorites chocolate sweets.

Sunday
Feb 10
8am | 7c
Season 14, Episode 4

Two For One Shower

Whether you are celebrating a blushing bride or a bouncing baby-to-be, Sandra's got it covered with a fantastic menu and décor ideas that will make any shower picture perfect. Her festive menu includes Sandra's spin on Crab Louie...Crab Sandy. Plus, Grilled Chicken with Creamy Caper Sauce and Fresh and Crispy Slaw. For dessert, sweet and beautiful Lemon Lace Cookies and for cocktail time, a Lemon Meringue Martini that really hits the spot.

Thursday
Mar 14
1pm | 12c
Season 10, Episode 7

April Showers

Get your kitchen therapy with a menu that brightens even the rainiest of days. Sandra's got a semi-homemade trick that makes her delicious Cream of Asparagus soup easy.

She'll also take the familiar ingredients of the classic Salad Nicoise and create a Nicoise on a Roll sandwich! It goes perfectly with her Garlic Fries. Plus, Sandra pays tribute to her Grandma Lorraine's Round Cakes. Finally, a toast to a childhood favorite, but this version is for grown-ups only: a PB&J Martini.

Thursday
Apr 11
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 1

Country Comfort

Sandra has got an amazing country comfort menu with Pumpkin-Maple Bread Pudding, Osso Buco, Zucchini al Fromaggio & Horseradish Mashed Potatoes plus a Butter Martini.

Friday
Sep 20
1pm | 12c
Season 12, Episode 9

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Sandra has got her sister Kimber and friend Cari to help with a great menu for Thanksgiving leftovers. Sandra gets things going with a simple Spiced Wine. Then, check out her great Turkey Chilaquiles. Plus, a delicious Next Day Empanada with mashed potatoes and green beans. Don't forget dessert, Sweet Potato Squares are the perfect treat and for cocktail time a refreshing Mapletini.

Friday
Nov 22
1pm | 12c
Season 11, Episode 5

Discount Dinner

It's a money-saving Semi-Homemade menu. First up, Grilled Apple and Brie Quesadillas with a tasty raspberry Apple Dipping Sauce, then a Minted Potato Salad followed by some mouthwatering Cherry Cola Glazed Spare Ribs. For dessert Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with ingredients you already have in the pantry. Cash in at cocktail time with a Dollar Martini.

Thursday
Jul 3
1pm | 12c
Season 12, Episode 8

Italian Slow Cooking

Sandra has got a slow cooked Italian menu you will love. With recipes for Wild Mushroom Dip, Bow Ties Pasta with Artichoke Pesto, Chicken with Vegetable Ragout and Polenta, Grape and Ricotta Crostata and a Venetian Coffee.

Thursday
Aug 7
1pm | 12c
Season 14, Episode 11

Festive Thanksgiving

Sandra's sharing her terrific twists on all of this holiday's classics and throwing a warm and satisfying Thanksgiving feast...and Sandra's sister Kimber is dropping by to help make every last detail perfect! Their holiday menu includes succulent Herb and Pear Glazed Turkey, Peppered Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes, and easy Three Bread Stuffing. Then, Sandra's got a pair of pumpkin goodies that will really make you smile...for dessert, perfect Pumpkin Cupcakes and for cocktail time a Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini! Plus a very special tablescape filled with decorating ideas that will add a warm and festive touch to this very special holiday.

Thursday
Nov 20
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 6

A Fine Fiesta

It's a Mexican fiesta Sandy Style with three dishes sure to make any fiesta fabulous. Sandra Lee starts the fiesta with her take on a traditional Mexican dish, Black Bean Sopes. Then her Chili Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos will tantalize the taste buds of even the most traditional taco lover. And for cocktail time, her Acai Margarita will really get your fiesta started! And of course, a festive tablescape that will have everyone talking.

Wednesday
Apr 27
10am | 9c

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In an atmosphere as inviting as her recipes, Sandra Lee, author of the best-selling cookbook Semi-Homemade Cooking, shares her techniques for combining fresh ingredients with specially selected store-bought items. The results: mouthwatering meals and desserts, prepared in minutes, that taste like they were made from scratch. Now you can see why consumers, viewers and celebrities from Katie Couric to Nathan Lane have made Sandra Lee one of America's most sought-after culinary experts!

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Sandra Lee

Known for her trademark Semi-Homemade Cooking style, Sandra helps home cooks save money on Restaurant Remakes and Money-Saving Meals.

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Southern Driver

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