Semi-Homemade Cooking

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Thursdays and Fridays 1|12c
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  • Lunch or Brunch on a shoestring budget? Sandra helps you solve the puzzle with her money saving menu. It all starts off with moist Zucchini Bran Muffins. For a main course, an inexpensive Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe that s perfect for entertaining. For a light dessert, she s making her Tropical Fruit Parfait garnished with lime yogurt and granola. Finally, to drink, Sandra s spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate is great for brunch or an anytime treat.

  • Sandra puts together the perfect menu for a romantic dinner in front of a cozy cabin fire. It all starts with wild mushroom toasts. Then, orange glazed duck served with savory cranberry wild rice dressing and spinach sautee. For cocktail time she'll make a warm and toasty apple-cinnamon toddy.

  • Wake up sleepyheads! Sandra Lee is making a creative brunch buffet that is light on prep and heavy on pleasing. On the menu, a Savory Breakfast Casserole with a trio of toppings - Avocado and Black Bean Salsa, Mushroom and Onion Jam and Tomato and Basil. And then, Swedish Pancakes with two distinct and delicious fillings. Plus, a unique Yogurt Parfait Bar. Plus, a sparkling juice bar with options for everyone. And of course, a fabulous tablescape that will make your brunch the hottest morning ticket in town

  • Sandra and her sister Kimber are preparing a holiday feast that will make your mouth water and your holiday sparkle! A fantastic menu and a festive tablescape are Sandra's gifts to you and it all starts with a Macadamia Nut Crusted Goat Cheese appetizer that is super simple and so delicious. The holiday meal continues with Pork Crown Roast with Royal Glaze served with an amazing Roasted Parsnip Medley. For dessert, 'Snowy' Angel Food Cakes and for cocktail time, ring in the season with a heavenly glass of White Chocolate Egg Nog! Happy Holidays!

  • Sandra is making very Merry Munchies for the holidays. First, what's more fun than building a snowman? Building one out of cake, frosting, and candy that you can eat! Next, she's making Gingerbread Cookies the Semi-homemade way.

About the Host

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

About the Show

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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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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