Semi-Homemade Cooking

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Thursdays and Fridays 1|12c
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  • Join Sandra as she celebrates all things chocolate. A fanciful chocolate tablescape is paired with fantastic chocolate menu items to create a one-of-a kind feast that you will not want to miss. On the menu are Savory Pear Bites with White Chocolate and Pan Roasted Rib Eye Steaks with Chocolate Savory Sauce served with Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions. For dessert decadent Milk Chocolate Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Icing and for cocktail time a Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini that is sure to satisfy!

  • Some days just call for comfort food. Sandra's menu includes a quick Cheddar Cheese Baked Potato Soup, savory Smothered Meatloaf, Sautéed Zucchini w/Garlic Herbs. For dessert, Sandra s making a hearty Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding. Plus a Maple Shake.

  • Sandra goes camping in Bear Mountain State Park with her friend Jeff. On the menu: Tart and Tangy Rib Eye Steaks; Barbeque Roasted Potatoes;Veggie Stuffed Onions; Smorritos & a Risky Whiskey cocktail.

  • Sandra cooks French Creole with friend Reggie Southerland with recipes for Andouille Sausage Creole, Cheesy Creole Grits, Fried Okra w/ Tomatoes, a Mardi Gras King Cake plus a Jazz Fest cocktail.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • Join Sandra as she celebrates all things chocolate. A fanciful chocolate tablescape is paired with fantastic chocolate menu items to create a one-of-a kind feast that you will not want to miss. On the menu are Savory Pear Bites with White Chocolate and Pan Roasted Rib Eye Steaks with Chocolate Savory Sauce served with Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions. For dessert decadent Milk Chocolate Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Icing and for cocktail time a Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini that is sure to satisfy!

  • Sandra has come up with an entire menu of recipes that include chocolate. With a White Chocolate Polenta, a rich Beef Stew w/ Chocolate served w/ a Spinach Salad with Mangos, Dried Cranberries and Chocolate Vinaigrette, a Creamy Chocolate Pudding Parfait and Tall, Dark and Handsome cocktail.

  • Sandra goes around the world to create a fun menu with international flavors. First, she's South of the Border with her Creamy Green Chile Soup. Then, a flavorful rub makes Sandra's Butterflied Asian Chicken perfection.

    For dessert, Sandra's Greek-inspired Baklava Roll-Ups are unbelievably easy and always delicious. For cocktail time, Thai Iced Tea gets a cool Sandra spin.

  • It's Halloween and Sandra is heading back to the Middle Ages. She's transforming into a fantastic collection of Renaissance faire characters and cooking up a magical and delicious menu full of tasty treats.

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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!

More About Semi-Homemade Cooking

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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