Semi-Homemade Cooking

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Wednesdays through Fridays 1|12c
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  • Sandra Lee is throwing a classic cocktail party and you are invited. Her delicious menu features fantastic finger foods like Stuffed Artichoke Hearts, Eggplant Cups with Cornbread Stuffing and Mini Leek Quiches. Sandy's also got four signature cocktails up her sleeve that are sure to satisfy including a luscious Lemon-Lime Sparkler, a Blueberry Mojito, a Sparkling Orange cocktail and a luscious 'Lavender-tini'. And, as always great decorating tips and a tablescape sure to delight!

  • Sandra takes us on a trip to the Far East with easy Asian-inspired recipes. To start things off, a Spinach and Lychee
    Salad. Edamame with Shitake Mushrooms perfectly complements Sandra's Miso Poached Tilapia with Udon Noodles. For dessert, a creamy Coconut Rice Pudding with a sweet and tart Cherry Sauce and a sensational Safire Moon cocktail.

  • Sandra is throwing a light and lovely garden party filled with dishes featuring fresh fruits and vegetables. Her garden fresh menu includes fast Caprese Salad Bites, easy Broccoli Pie and Herb Roasted Cornish Game Hens. For dessert, Blushing Strawberry Cupcakes and for cocktail time...Pretty Pink Lemonade. Plus, as always, an eye-popping tablescape filled with breathtaking decorating ideas sure to make your next party sing!

  • 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 is our culinary tour guide with easy steps to a fantastic menu inspired by the French Riviera. First, La Romana Tomatoes Gratin with an accent. Plus, Club 55 Haricot Verts and an exciting Biblos Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad. Sandra's French take on a trifle -- her sweet Riviera Trifle. Finally, a St. Tropez Cocktail.

  • 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.

  • Sandra is throwing a warm and elegant anniversary party with food and décor perfect for celebrating that special day. Sandy's anniversary menu includes Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets, Roasted Rack of Lamb with Mint Pesto served with Cranberry and Orange Wild Rice and for dessert...decadent Golden Caramel Cup Cakes and for cocktail time, toast the occasion with Sandra's signature Golden Glory Cocktail. All this and a breathtaking tablescape filled with inspiring decorating ideas designed to make your next anniversary party unforgettable.

  • Sandra's whipping up a golf-themed party with a menu that has a Southern twist. Two semi-homemade sides, Garlicky Green Beans and Peas and Nutty Herbed Rice go great with Sandra's juicy and tender Smokehouse Short Ribs. For dessert, a colorful Raspberry Ripple Cake. Finally, meet us at the 19th hole for two great cocktails: a Southern Driver and Spicy Red Beer.

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  • Sandra Lee is throwing a classic cocktail party and you are invited. Her delicious menu features fantastic finger foods like Stuffed Artichoke Hearts, Eggplant Cups with Cornbread Stuffing and Mini Leek Quiches. Sandy's also got four signature cocktails up her sleeve that are sure to satisfy including a luscious Lemon-Lime Sparkler, a Blueberry Mojito, a Sparkling Orange cocktail and a luscious 'Lavender-tini'. And, as always great decorating tips and a tablescape sure to delight!

  • Sandra is preparing a light dinner for her book club gathering including a layered Crab Salad, Roasted Chile Guacamole, a Pesto Chicken Panini and a Banana Chocolate Chip Cake.

  • Sandra is frying up a feast. First to hit the frying pan, semi-homemade Crab Cakes, then a crispy Catfish Sandwich followed by a Cornmeal Crusted Chicken with Smokey Tomatoes. Sandra tops it all off with a Strawberry Parfait, and for cocktail time her Apple Tart.

  • Sandra serves a tasty and spicy fiesta with Chili Cheese Slices, Tortilla Soup, Mexicali Enchiladas, easy Cherry Flan plus a Tropical Temptation cocktail.

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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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