Semi-Homemade Cooking

Hosted by Sandra Lee
Wednesdays through Fridays 1|12c
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  • Sandra's got a great spicy south of the border menu that will have your taste buds jumping for joy. With recipes for Balsamic-Chili Melon Salad, Chili Corn Muffins With Chipotle Butter, Tortilla Casserole, Peaches and Cream Skillet Shortcake and a Lush Lagoon Martini.

  • Sandra is throwing a ping-pong party! The menu begins with Savory Cheese Palmiers and a fresh Gold and Green Salad. Sandra will also serve up some Tangy Pork Sandwiches with Spicy Slaw. For dessert, a Chocolate Surprise Cookie recipe from one of our Semi-Homemakers. Cocktail time is kid-friendly when Sandra whips up a sweet Butterbeer!

  • 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.

  • Sandra's throwing a rustic party filled with great decorating ideas and a hearty menu filled with country comfort foods. Her rustic menu includes savory Pecan Candied Bacon Bites, Crispy Fingerling Potatoes and Slow Cooker Brisket with Brown Gravy. Dessert does not disappoint...Sandy's Glazed Maple Walnut Cakes and for cocktail time a creative Creamy Cocoaccino guaranteed to be the life of any party!

  • Sandra has got her three favorite girls with her, for a little party with a gorgeous menu including Arugula Salad With Pears and Gorgonzola, Shrimp in Ginger-Garlic Sauce, Black Bean and Spinach Cous Cous, Black Forest Cupcakes and a Sparkling Shirley mocktail.

  • Enjoy Sandra's afternoon teatime menu that's beautiful, light, and easy. It starts with a Tuscan Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil that's full of homemade flavor. Then, a sweet and crunchy Cherry Pecan Spread on Corn Muffins. Plus, Smoked Turkey and Pear Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Proscuitto Croutons.

  • Step back in time for a meal just like Grandma made, but easier! Sandra makes a unique version of chips and dip with creamy Roquefort Cheese Chips, Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy, and, for dessert, a simple Spiced Peach Pie plus Sandra's Grasshopper Ice Cream Drink

  • Sandra is letting her slow cooker do all the work. With recipes for Queso Con Tequila, Mexajita Chicken, a dessert from a Semi-Homemaker's Club member creamy, chocolaty Peanut Butter Pie plus an Absolute Perfection cocktail.

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  • Slow down, relax - think hearty dinners and rustic farm fresh food. Sandra Lee is taking you for a weekend getaway to the countryside. First on her cozy country menu, it's the perfect Popover. Then it's Maple Glazed Chicken with Roasted Country Vegetables straight from the farm stand. And for dessert, what's more country than a pie? She'll make a Berrylicious Pie with a Crunchy topping. And, for cocktail time, it's a "Fruit" cocktail with a kick! Finally, Sandra Lee creates a romantic country tablescape.

  • Fantastic Far East flavors take center stage as Sandra shows you how to throw an inspired Asian celebration complete with fantastic food, a great cocktail and of course a stunning Asian themed tablescape. On the party menu are Ginger Rice Stuffed Mushrooms, Vegetable Lo Mein, Black Tea Chicken with Eggplant, Coconut and Black Rice Pudding, and for cocktail time...Sandra's signature Saki Spritzer.

  • Sandra pops the cork and uses wine in every recipe including creamy Scallop and Mushroom Chowder, Sangria Granita, Champagne Poached Chicken, Marsala Artichokes and a Sweet Rose cocktail.

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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