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Artichoke and Tomato Tart 01:00

Heirloom tomatoes look like jewels atop this homemade pastry dough tart.

Season 1, Episode 3

A Very Vermont Holiday

When the holiday season arrives in Vermont, snow caps the green mountains and powdered sugar falls like snowflakes in Gesine Prado's kitchen. To celebrate the season, Gesine hosts a gingerbread house-making party for her friends, and the menu is equally festive. She bakes Pistachio Cinnamon Stars and Gingerbread Cookies in cheerful shapes, and she sets out Sugared Spicy Almonds for snacking. Gesine's centerpiece is a Chocolate Yule Log with a Gingerbread Ax Topper that knocks her guests off their feet.

Saturday
Dec 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

A Very Vermont Holiday

When the holiday season arrives in Vermont, snow caps the green mountains and powdered sugar falls like snowflakes in Gesine Prado's kitchen. To celebrate the season, Gesine hosts a gingerbread house-making party for her friends, and the menu is equally festive. She bakes Pistachio Cinnamon Stars and Gingerbread Cookies in cheerful shapes, and she sets out Sugared Spicy Almonds for snacking. Gesine's centerpiece is a Chocolate Yule Log with a Gingerbread Ax Topper that knocks her guests off their feet.

Tuesday
Dec 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Cozy and Comfy

A chill in the Vermont air inspires Gesine Prado to make a meal cozy enough to eat by the fire. She bakes a hearty Turkey Pot Pie with a Biscuit Crust and prepares Broccoli Salad with Baked Croutons to go alongside. For dessert, she uses the same biscuit dough in a Roasted Plum Shortcake and adds Maple Shortbread Cookies.

Saturday
Dec 9
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Cozy and Comfy

A chill in the Vermont air inspires Gesine Prado to make a meal cozy enough to eat by the fire. She bakes a hearty Turkey Pot Pie with a Biscuit Crust and prepares Broccoli Salad with Baked Croutons to go alongside. For dessert, she uses the same biscuit dough in a Roasted Plum Shortcake and adds Maple Shortbread Cookies.

Tuesday
Dec 12
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Bite Sized with a Bang

It's Gesine Prado's turn to host her knitting club's monthly get-together. The ladies will be showing up hungry, so Gesine stitches together a menu of small appetizers and simple finger foods including Cheese Puffs and Steak Hand Pies. For dessert, she makes a beautiful Charlotte Royale Ice Cream Cake along with Homemade Caramels.

Saturday
Dec 16
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Bite Sized with a Bang

It's Gesine Prado's turn to host her knitting club's monthly get-together. The ladies will be showing up hungry, so Gesine stitches together a menu of small appetizers and simple finger foods including Cheese Puffs and Steak Hand Pies. For dessert, she makes a beautiful Charlotte Royale Ice Cream Cake along with Homemade Caramels.

Tuesday
Dec 19
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Baking for The Big Green

Gesine Prado is making a big home-cooked meal for football players from her husband Ray's alma mater, Dartmouth College. While Ray shows the offensive line a few veteran moves in the backyard, Gesine bakes a Hearty Pork Pie with a Big Green Salad. She makes The Big Winooski Fudge Cookies and a decadent Surprise-Interior Cake with Dartmouth "D" and tops it all off with a rich, chocolatey Hot Cocoa.

Saturday
Dec 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Cozy and Comfy

A chill in the Vermont air inspires Gesine Prado to make a meal cozy enough to eat by the fire. She bakes a hearty Turkey Pot Pie with a Biscuit Crust and prepares Broccoli Salad with Baked Croutons to go alongside. For dessert, she uses the same biscuit dough in a Roasted Plum Shortcake and adds Maple Shortbread Cookies.

Sunday
Dec 24
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Baking for The Big Green

Gesine Prado is making a big home-cooked meal for football players from her husband Ray's alma mater, Dartmouth College. While Ray shows the offensive line a few veteran moves in the backyard, Gesine bakes a Hearty Pork Pie with a Big Green Salad. She makes The Big Winooski Fudge Cookies and a decadent Surprise-Interior Cake with Dartmouth "D" and tops it all off with a rich, chocolatey Hot Cocoa.

Tuesday
Dec 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Cider Brunch

It's apple season, and Gesine Prado is inviting a few friends for baked brunch and cider-making in the barn. The menu is full of Gesine's apple-inspired brunch favorites including Poached Eggs on English Muffins with Helga's Hollandaise, Apple Cider Donuts, Latticed Apple Slab Pie and a Sparkling Apple Cider Cocktail.

Saturday
Dec 30
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Cider Brunch

It's apple season, and Gesine Prado is inviting a few friends for baked brunch and cider-making in the barn. The menu is full of Gesine's apple-inspired brunch favorites including Poached Eggs on English Muffins with Helga's Hollandaise, Apple Cider Donuts, Latticed Apple Slab Pie and a Sparkling Apple Cider Cocktail.

Tuesday
Jan 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Backyard Birthday

Gesine Prado throws a twilight backyard birthday party for her husband, Ray, and she fills the table with both savories and sweets. On the savory side, she bakes Flaky Bacon Bruschetta and a Creamy Artichoke and Tomato Tart. Then Gesine pulls out all the sweet stops with Chocolate S'mores Pudding and a showstopping Flaky Birthday Berry Pie with a Celebratory Jaconde.

Saturday
Jan 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Backyard Birthday

Gesine Prado throws a twilight backyard birthday party for her husband, Ray, and she fills the table with both savories and sweets. On the savory side, she bakes Flaky Bacon Bruschetta and a Creamy Artichoke and Tomato Tart. Then Gesine pulls out all the sweet stops with Chocolate S'mores Pudding and a showstopping Flaky Birthday Berry Pie with a Celebratory Jaconde.

Tuesday
Jan 9
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Make Ahead, Bake Ahead

Gesine Prado is sharing her tips and tricks for stocking a freezer full of baked goodies ready to go in a pinch. Whether for unexpected guests or a last-minute dinner party, Gesine has all the bases covered with make-ahead, bake-ahead dishes like Shaker Chicken Pot Pie, Cinnamon Crumble Buns and Devil's Cream Cake. For summertime sweets when it's too hot to turn on the oven, she shares her Frozen Crumble, an easy, no-bake dessert that every baker should have in their arsenal.

Saturday
May 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Vermont Tree Juice

Late spring in Vermont can only mean one thing -- maple syrup. Gesine Prado is baking up a big brunch with what remains of last season's maple syrup harvest while her husband, Ray, is in the yard tapping the trees for this year's crop. His mom, sister and niece are coming to town, so Gesine bakes up a sweet brunch with a Maple-Glazed Bundt Cake, Sunrise Biscuit Casserole and Maple Flower Cookies. Ray brings Gesine a fresh batch of maple syrup to top her Heart-Shaped Pancakes.

Saturday
May 12
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Make Ahead, Bake Ahead

Gesine Prado is sharing her tips and tricks for stocking a freezer full of baked goodies ready to go in a pinch. Whether for unexpected guests or a last-minute dinner party, Gesine has all the bases covered with make-ahead, bake-ahead dishes like Shaker Chicken Pot Pie, Cinnamon Crumble Buns and Devil's Cream Cake. For summertime sweets when it's too hot to turn on the oven, she shares her Frozen Crumble, an easy, no-bake dessert that every baker should have in their arsenal.

Sunday
May 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Leftovers

Gesine Prado and her husband, Ray, believe in "once bitten, twice better" when it comes to leftovers. The meatballs in the fridge get a second take on Gesine's Focaccia Pizza with a side of Potato Puppies made from leftover mashed potatoes. For dessert, she makes Leftover Fruit Popsicles and a delicious Chocolate and Butterscotch Bread Pudding with day-old bread.

Saturday
May 19
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Vermont Tree Juice

Late spring in Vermont can only mean one thing -- maple syrup. Gesine Prado is baking up a big brunch with what remains of last season's maple syrup harvest while her husband, Ray, is in the yard tapping the trees for this year's crop. His mom, sister and niece are coming to town, so Gesine bakes up a sweet brunch with a Maple-Glazed Bundt Cake, Sunrise Biscuit Casserole and Maple Flower Cookies. Ray brings Gesine a fresh batch of maple syrup to top her Heart-Shaped Pancakes.

Sunday
May 20
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Ice Ice Baby

Gesine Prado and her husband, Ray, are celebrating the end of their first season on the local curling team by inviting the whole gang over for a party. Gesine makes her famous Baker's Roast Chicken with a side of Beer Gravy, plus Green Beans in Creamy Horseradish Sauce and Rock Scones. For dessert, she treats the team to a Red, White, and Blue Stripe Cake in a nod to the traditional curling colors.

Saturday
May 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Leftovers

Gesine Prado and her husband, Ray, believe in "once bitten, twice better" when it comes to leftovers. The meatballs in the fridge get a second take on Gesine's Focaccia Pizza with a side of Potato Puppies made from leftover mashed potatoes. For dessert, she makes Leftover Fruit Popsicles and a delicious Chocolate and Butterscotch Bread Pudding with day-old bread.

Sunday
May 27
12:30pm | 11:30c

Gesine Prado

Gesine Prado is an acclaimed pastry chef, home cook, and baking instructor, teaching regularly at King Arthur Flour, Stonewall Kitchen, and her own baking school in Hartford, Vermont: Sugar Glider Kitchen. The school is attached to her 18th century farmhouse where she lives with her husband, two dogs, two cats, one goose, three ducks and five chickens.

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