Meet a father who prepares Beef Stroganoff and wrote a 300 page cookbook for his 4 grown daughters in Santa Clarita, CA. Then travel to Laewood, Kansas to bake with a woman and her 100 year old aunt as they share a recipe for Cinnamon Rolls.
Visit a woman in Independance, Missouri who shares with her children and grendchildren a recipe for chop suey. Next, visit Circleville, NY and meet a kindergarten teacher who prepares her family recipe for Sambucca Pie.
Meet a musical theatre producer who lives near the Beach in Venice, California and prepares his family recipe for Tiramisu. Then visit a woman in Michigan who cooks up her grandmother's recipe for Pork Loin with Sauerkraut & Dumplings.
In Kansas City, meet a couple who adopted a Vietnamese child & in keeping with their child's culture, make a beef noodle soup. Then meet a home chef in Scottsdale, Arizona who has compiled his mom's Portuguese recipes into a cookbook and cooks up paella.
Remember the Alamo with a cook in Phoenix who prepares 'Davie Crockett beef wrap-ups'. Then it's off to Queens, NY where Pakistan is alive and well with a home chef who cooks up her renowned 'Chicken Karahi.'
When life gives a Manager of Creative Services in Scottsdale, AZ lemons, she makes 'Lemon Bars'. Next, it's off to Springfield, VA to meet a man who makes a unique 'Chili/Chocolate' Dish.
Meet a coffee trailer cook from Hauppague, NY who prepares Baked Mussels that don't skimp on the garlic. Next, visit Kansas City, MO and meet a home chef who prepares an Apple Pie that's out of this world.
Visit Baltimore, MD where a recent grad of Johns Hopkins University & her college friends begin a club to cook their favorite hometown recipes (Burmese Soup). Learn the history of 'The Rushville Sandwich' handed down through 4 generations.(Illinois)
Enjoy Mystery Meatloaf in Buffalo Grove, Illinois with a woman who keeps the mystery of her grandmother's recipe alive. Next, meet a Kansas City firefighter with a recipe for Wing Zappers.
Meet an activist attorney in Washington, D.C. who holds a Maryland Crab Fest. Next, travel to Tujunga, California for a Chicken Cacciatore soup recipe that won a L.A. Times Food contest
Meet a woman from Beverly Hills who secretly catered a party (Babaghannouj) for the Lebanese Minister of Health and they had no idea she was not from the homeland. Next, a man from Atlanta's quest for the best recipe for 'Brunswick Stew.'
Attend a neighborhood cooking class in Alphretta, GA and learn about brownies. Next, learn about 'Hot Bandanas,' a 25-year-old sandwich specialty of a woman who is a retired FAA and Pentagon employee in Bedford, NH.
Meet a man in Chicago who will share his family's traditional recipes for Pierogis. Next, travel to Groveland, MA for a love story as a couple meets at their fifth high school reunion over an artichoke recipe.
Eric Boardman & Cathy Ballou travel to Swampscott, MA for a progressive dinner where a group of close friends pitch in to create different courses at different locations. Corn Cakes; Soy & Ginger Salmon,Fruit Slaw; Ice Cream Tort.
Meet a couple in Boxford, MA that uses vegetarian recipes like Eggplant Parmesan to help the husband recover from a brain aneurysm. In Cambria, CA a retiree makes Gazpacho & Asparagus Pasta Stir Fry from fundraiser cookbooks.
Meet a man in Scottsdale, AZ, living with diabetes who prepares Herb Crusted Salmon & Artichokes Sauteed in Herb Butter. Next meet a mother-daughter team who brought pizza recipes home after studying in Tuscany.
Meet the Cookie Lady in Hull, MA & her 30-year-old recipe for Neapolitan & Choco Crowned Acorn Cookies. Next, meet a man whose recipe for sweet potato pudding is a hit at his yacht club in Hixson, TN.
Meet a DJ in Marietta, GA with a recipe for Smoked Gouda Vegetable Soup. Next, meet a woman in Amityville, NY who doesn't let her MS interfere with her love of baking scones.
Meet a husband and wife with a small home vineyard & recipe for Red Sauce in Walnut Creek, CA Next, a woman in Franklin, MA carries on a recipe for Portuguese Roasted Potatoes from her 80-year-old grandmother-in-law.
A man in Marston Mills, MA cooks Grandma Maggie's passed down recipe for turnips . Then travel to Lakeside, CA for a traditional Pumpkin Pie and a Cranberry Salad Jello Mold.
Visit Sherman Oaks,CA for a marriage proposal over a recipe for Chinese Dumplings & dipping sauces. Next, travel to Bonita, CA for a recipe for Aztec Pudding shared by friends from a food chat room.
Visit a homemade wedding cake specialist in Upland, CA, then meet a woman who carries on her grandmother's recipe for Stewed Chicken in Culver City, CA.
Meet a man who has made tailgate food an art form and reveals his secret recipe for Meat & Potatoes; Next, meet a tattoed woman from Boston, MA who has a killer recipe for New England Clam Chowder.
Make Dutch Apple Pancakes with a woman from Lake Arrowhead, CA. Next visit a woman & her niece from San Diego, CA who make Beef Brisket & Latkes for Hannukah.
Home Chef Shares Secrets
Learn a family recipe for Arroz con Pollo passed down from grandmother to granddaughter, who aspires to the Olympic gymnastic team. Next, meet a woman in Marblehead, Massachusetts who has a recipe for Noodle Kugel.