Meet a self-taught cook in Dayton, OH with a recipe for Wheat Pie, a super-rich Italian cheesecake. Next visit Herald, CA and meet a woman with a recipe for German-Style Apple Sausage Bake which she presents to a grade school class.
Tailgate at UCLA with a recipe for Crabcakes and Dipping Sauce from a woman in Long Beach, CA. Next, travel to Athens, GA to meet a motor home couple with a BBQ Sauce recipe for fans of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Meet a woman from Santa Monica, CA who carries on her grandmother's tradition of sensual cooking with Leg of Lamb with Stuffed Grape Leaves. Next, a woman from Wappinger Falls, NY whose deceased father's recipe for onion soup lives on with her husband.
Travel to Cedar Hill, TX for a recipe for Farfalle del Mundo. Next, Visit Oceanside, NY for a woman's recipe for Honey Cookies
In East Setauket, Long Island, New York, a woman makes her delicious Potato and Onion Casserole Torte handed down by Grandma. High school girlfriends make Chicken Parmesan and share recipe and relationship tips in Dallas TX.
A woman in Dallas,TX celebrates her roots with an exquisite Seafood Paella cooked on her mother's Paella Pan. A father from Huntington, NY shows us fabulous recipes for ravioli with three separate fillings that are both deliciousand kosher.
Visit to Flour Town, PA for a home chef's Rack Of Lamb according to a recipe handed down from his grandmother. Next, visit Phoenix, AZ for a guest cook who makes an almond biscuit called Mandelbrot passed down by her Aunt Esther.
Visit Scottsdale, AZ and learn recipes from a German grandma: Rolled Beef with Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage and Potato Dumplings. Next, visit Cheltenham, PA for the secrets to a Hungarian cabbage dish shared by two girlfriends and passed down by a father who fled Hungary in 1956.
Visit Philadelphia, PA for Escarole 'Comfort Soup' handed down over 30 years from grandma. Next, visit McKinney, TX for a home chef's recipe for Pork Tenderloin, Mushrooms and Polenta Cakes she learned as a girl living with Grandma.
Dubush Torte/Eggplant Casserole
Meet a woman from Lower Gwynned, PA and learn how to make her beautiful traditional Fiadone, a puffed pastry shell with a fabulous rich cheese and egg filling. A woman from Las Vegas, NV makes a calzone style dish filled with spinach, olives and garlic and a Frittata.
Learn traditional Swedish recipes for Julgrot (rice pudding) and Mandel Krauser from at a dinner party Phoenix AZ. If a secret almond is in your julgrot,your dream will come true. Next its Pork Chops, Corn Bread & Collard Greens with Ethel from Baker, LA.
Seafood Gumbo/Shepherd's Pie
Galette des Rois/Ham and Biscuits
Travel to Boca Raton,FL for a Mother's Day story featuring Syrian Lamb with Green Beans. Next, visit Hillsboro,OR for a home cook's traditional Krum Kake and Nordic Lefse.
Meet a man in McMinnville, OR, who makes his Aunt Garnet's Chocolate Hot Water Cake. A woman in Miami, FL, who prepares a recipe from her homeland, Cuba for Empanadas e Carne, that her grandmother taught her.
Curry Chip Chip is a spicy clam dish that came to Las Vegas, NV, from Trinidad and brought a couple together in marriage. Next, a woman in Pembroke Pines, FL, with a recipe for Aranygaluska, a traditional Hungarian dessert.
Visit a woman in Miami Beach,FL, with a family recipe for Mango Pie. Next, visit Tualatin, OR, for Spanekopita, a six layer greek spinach a cheese casserole.
A father and son in Portland, OR, take on the family specialty, Gnocchi. A whole famiily in Indianapolis, prepare Banana Cake for Father's day.
Recreate a family tradition in Indianapolis, IN, with a family recipe for Umbulata, a Sicilian Stuffed Bread passed down from a great aunt. Next, meet a Marine wife in Kansas City, KS, who shares her southern recipe for Stuffed Pork Shoulder and Bourbon Sauce.
Visit Leawood, KS, for a husband and wife's recipe for Baby Back Ribs and Brisket. Meet a man in Plainfield, IN, who carries on his Grandma's recipe for Caramel Pecan Rolls, which dates back to the Civil War.
Learn a recipe from Bangkok for Egg Rolls and Pad Sieu made with meat, vegetable, egg and spices from a woman in Indianapolis. Travel to Kansas City, KS, for a woman's hors d'oeuvres to fit her family's schedule.
Rajas (roasted Pablano chili strips) and Sopes (Mexican sandwich) are the recipes passed from mother-in-law to daughter in Claremont, CA. And sample a Beef Pot Pie from a man in Boston, MA..
A woman and her grandmother in Warwick, RI, share their recipe for Quahog Chowder--made with a tomato base, sausages and clam meat. Also, a Meat and Vegetable Pie that originated in Cornwall England.
Visit Thousand Oaks, CA, for a fourth generation firefighter's take on BBQ Corn Beef and Cabbage. Also, a woman in Chelmsford, MA, gives a Sicilian recipe for Braciolatini that's been passed from her great-grandparents.
Sample a greek casserole that is a staple a for family gatherings in Chelmsford, MA. Next, a matzoh ball and chicken soup recipe that is shared by high school classmates, who eventually each married each other.