Jackie loves celebrating her birthday with a brunch, but her broccoli quiche is getting tired and she's looking for new ideas to keep the party going! Danny's solution? Make it an eggless brunch and make it outdoors on the grill!
Schoolteacher Ashlie can't help it. She loves meatballs any way you serve them! She'd like to find new ways to cook her favorite dish, a nod to her Sicilian heritage. Danny shows her a foolproof way to make tender meatballs and a new way of eating them--in soup!
Grad student Toni wants to make authentic marinara from scratch, just the way she remembers it from her days living in Italy. Danny shows her the perfect recipe and he uses it in a delectable meal that will transport her back to Italy!
For Heather, heaven is a one pot dish placed in the middle of the table that brings everybody together with warm, spicy, intense flavors. Danny forges an easy solution for a fast and friendly dinner party by going Moroccan!
Danny helps a woman in a beautiful mountainside cottage that draws guests all summer long, so many she doesn't always know how to feed them all! Dannys shows her a menu for Minted Lamb Burgers, Prawn skewers and lemon dill potato salad.
Danny helps a Stapleton, Colo. woman planning a three-course dipping dinner, but past attempts have involved flaming oil and separated cheese disasters. Danny needs to turn this calamity into a classy affair.
Mary loves to cook but has hit a culinary roadblock with her marinated flank steak and polenta. It's Danny to the rescue with the secret to tender flank steak, creamy polenta and grilled Brioche S'mores.
Erin grew up cooking for her family, but never got the hang of the Key Lime Pie she and her new husband crave. Danny teaches her a Banoffee Pie, a Mojito Lime Pie and Cookie and Pecan Bars.
Teacher Brooke loves a party, but hates the expense. She's looking for a way to host a faculty party for all 20 teachers at school that's simple, elegant and doable on a teacher's salary.
Carrie just remodeled her kitchen and wants to inaugurate it on the high holy day of American cooking - Thanksgiving. Trouble is, the big bird intimidates her so much, she's never made one! Danny's Citrus Turkey is so easy and tasty, she'll be making it even when it's not Thanksgiving!
Kate from Brooklyn want to entertain her friends with a foolproof dinner party menu. Danny helps out with a menu including Coq Au Vin, Parsnip and Turnip Mash and Honey Apple and Nectarine Tart.
Danny helps a daughter from Jersey City learn the ropes to help her mom cook a holiday meal. Danny teaches the recipes for Roast Beef with Ginger, Wilted Bok Choy and Scallions, Mashed Butternut Squash and Pears and a Coconut-Cream Trifle.
Danny's got a romantic menu no woman — or man — can resist. He gives new meaning to the term "hot date" when he brings out a tender filet mignon in flames! Danny seals the deal with pan seared asparagus, potato gratin, and mini chocolate cakes.