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Air Date: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 10:00 PM
Delectable fudge. Crispy peanut brittle. Gooey chocolate-covered cherries. Old- fashioned caramels. It’s the stuff of holiday memories… with a little bit of a twist. Doing what she does best, Chef Vivian Howard hosts her own vision of the season’s celebrations, exploring holiday traditions, Kinston, NC style.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 10:00 PM
After five momentous seasons of A CHEF’S LIFE, Vivian hosts Harvest Special, a farewell feast of epic proportions. This series finale begins as a tractor pushes through her family’s cornfield to carve out the open-air dining room of Vivian’s dreams. She gathers Summer’s last vegetables from Warren Brothers’ farm for a batch of chow-chow.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 4, 2018 7:30 PM
Vivian visits a Kinston institution that merges cornbread with another Southern signature to make “pig and a puppy,” then crafts a version for a charity dinner. Mrs. Scarlett and Ms. Lillie’s cornbread cook-off showcases their different traditions.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 7:30 PM
Vivian visits one of her favorite farmers and an eastern North Carolina restaurant known for its fried liver. She learns that not all livers are created equal. Back at home, Mrs.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 21, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.”   Chasing Trout Vivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but is busy at home.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 14, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.”   Persimmon Style Vivian takes her twins to pick persimmons and learns about the different varieties of the fruit.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 7, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.”   Bourbon Country A dinner in Vivian’s honor ends as an American history lesson. A tour of Maker’s Mark and Jefferson’s distilleries clarifies whiskey, scotch and bourbon differences.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.”   Wanted: Broccoli Follow Vivian as she heads to NYC, where her book launch means a full itinerary.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 7:30 PM
Vivian preps peppers for a trip to Lambstock, where chefs, food and music converge. Holley’s grandmother offers a lesson in stuffing peppers and delegating authority.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 7:30 PM
In the fifth season of this award-winning series, Vivian hits the road in a food truck to support her first cookbook, a 500-page “culinary love letter.
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