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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/oj1X6ioeK10oec95tQi41g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false As a visit from her editor accelerates book preparations, Vivian reckons with handing over the restaurant reins to John and Justise. A tutorial in “beatin’ peas” delivered by a 92 year-old expert is an entertaining and therapeutic history lesson. /episodes/get/46465 /episode/46465 Peas, Please /episode-player/46465

As a visit from her editor accelerates book preparations, Vivian reckons with handing over the restaurant reins to John and Justise. A tutorial in "beatin' peas," delivered by a 92-year-old expert, is an entertaining and therapeutic history lesson.

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Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/MpJR3HImaAvg3QIbeaCHzQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The heat is high and watermelons are ripe for the picking. After being away from the restaurant all summer, Vivian returns to a staff of unfamiliar faces and works to build camaraderie with the newbies while accepting inevitable changes. As her cookbook capers continue, Vivian employs an avid home... /episodes/get/46298 /episode/46298 My Watermelon Baby /episode-player/46298

The heat is high and watermelons are ripe. After a summer away from the restaurant, Vivian returns to a staff of unfamiliar faces and works to build camaraderie. She employs an avid home cook to put recipes from her forthcoming cookbook to the test.

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Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lSNQIx6g595dm8WIRoHc5Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Spring onions kick off the season in high gear as Vivian takes a break from penning her first cookbook to prepare a benefit dinner at a training ground for beginning farmers. Even though The Avett Brothers make an appearance, the underdog onion steals the show, playing both star and support. /episodes/get/46010 /episode/46010 Onions and Avetts /episode-player/46010

Spring onions kick off the season as Vivian takes a break from penning her first cookbook to prepare dinner for beginner farmers. Though the Avett Brothers make an appearance, the underdog spring onion steals the show, playing both star and support.

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Fri, 09/09/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/JJ2hitjKHbXMExKrfXQ-Bg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Vivian judges the Southern Sides competition at the annual BBQ Festival alongside Mrs. Scarlett and Ms. Lillie, who prove to be finicky judges. Vivian follows up with a take on the BBQ plate, featuring a crispy potato salad. When the Avett Brothers stop by the restaurant for dinner, the entire... /episodes/get/36115 /episode/36115 One Potato, New Potato /episode-player/36115

Join Vivian to judge the Southern Sides competition at the BBQ Festival, and see her version of the BBQ plate, featuring a crispy potato salad. When the Avett Brothers stop by the restaurant, the entire staff serves up a side of girly giddiness.

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Sat, 11/28/2015 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Ag3Pie6fesWyA0wSvP2t6Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false After some initial hiccups, Vivian’s whole cow program finds its groove. Mrs. Scarlett shows her how to make a classic cubed steak, inciting an epic tantrum from Flo. Vivian nervously heads to New York to meet her new editor as work on her upcoming cookbook continues. /episodes/get/35884 /episode/35884 What’s Your Beef? /episode-player/35884

Find out how Vivian's whole-cow program, after some initial hiccups, finds its groove. Mrs. Scarlett makes a classic cubed steak, inciting an epic tantrum from Flo. Vivian heads to New York to meet her new editor as work on her cookbook continues.

Air date:
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 12:00
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Continue the visit to Charleston, especially the popular Waffle House Smackdown. Frank Lee, "Mayor of Charleston," invites Vivian to his home and schools her in the proper way to open a clam and reveals the secret to his aunt's decadent clam hash.

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Sat, 11/14/2015 - 12:00
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