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Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef

Potato Heaven (#105)

A Potato, Shallot and Fresh Herb Pie, Fillet of Sea Bass in a Potato Crust & the perfect French Fry. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Marjorie Poore Productions introduces an exciting new cooking series featuring one of America's top celebrities in the cooking world. Chef Hubert Keller whose extraordinary on-air charisma and charm is matched only by the mouth-watering recipes that will keep viewers salivating and coming back for more week after week. Chef Keller's magical cooking reflects the many influences of the places he has lived; from his native Alsace with its legendary soups and stews to San Paulo, Brazil where the cuisine pulsates with exciting and bold flavors; to his long-time home in San Francisco where he is a leader of the city's culinary revolution; and finally to Las Vegas where he has pioneered a whole new concept of burger dining that has garnered worldwide recognition. Chef Keller starts with his most famous dishes and transforms them into easy-to-follow recipes, tailored especially for home cooks while demystifying important cooking techniques that are essential to good cooking.

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    Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce and Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce. [27 minutes]

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    Oven-Roasted Curried Pork Loin on Green Lentils with Sauteed Apples and a Veggie Curry Burger. [28 minutes]

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    Recipes include Zucchini Wrapped Barbecued Shrimp and Shrimp and Salmon Ceviche. [27 minutes]

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    Juicy Smoked Trout, Smoked Trout Salad and Smoked Cornish Game Hens are served. [28 minutes]

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    Peppered Salmon Roulade, Steak au Poivre with Mathurini Sauce and Peppered Burger are served. [28 minutes]

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    Pasta Salad with Pear, Mache Tomato-Zucchini Verrine, Croque Monsieur and Chocolate Verrine. [28 minutes]

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    Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce, Rock Shrimp Burger and Peruvian Ceviche are served. [28 minutes]

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    Mixed Green Salad with Pear, Almonds and Cheese Filled Baked Potato is served. [28 minutes]

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    Asian-Flavored Tuna Ceviche, Japanese Ceviche with Halibut and Spanish-Flavored Samon Ceviche. [27 minutes]

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    Chef Keller adds some terrific twists to this well-loved dish and then creates a unique variation. [27 minutes]

  • Seafood Sliders (#307)

    Double Salmon Slider with Mustard-Dill Sauce and Scallop Sliders with Bacon and Grilled Tomatoes. [28 minutes]

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    Fabulous dishes included Poor Man's Caviar and Eggplant, Pepper and Goat Cheese Stack. [28 minutes]

  • Beef Wellington (#311)

    Beef Wellington and Sauteed Vegetables with String Beans and Shiitakes are prepared. [28 minutes]

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    Grilled Halibut in Barigoule and Red Wine Braised Halibut on a Bed of Endives and Mushrooms. [28 minutes]

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    Recipes include Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream and Tartes aux Fruites. [28 minutes]

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    Veal Loin Stuffed with Pancetta, Pistachios and Sweetbreads Affogato are prepared. [28 minutes]

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    Chef Keller serves Osso Bucco, Glazed Vegetable Stew and Apple Tart Tatin. [28 minutes]

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    Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Duck Confit; Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios. [27 minutes]

  • Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 1) (#323)

    Chef Keller asks his chef friends to create their favorite sandwiches. Chef Vincent Poussel of the famed Auerole restaurant in Las Vegas makes an unforgettable ham and cheese with home-cured ham on kalamata olive bread. Two-star Michelin Chef Julian Serrano uses chorizo and saffron aioli to spice up an egg sandwich. Home-Cured Ham and Cheese on Kalamata Olive Bread; Fried-Egg Sandwich with Chorizo, Padron Peppers and Saffron Aioli. [25 minutes]

  • Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 2) (#324)

    Today's show includes more great sandwiches from Chef Keller's master chef friends. First Rick Moonen makes a scrumptious sloppy joe with catfish and his own, very special barbecue sauce. Then star chef Shawn McClain takes burgers to a new level by combining Wagyu beef, short rib meat, goat cheese, and an artichoke-ham relish. Rick Moonen's Catfish Sloppy Joe; Shawn McClain's Mediterranean Burger. [28 minutes]

  • Romantic Feast (Part 1) (#325)

    Chef Keller makes the ultimate romantic dinner, starting with parsnip blinis, thin delicate pancakes topped with sour cream and caviar. Then it's a stunning version of lobster thermidor with a silky, creamy filling of lobster and vegetables. Parsnip Blini; Lobster Thermidor. [28 minutes]

  • Romantic Feast (Part 2) (#326)

    Next is the main course on Chef Keller's romantic dinner: a tender, succulent rack of lamb wrapped in a vegetable ragout and served with a mushroom polenta. Dessert is a decadent warm chocolate tart made with a dash of orange liqueur. Rack of Lamb Wrapped in Vegetable Ragout; Warm Chocolate Tart. [28 minutes]

  • Keller Family Treasures, Part 1 (#401)

    Stuffed Eggs with Smoked Salmon, Rabbit in Mustard Sauce and Mendiant/Henri's Bread Pudding. [27 minutes]

  • Keller Family Treasures, Part 2 (#402)

    Poached Leeks with Grandma's Light Mayonnaise and Fleischschnaka (Pasta Roulade) are prepared. [26 minutes]

  • Keller Family Treasures, Part 3 (#403)

    Celery Root, Apple and Walnut Salad, La Tourte de la Vallee de Munster and Black Forest Cake. [28 minutes]

  • Weekend Brunch (#404)

    Chantal's Pitcher of Cosmopolitans and Baked Potato Shells Stuffed with Scrambled Eggs are served. [26 minutes]

  • Weekend Entertaining (#405)

    Recipes include Raw Asparagus, Radish and Shiitake Mushroom Salad and Braised Flat Iron Steak. [28 minutes]

  • Brioche Made Easy (#406)

    Chef Keller creates Brioche Bretzel with a cream filling and mouth-watering Beignets. [28 minutes]

  • Remembering Paul Haeberlin (#407)

    Classic Salmon Souffle, Lamb in Hay and Winter Vegetable Ragout are prepared with Paul Haeberlin. [28 minutes]

  • Cooking with Squab (#408)

    Marinated Squab Breasts en Crepinettes with Juniper and Red Wine Sauce and Orange Tartlets are made. [28 minutes]

  • Sports Bar Favorites (#414)

    Nampol Meesa's Chicken Wings, Hubert Keller's Sliders and Fried Mac 'n Cheese Balls are served. [29 minutes]

  • Modern French Cuisine (#415)

    Crab and Black Truffle Cappuccino and Buffalo New York Strip Steaks with Coffee-Spice Rub are made. [29 minutes]

  • Gravlax In Three Easy Steps (#416)

    Chef Keller uses Gravlax for dishes including classic Salmon, Salmon Tartare and Salmon Stacks. [29 minutes]

  • Ice Cream Cakes (#417)

    Chef Keller prepares two luscious ice cream cakes, Baked Alaska and Vacherin Glace. [29 minutes]

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