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Somewhere South: What a Pickle (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Vivian Howard learns about pickles

(Episode #104) Vivian is tapped to give a lecture on the wide world of pickles at the first ever Chow Chow Festival in Asheville, N.C. Her turn as a pickle professor sparks a deeper look at the funk and acidity that fermented or vinegar pickles bring to most meals and how...

Somewhere South: Dumpling Dilemma (Full Episode)

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Ed Lee shows chefs Ashleigh Shanti and Vivian Howard how to make dumplings.

(Episode #103 - Watch Full Episode ) While cooking a charity dinner with Southern-Korean chefs, Vivian spins out her version of French gnocchi to be served alongside Asian dumplings descended from the Chinese royal court tradition. During their discussion, the chefs realize...

How to make "Botanical Eggs"

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Botanial Eggs

Allison Jones from the South Carolina Botanical Garden shares with us at "Making It Grow" how to use onion skins and purple cabbage along with materials from your yard to decorate eggs! Botanical Eggs 1. Making Dye: Materials: Eggs (Boiled or raw, for blowing out later; If...

Dining Etiquette

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Etiquette

The SC Commissioner's School for Agriculture allows high school students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in agriculture at a week-long camp at Clemson University each summer. One of the experiences is an etiquette class taught by Blanche Weathers, the wife of...

Somewhere South: Porridge for the Soul (Full Episode)

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Home
Porridge for the Soul

(Episode #102 - Watch Full Episode ) Vivian heads to Charleston, S.C. to cook a special dinner honoring the late pioneering African American chef, Edna Lewis. At the event, she serves grits, the simple Southern staple among the many foods Lewis famously exalted. While in...

Somewhere South: American as Hand Pie (Full Episode)

March 26, 2020 - Posted in Home
Follow Vivian as she learns the historical ties between hand pies, labor and migration.

(Episode #101 - Watch Full Episode ) Across American history, waves of immigrants came to the United States to do the hard work of building America’s infrastructure and toiling in its industries. And when they got hungry, they needed filling, mobile food that could be taken...

Create Crafts Challenge Contest closes March 30

March 26, 2020 - Posted in Home
2020 Create Crafts Challenge Contes

The Create Crafts Challenge Contest starts Monday, March 2, 2020 and closes March 30, 2020. All entries must be submitted online. Review the complete set of Official Rules before submitting your entry at https://www.createtv.com/challenge . Create Crafts Challenge: DO...

"Somewhere South" with Vivian Howard premieres March 27

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
Vivian Howard with Chef Mashama Bailey

Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes that appear on every neighbor’s table. In six one-hour episodes, chef and author Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser known roots of Southern food,...

Paradise Plants Plus

February 26, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Camellia

Making It Grow visits Paradise Plants Plus in Columbia, SC and talks with owner Dan Clayton. Paradise Plants Plus grows camellias from the late 1700’s to about the 1940's. The intrigue is the stories of how they came to be named and of course their beautiful blooms. Dan...

Bill and Hildie Lyddan's Garden

February 19, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Charleston Garden

Bill and Hildie Lyddan love old houses and creating gardens that compliment the architecture. In their downtown Charleston, SC garden, they did just that and included water features and uses plants for a "green and white" theme.

Home Remedies for Longer Lasting Cut Flowers

February 12, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Roses

With Valentine’s Day coming up, "Making It Grow" visits with Clemson University Associate Professor Dr. Jim Faust and he shows us an experiment he did with his students using home remedies to make roses last longer in your vase!

Victorian Christmas at Historic Columbia

November 29, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Victorian Christmas

"Making It Grow" toured Historic Columbia to see the variety of holiday decorations and experience past traditions at the Robert Mills House  and the  Hampton-Preston Mansion. Reservations are available for those wanting to tour and for those that visit, tour guides will...

How to Fry Peanuts

November 26, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Peanuts

"Making It Grow" traveled to Bowman, S.C. and visited with Blanche Weathers, wife of S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, to learn how to fry peanuts.

Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce

November 26, 2019 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce

Robert Barber brings in his family's recipe for cocktail sauce, Bowens Island Cocktail Sauce, and shows Making It Grow Host Amanda McNulty and Suzy Ellision from the South Carolina Specialty Food Association some of the ways to use it.

SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

October 23, 2019 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
SOMEWHERE SOUTH host and chef Vivian Howard with Chef Mike Lee

PREMIERES MARCH 27, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH . The new six-part series is a culinary tour, exploring dishes that are uniting...

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