Home cooking of Puerto Rico is the focus of this episode. Sara welcomes a Puerto Rican fan from Virginia into her kitchen to make arroz con gandules. Then, Sara makes a sandwich version of a Puerto Rican classic, picadillo, and offers tips on making a salad in a jar to take to work. On Ask Sara, its the best way to cut cherry tomatoes.
Celebrity chef and food legend Sara Moulton brings her signature warmth and informative style to public television with a new series, SARA'S WEEKNIGHT MEALS. Twenty fast-paced and engaging half-hour episodes feature quick and delicious entrees designed to inspire and empower home cooks.SARA'S WEEKNIGHT MEALS marks Moulton's public television homecoming; in 1979, she worked behind-the-scenes with the original celebrity chef, Julia Child, in Julia Child and More Company. As one of the Food Network's defining personalities, Moulton has won over legions of admirers with her hit series Cooking Live and Sara' Secrets. The busy mother of two also serves as the longtime executive chef of Gourmet magazine, the food editor of ABC's Good Morning America and the author of two cookbooks. As Herma Rosenthal noted in TV Guide, "Other TV chefs may own famous restaurants and perform with theatrical flair, but Moulton's the one you can actually picture popping over to help you fix the lumpy gravy or the fallen souffle."As a working parent, Moulton understands the challenges of placing a nourishing meal on the table after a long day on the job. In SARA'S WEEKNIGHT MEALS, she shares her ideas for preparing flavorful, healthy food with minimal fuss. Based on her cookbook, Sara's Secrets for Weeknight Meals, Moulton's series redefines dinner with fast, tasty and routine-breaking entrees. Episodes include: "Breakfast for Dinner," "Soup for Supper" and "The Substantial Sandwich." In addition, an international team of Moulton's culinary friends prove that easy weeknight dinners come without borders.