Laura catches a feast today from the Gulf, and no one shows her how to cook it better than Mr. Louisiana himself, Celebrity Chef John Folse. Of course everyone needs a seaworthy boat, captain and secret ingredient to bring enough fish home to feed a hungry crew of guests waiting off shore. Laura also discusses the fresh waters off the coast with Secretary Robert Barham. Boy, he likes seafood. Ahoy, today we sail! For easy recipe ideas and tips, watch our Laura@Home segment featuring a Fresh Crab... [see more] dish inspired by the Gulf & Chef John Folse!
It's fresh! Fresh recipe ideas from today's most innovative chefs, combined with farm-fresh food. Both come straight out of the field, right to your home. The key is the series' celebrated host, Laura McIntosh. "You've heard of MTV's 'Behind the Music'?," says Laura. "I see our show as 'Behind the Food.'" Laura travels throughout the United States and beyond. She takes viewers out to the farms that produce the most abundant and delicious crops. Then she brings them together with culinary wizards that turn this bountiful harvest into fresh, healthy, gourmet meals the whole family will enjoy. The program features recipes and ideas you can bring home. " You don't have to spend a day hunting down specialty food stores to find exotic ingredients," says Laura. "Our recipes are as practical as they are delicious, designed to enhance the food's natural flavors. We keep it simple so the dishes are fun and easy to prepare."