Vivian visits one of her favorite farmers and an eastern North Carolina restaurant known for its fried livers. She learns that not all livers are created equal, but are equally good for you. Back at home, Mrs. Scarlett prepares a humble, old-school dish of beef liver and onions, which inspires Vivian to introduce a fancy, controversial liver dish to the restaurant's menu.
December 2, 2017
A Chef's Life: Liver LoverVivian visits one of her favorite farmers and a restaurant known for its fried livers.
November 25, 2017
A Chef's Life: Chasing TroutVivian plans a respite from the road during the holidays, but finds herself busy at home.
November 18, 2017
A Chef's Life: Persimmon StyleVivian takes the twins to pick persimmons and learn about the fruit's different varieties.
November 11, 2017
A Chef's Life: Bourbon CountryDinner at Maker’s Mark in Vivian’s honor turns into an American history lesson.
November 4, 2017
A Chef's Life: WANTED: BroccoliVivian heads to NYC where her book launch means a full itinerary.
October 28, 2017
A Chef's Life: A Food Truck and a Pear TreeThe arrival of Vivian's cookbook sparks a well of emotions.
October 21, 2017
A Chef's Life: Prolific PeppersVivian preps peppers for Lambstock, a party where chefs, food, and music converge.
October 14, 2017
A Chef's Life: Shake, Rattle and Pole (Beans)With Summer heat high and rain levels low, Vivian struggles to find enough green beans.