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George Hirsch Lifestyle

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36.1 Local Inspired Comfort Foods George prepares family-inspired comfort foods, including mac-and-cheese, grilled pork sliders with crisp quick slaw, and double-chocolate brownies for dessert. George stops by a community-operated organic farm in Amagansett Long Island, where families support growing seasonal produce. Later, he visits the chef from Town Line BBQ who shares the secret of low-and-slow cooking. (1 of 13)
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101 TH 08/07/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 For The Love of Cheese George makes garlic scape pesto and puts a new spin on cooking fondue. He shares a few quick favorites, including Welsh rarebit with creamy mousseline potatoes, and creates cheese boards with savory and sweet garnishes to serve as an appetizer and dessert. George visits with his local artisanal cheese shop for tips on selecting and storing gourmet cheese. (2 of 13)
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102 FR 08/08/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Country Made George prepares a selection of simple comfort recipes, including fried chicken and waffles and his favorite creamy rice pudding. George visits Shady Lady Root Beer, a small-batch brewer of handcrafted soda, and then stops in at an artisanal producer of pastries in Sag Harbor. (3 of 13)
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103 MO 08/11/14 09:30am 00:26:48 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Home by the Sea George shares his expert tips while preparing seafood chowder, his spin on the classic shrimp salad, and his signature apple berry rhubarb pie. Then, George goes surf casting in Montauk, NY and shares the beauty of the East End waters for picturesque fishing. He concludes the episode with a pit-stop at a traditional clam bar. (4 of 13)
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104 TU 08/12/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Good Eating George visits Mecox Bay Dairy, a producer of 360-degree farming. Then, he stops at a Hamptons' micro brew for inspiration on keeping it local. Back in his indoor and outdoor kitchens, he prepeares farm-inspired dishes, including white bean casserole, bacon-wrapped meatloaf with mushroom gravy, honey grilled squash and grilled stuffed potatoes. (5 of 13)
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105 WE 08/13/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 From Our Soil George samples a restaurant's five-star dishes featuring ingredients from its organic gardens. He stops at a local farmers' market where East End farmers and food producers provide sustainable fresh ingredients. Back home, George prepares savory vegetable dishes, including field greens and tomato, vinaigrette eggplant and squash gratin, and zabaglione with chocolate cake and berries. (6 of 13)
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106 TH 08/14/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Layering with Seasoning George plans the perfect outdoor cookout, complete with flavor-packed tasting plates, grilled steak and spice-rubbed salmon, and a decadent chocolate mousse. George visits Captain Pete who shares tips on making the perfect smoked salmon. (7 of 13)
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107 FR 08/15/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Food Is Art An inspired George creates a traditional Italian menu of herb frittata, pasta with quick marinara, a time-honored meatballs recipe, and biscotti. An artist shares how art and food go hand-in-hand, and a local chef chats with George about finding new sources for inspiration for creating art in his kitchen. (8 of 13)
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108 MO 08/18/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Being Served George cooks a regal brunch, featuring fresh-squeezed mimosa, fried egg crab salad, Johnny cakes, and savory lamb sausage. Then, he visits a historic inn for inspiration and learns about the art of hospitality. (9 of 13)
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109 TU 08/19/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Wine and Dine George shares tips on clams, then prepares steamers in white wine, pan-roasted fluke white wine sauce and strawberry mascarpone crrepes. George joins up with an award-winning winemaker who shares the 40-year history of Long Island wines. Later, a French-trained wine expert offers his insights on choosing wines. (10 of 13)
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110 WE 08/20/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Vintage Classics Today's home-style menu features America's favorite combination--a hearty tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich. For dessert: George's classic brownie cookies. At the Mulford Farm Antiques Show in East Hampton, George learns tips on searching for antiques and later by a local antiques dealer in search of a vintage piece for his kitchen. (11 of 13)
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111 TH 08/21/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Old World Traditions George whips up his sausage campagnola, herb flatbread pizza, and finishes off the meal with his chocolate torta. He visits the local Italian market to see made-from-scratch sausage preparation and fresh mozzarella being made. (12 of 13)
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112 FR 08/22/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Pantry & Just Picked George concludes the season with a several tasty and quick dishes plucked from the pantry, including gazpacho and panzanella. He tours an apple orchid with a 12th-generation farming family and then prepares his classic tarte tartin using some of the fruit. He also receives a master class in pairing condiments with cheese and wine from an award-winning sommelier. (13 of 13)
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113 MO 08/25/14 09:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 For The Love of Cheese George makes garlic scape pesto and puts a new spin on cooking fondue. He shares a few quick favorites, including Welsh rarebit with creamy mousseline potatoes, and creates cheese boards with savory and sweet garnishes to serve as an appetizer and dessert. George visits with his local artisanal cheese shop for tips on selecting and storing gourmet cheese. (2 of 13)
WEB LINK
102 TU 08/26/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Country Made George prepares a selection of simple comfort recipes, including fried chicken and waffles and his favorite creamy rice pudding. George visits Shady Lady Root Beer, a small-batch brewer of handcrafted soda, and then stops in at an artisanal producer of pastries in Sag Harbor. (3 of 13)
WEB LINK
103 WE 08/27/14 09:30am 00:26:48 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Home by the Sea George shares his expert tips while preparing seafood chowder, his spin on the classic shrimp salad, and his signature apple berry rhubarb pie. Then, George goes surf casting in Montauk, NY and shares the beauty of the East End waters for picturesque fishing. He concludes the episode with a pit-stop at a traditional clam bar. (4 of 13)
WEB LINK
104 TH 08/28/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Good Eating George visits Mecox Bay Dairy, a producer of 360-degree farming. Then, he stops at a Hamptons' micro brew for inspiration on keeping it local. Back in his indoor and outdoor kitchens, he prepeares farm-inspired dishes, including white bean casserole, bacon-wrapped meatloaf with mushroom gravy, honey grilled squash and grilled stuffed potatoes. (5 of 13)
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105 FR 08/29/14 09:30am 00:26:47 (RPT) (CC) × ST