Martha's Cooking School

March 2020

Season 3 Episode 13 - Corn

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We enjoy corn in many different forms. Martha first demonstrates corn fritters, a sweet and savory treat topped with honey. Next she shows how to make corn stock, which can serve as the base for a tasty summer corn chowder - Martha’s version uses potatoes and cream. And finally, a childhood favorite all grown up - homemade...

Season 3 Episode 12 - Salads

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Salads are a terrific way to make vegetables your main course. When Martha invites guests to lunch, she loves to make frisée aux lardons, a classic French salad made with spicy greens, crisp bacon, creamy poached eggs, and warm vinaigrette. Her chopped salad is based on a recipe she got from her daughter Alexis - a dish th...

Season 3 Episode 11 - Potatoes

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Martha offers a primer on a favourite starch - potatoes. She begins potatoes gratin - thinly sliced potatoes cooked in milk and baked in a cream mixture with cheese. Next comes a recipe that’s become synonymous with American food - potato salad. Then, in case your go-to mashed potato recipe needs an upgrade, Martha shows a...

Season 3 Episode 10 - Pork

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There is no end to the amount of impressive dishes you can make with pork. Martha makes porchetta, highly seasoned roasted pork with soft, juicy meat and crisp, crackling skin. Next she demonstrates a centerpiece of her holiday table - glazed ham. Then she shows why fruit and pork have always been a harmonious combination ...

Season 3 Episode 9 - Sauces

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A great sauce can take a dish from good to fantastic. Martha goes over some classics, starting with Béarnaise sauce, a derivative of Hollandaise. Next she makes Kansas City barbecue sauce, which is tomato-based with a sweet-tart flavour. Tartar sauce - Martha’s version includes capers, shallots, and cornichons - and a tast...

Season 3 Episode 8 - Grains

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Thanks to their excellent health benefits, grains have surged in popularity lately. There are infinite ways to prepare them, and in this episode Martha shows three of her favourites. First she cooks up a mushroom barley soup that’s based on her mother’s recipe. Next she makes couscous royale, a great way to showcase this v...

Season 3 Episode 7 - Vegetables

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We all know we should be eating vegetables whenever possible, but it’s important to switch up the types that we cook with. Martha shows how to make four extremely tasty dishes using vegetables that may not be in everyone’s regular rotation - steamed artichokes with tarragon butter, braised leeks, fried okra, and whole roas...

Season 3 Episode 6 - Rice

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One of the most popular starches, rice can be transformed from plain to extraordinary in a variety of ways. Martha shows how to make a fabulous paella that’s brimming with tender chicken, pork, seafood, and vegetables. Next she demonstrates one of her favorites - stuffed peppers with fluffy rice, pine nuts, raisins, and he...

Season 3 Episode 5 - Braising

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Martha explores braising, the technique behind so many iconic dishes. Osso Buco is an Italian specialty and a perfect example of how a less tender cut of meat can be transformed into a delicious dish. Then, she makes Ireland’s favourite - homemade corned beef. And finally, Martha demonstrates how to make lamb shanks with t...

Season 3 Episode 4 - Noodles

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Who doesn’t love a big bowl of noodles? In this episode, Martha shows viewers how to make three of her favourites.