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The Final Course: Dessert

In the final episode of The Shameless Chef, Michael Davenport entertains and delights with the richer things in life. From pavlova to sundae smorgasbords and homemade pie crusts, it’s all...

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Ingredients Plus Imagination

Revisit ingredients you may be overlooking and realize that experimentation is a big part of the joy of eating. First, Michael hams it up, discussing whole hams, ham and bean casserole, a...

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Summer Produce and Roadside Stands

Michael Davenport was thrilled whenever he found a roadside stand and if you’re anything like him, and have gone overboard buying too many fruits and vegetables, this episode has some ide...

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How to be a Shameless Dinner Party Host

Michael Davenport offers tips for being a great host, from the moment guests arrive to the time they leave when you’re left with the dirty dishes. Knowing how to ad-lib in the kitchen is ...

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An Extraordinary Salad Extravaganza

Michael Davenport proclaims: “along with peanut butter, I think salads are the gifts of the Gods.” However he would not stand for a bowl of iceberg lettuce with bottled dressing.

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Adventures in Eating Outside: From Picnics to Mountain Food

Head outside with The Shameless Chef this week. Michael’s ideal picnic was easy to transport and easy to clean up but that doesn’t mean the food has to be forgettable.

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Culinary Techniques: From Pan Broiling to the Perfect Pasta

Never commit the crime of overcooking your food again with some timeless tips from The Shameless Chef. No matter what sauce you’re serving with spaghetti, you have to boil the pasta first...

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Restaurant Woes: The Shameless Chef Dines Out

Michael Davenport didn’t frequent restaurants often because he preferred to prepare a meal. Perhaps his love for home cooking is why this episode’s stories are about the woes of dining ou...

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Try Something New: Weeds, Coriander, and Almond Soup

Try something new this week, whether it’s a novel recipe or an unfamiliar food. Michael talks edible weeds; from sage and fiddlehead fern to dandelions, he has tips for cooking and servin...

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Decoration, Festive Treats, and a Well-Set Table

From ornamenting your pastries to adding embellishment to your table, Michael Davenport believed that for all the time we take preparing our food, it should be presented proudly. An elabo...