Claire is looking for new and exciting ways to use apples... from a French version of an apple pie to an accessory on a ham sandwich. In her kitchen, Claire uses one of her favorite fruits to make tarte tatin as well as an apple slaw and ham sandwich.
Claire is on the search for recipes that her friends and family with food allergies can enjoy. In the kitchen, Claire makes gluten-free banana bread and pecan “panna cotta” with caramelized pears and caramel sauce...both delicious desserts for people with special food needs!
In this episode Claire finds out why everyone says breakfast is the most important meal of the day as she travels to a small urban farm to learn about chickens and the classic breakfast item— eggs. Back in the kitchen, Claire makes a frittata as well as homemade granola, which is perfect for eating breakfast on-the-go!
Host Claire Thomas explores ways to incorporate chocolate in her recipes after visiting a friend who happens to be a chocolatier. Homemade hot fudge sauce, a special hot chocolate mix, and decadent brownies are Claire’s chocolate-inspired creations back in the kitchen.
In this episode, Claire journeys to the tiniest of kitchens: food trucks. On board, she learns tips and tricks for small space storage and organization, and a little about food culture, as well. Back in the kitchen, Claire takes ideas from the two trucks she visited and makes a twist on a grilled cheese sandwich.