Season 2

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A Chef's Life

Blueberries and Boiling Over

A year after overcoming a devastating fire, Vivian and Ben go all-in on a 2nd restaurant.

Blueberries and Boiling Over

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A Chef's Life

Shrimp Sells

A family beach trip turns competitive for Vivian and her sisters.

Shrimp Sells

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A Chef's Life

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Butterbean

Vivian and Ben face challenges on the cusp of opening a new restaurant, the Boiler Room.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Butterbean

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A Chef's Life

Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! (Part 1)

Vivian undertakes mammoth preparations for her huge Souther Foodways Alliance luncheon.

Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! (Part 1)

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A Chef's Life

Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! (Part 2)

Vivian almost reaches her breaking point, but everyone pulls together for the big event.

Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! (Part 2)

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Apples

Vivian returns from her road trip and confronts her long absence from the restaurant.

Apples

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A Chef's Life

The Fish Episode, Y’all

Vivian presents a few of the many ways fish makes its appearance in Southern cooking.

The Fish Episode, Y’all

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Obviously, It’s Pecans

November has arrived and the restaurant is busy. Vivian feels the stress at work and home.

Obviously, It’s Pecans

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A Chef's Life

Turnips: The Roots

Fun Summer vegetables are long gone, so Vivian looks to liven up the unglamorous turnip.

Turnips: The Roots

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A Chef's Life

Turnips: The Greens

Vivian finds “run-up” turnip greens, which are central to her approach to southern food.

Turnips: The Greens

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A Chef's Life

Chicken Lickin’

As Vivian waits for Spring’s vegetables to appear, the new best-seller is a whole chicken.

Chicken Lickin’

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A Chef's Life

Ramp-ing up to Spring

Vivian and the restaurant go wild over ramps, after a winter of few fresh vegetables.

Ramp-ing up to Spring

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A Chef's Life

Eggs A Dozen Ways

Vivian cooks for a supper club and experiments with an eye towards the James Beard House.

Eggs A Dozen Ways

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A Chef's Life

Eggs Two Dozen Ways

Vivian’s invitation to cook at the prestigious James Beard House becomes a reality.

Eggs Two Dozen Ways

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A Chef's Life

The Holiday Special

Join Vivian for a taste of the holidays as she serves up the best of her Southern cooking.

The Holiday Special