George Hirsch Lifestyle

Chef and five-time author George Hirsch returns to public television to share his philosophy of bridging good food with good living. Taped in his Hampton home's indoor and outdoor kitchens, George uses his culinary know-how and well-honed techniques to cook up savory recipes for entertaining at home - from preparing an intimate meal for two to designing a menu for 30 people. He also embarks on mini-field trips to local community producers and suppliers in search of fresh ingredients and down-home inspiration.

Tue, Sep 28 7:30 P.M. Vintage Classics     NH CREATE

A home-style menu featuring America's favorite combination - a hearty tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich - is topped off with George's classic brownie cookies.

Wed, Sep 29 1:30 A.M. Vintage Classics     NH CREATE

A home-style menu featuring America's favorite combination - a hearty tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich - is topped off with George's classic brownie cookies.

Sun, Oct 3 7:30 P.M. Old World Traditions     NH CREATE

At his home kitchen, George whips up his sausage campagnola, herb flatbread pizza, and finishes off the meal with his chocolate torta.

Tue, Oct 5 7:30 P.M. Pantry & Just Picked     NH CREATE

George concludes the season with a several tasty and quick dishes plucked from the pantry, including gazpacho and panzanella.

Wed, Oct 6 1:30 A.M. Pantry & Just Picked     NH CREATE

George concludes the season with a several tasty and quick dishes plucked from the pantry, including gazpacho and panzanella.

Sun, Oct 10 7:30 P.M. Go Green     NH CREATE

George visits Deer Run Farms in Brookhaven Long Island where Bob Nolan's farm is a family affair, growing numerous varieties of vegetables and greens.

Tue, Oct 12 7:30 P.M. Roots & Traditions     NH CREATE

Chef George tours a family farm whose deep roots hold a secret recipe for sustainability-horseradish, which the farm grows and grinds.

Wed, Oct 13 1:30 A.M. Roots & Traditions     NH CREATE

Chef George tours a family farm whose deep roots hold a secret recipe for sustainability-horseradish, which the farm grows and grinds.

Sun, Oct 17 7:30 P.M. Comforting Brew     NH CREATE

George visits North Fork Brewing, a farm brewery that grows then brews.

Tue, Oct 19 7:30 P.M. Top Spear     NH CREATE

Three young farmers are taking on running one of the oldest family farms in the country, one spear at a time.

Wed, Oct 20 1:30 A.M. Top Spear     NH CREATE

Three young farmers are taking on running one of the oldest family farms in the country, one spear at a time.

Sun, Oct 24 7:30 P.M. Celebration!     NH CREATE

A leading marine biologist cultivates oysters at a natural shellfish farm, sharing with George the joy of life with millions of oysters.

Tue, Oct 26 7:30 P.M. Old Vines, Deep Roots     NH CREATE

George makes a visit to Paumanok on Paumanok, which is the Native American name for Long Island and also the namesake of a world-class estate vineyard that has been farmed since the initial days of the region's wine production.

Wed, Oct 27 1:30 A.M. Old Vines, Deep Roots     NH CREATE

George makes a visit to Paumanok on Paumanok, which is the Native American name for Long Island and also the namesake of a world-class estate vineyard that has been farmed since the initial days of the region's wine production.

Sun, Oct 31 7:30 P.M. Ripe for the Picking     NH CREATE

George visits an historic bicentennial farm dating back to 1661, which is one of the oldest cultivated farms in the country.

Tue, Nov 2 7:30 P.M. Organic Beginnings     NH CREATE

George visits a multigenerational, certified organic farm and kitchen with roots in Asian vegetables, now producing hundreds of varieties of specialty produce.

Wed, Nov 3 1:30 A.M. Organic Beginnings     NH CREATE

George visits a multigenerational, certified organic farm and kitchen with roots in Asian vegetables, now producing hundreds of varieties of specialty produce.

Sun, Nov 7 7:30 P.M. An Egg-Cellent Selection     NH CREATE

George visits a family-run sustainable farm, where eight hands grow food and raise livestock the way nature intended.

George Hirsch Lifestyle By Episode

  • Local Inspired Comfort Foods (#101)

    In the premiere episodes, George prepares family-inspired comfort foods, including mac-and-cheese, grilled pork sliders with crisp quick slaw, and double-chocolate brownies for dessert.

  • For The Love of Cheese (#102)

  • Country Made (#103)

    George prepares a selection of simple comfort recipes, including fried chicken and waffles and his favorite creamy rice pudding.

  • Home by the Sea (#104)

    George shares his expert tips while preparing seafood chowder, his spin on the classic shrimp salad, and his signature apple berry rhubarb pie.

  • Good Eating (#105)

    George visits Mecox Bay Dairy, a producer of 360-degree farming.

  • From Our Soil (#106)

    In this episode, George samples a restaurant's five-star dishes featuring ingredients from its organic gardens.

  • Layering with Seasoning (#107)

    George plans the perfect outdoor cookout, complete with flavor-packed tasting plates, grilled steak and spice-rubbed salmon, and a decadent chocolate mousse.

  • Food Is Art (#108)

    An inspired George creates a traditional Italian menu of herb frittata, pasta with quick marinara, a time-honored meatballs recipe, and biscotti.

  • Being Served (#109)

    George cooks a regal brunch, featuring fresh-squeezed mimosa, fried egg crab salad, Johnny cakes, and savory lamb sausage.

  • Wine and Dine (#110)

    In the kitchen, George shares tips on clams, then prepares steamers in white wine, pan-roasted fluke white wine sauce and strawberry mascarpone crrepes.

  • Vintage Classics (#111)

    A home-style menu featuring America's favorite combination - a hearty tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich - is topped off with George's classic brownie cookies.

  • Old World Traditions (#112)

    At his home kitchen, George whips up his sausage campagnola, herb flatbread pizza, and finishes off the meal with his chocolate torta.

  • Pantry & Just Picked (#113)

    George concludes the season with a several tasty and quick dishes plucked from the pantry, including gazpacho and panzanella.

  • Go Green (#201)

    George visits Deer Run Farms in Brookhaven Long Island where Bob Nolan's farm is a family affair, growing numerous varieties of vegetables and greens.

  • Roots & Traditions (#202)

    Chef George tours a family farm whose deep roots hold a secret recipe for sustainability-horseradish, which the farm grows and grinds.

  • Comforting Brew (#203)

    George visits North Fork Brewing, a farm brewery that grows then brews.

  • Top Spear (#204)

    Three young farmers are taking on running one of the oldest family farms in the country, one spear at a time.

  • Celebration! (#205)

    A leading marine biologist cultivates oysters at a natural shellfish farm, sharing with George the joy of life with millions of oysters.

  • Old Vines, Deep Roots (#206)

    George makes a visit to Paumanok on Paumanok, which is the Native American name for Long Island and also the namesake of a world-class estate vineyard that has been farmed since the initial days of the region's wine production.

  • Ripe for the Picking (#207)

    George visits an historic bicentennial farm dating back to 1661, which is one of the oldest cultivated farms in the country.

  • Organic Beginnings (#208)

    George visits a multigenerational, certified organic farm and kitchen with roots in Asian vegetables, now producing hundreds of varieties of specialty produce.

  • An Egg-Cellent Selection (#209)

    George visits a family-run sustainable farm, where eight hands grow food and raise livestock the way nature intended.

  • Aww Shucks (#210)

    George explores how corn farming is changing from generation to generation, one ear at a time.

  • Seafood Success! (#211)

    George pays a visit to a commercial fishing pack house, where the water's bounty supports not only a family, but a lifestyle.

  • Cauliflower, Carrots & Crisp, OH MY! (#212)

    George tours a state of the art greenhouse that farms in the European tradition, cultivating hundreds of ancient heirloom micro greens in a socially responsible manner.

  • The Amazing Potato (#213)

    George prepares potato crusted chicken, farmers vegetable gratin and, for dessert, sweet potato pie.


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