Season 1

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    A Chef's Life

    Have Yourself Some Moonshine

    Vivian visits Broad Slab Distillery, and talks about the art and soul of white lightning.

    Have Yourself Some Moonshine

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    A Chef's Life

    The Buttermilk Belt

    Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up buttermilk for the restaurant.

    The Buttermilk Belt

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    A Chef's Life

    Collard Green Queen

    Vivian gets a lesson in a 100-year-old tradition of making collard kraut.

    Collard Green Queen

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    A Chef's Life

    Sweet Potato

    Vivian visits one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country.

    Sweet Potato

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    A Chef's Life

    Peanuts

    Vivian visits neighbor Marty Harper’s peanut farm just before and during harvest.

    Peanuts

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    A Chef's Life

    Amber Waves of Grain

    Vivian travels to meet with Glenn Roberts to learn about Carolina Heirloom Rice.

    Amber Waves of Grain

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    A Chef's Life

    Muscadine Time

    Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard.

    Muscadine Time

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    A Chef's Life

    Oysters

    Vivian goes to Cedar Island to explore the new culture of farm-raised oysters.

    Oysters

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    A Chef's Life

    You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey

    Vivian preps for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon with the ultimate tomato sandwich.

    You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey

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    A Chef's Life

    Cracklin' Kitchen

    Vivian launches the restaurant’s new “whole animal, no waste” program with two pigs.

    Cracklin' Kitchen

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    A Chef's Life

    Pimp My Grits

    The restaurant gears up for a practice service — but nothing is going as planned.

    Pimp My Grits

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    A Chef's Life

    Strawberry Stay at Home

    Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the Southern harbinger of Spring.

    Strawberry Stay at Home

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    A Chef's Life

    Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea

    Chef Vivian and her husband leave NYC to open a restaurant in her North Carolina hometown.

    Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea