Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Start Sunday Right With Brunch by Capital Cooking airing this Week!

Enjoy Sunday with Capital Cooking as host Lauren DeSantis guides viewers through making a delectable brunch that will become a favorite in every home. Executive Chef of the Blue Duck Tavern, Brian McBride, joins Lauren as he demonstrates how to make a brunch favorite from his restaurant. 
The show begins with Brian McBride making crab cakes with poached egg and aioli sauce. With the help of Lauren, McBride shows viewers how to create their own crab cakes while preserving the true taste of the crab by using only white breadcrumbs as a filling. Instead of frying the crab cakes, McBride further enhances the taste of the crab by only searing the sides of each crab cake. Next the two make poached eggs and a simple aioli sauce to place on top of the crab cake. Served with mixed greens, this is a perfect dish to begin a Sunday.
Following crab cakes, Lauren shows how to make a quick and easy fresh berry salad with mint and triple sec. Fruit is the focus of this dish but the mint and triple sec add a kick to this traditional recipe. Lauren then turns to make skillet-fried potatoes with rosemary, bacon, and onion. The bacon and rosemary combine to create a balance of heartiness and delicateness that standard breakfast potatoes lack.
Finally, Nathan from Imperial Vodka steps in to demonstrate how to make the perfect brunch cocktail. From a spicy Bloody Mary to a sweet Fuzzy Navel, there is no better way to relax on a Sunday morning.
Be sure to watch this latest episode of Capital Cooking and brunch is sure to become a regular event in your home.   Watch Capital Cooking on the Dish Network channels 9396 and 9407.  Sunday Brunch will air EST:
Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.
Thursday at 9:00 p.m. and midnight
Friday at 3 a.m.
Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Capital Cooking is the first television show of its kind and now airs in more than 20 million households on Dish Network through CoLours TV. Capital Cooking highlights cooking traditions of regional cuisine from all areas of the country as well as international dishes. Throughout the series, DeSantis will incorporate entertaining tips into the shows, will cook with local chefs, and will demonstrate how to make recipes with ingredients that viewers can find at local grocery stores and farmers’ markets. Visit www.captialcookingshow.com for more information on upcoming events and http://captialcookingshow.blogspot.com for daily updates.
Photo by Emily Clack

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