Chef Mac

About this original series

A classically trained chef demonstrates techniques and recipes for the home cook with humor and passion.

Episodes of Chef Mac

    • CHEF MAC'S HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

      Mwuah-ha-Ha-HA-HAAAAAA!!!

      • Release date
        Mar 11, 2011
      • Runtime
        06:41
    • FRENCH ONION SOUP

      This well known dish is very simple, but the usual method can be labor intensive and easy to mess up. Here's a technique that keeps all the flavor and eliminates most of work for a great hearty soup with a lot of flavor.

      • Release date
        Feb 22, 2011
      • Runtime
        10:42
    • WOK LIKE A BOSS!!!

      What we call a wok (though it has many, many other names) is one of the first great cooking implements to have been invented. The oldest of them are thousands of years old and the basic design has changed very little since then. Chef Mac takes you through the wok and why its great for everyday use or even special occasions.

      • Release date
        Feb 7, 2011
      • Runtime
        21:29
    • DUCK L'ORANGE

      Duck Lorange, one of the first classical recipes to excite Americans, now verges on a disrespectful joke. Still, it is one of the most delicious and accessible of all classical gourmet.

      • Release date
        Jan 26, 2011
      • Runtime
        28:22
    • FLIP THAT PAN!

      Learn how to flip without the crushing expense, overwhelming stress and soul destroying humiliation of going to culinary school.

      • Release date
        Jan 14, 2011
      • Runtime
        04:04
      • Release date
        Jan 13, 2011
      • Runtime
        07:23
    • BEEF MUSHROOM SOUP

      Snow-pacolypse 2011!!! Ah well, New England. Nothing to do but stay in and make soup.

      • Release date
        Jan 13, 2011
      • Runtime
        17:39
    • MAC THE KNIFE

      After several questions about knives on Reddit (interspersed among the geeky argument about gelatin filtration, grrrrrr) Chef Mac gives a quick overview on what to look for in a kitchen knife.

      • Release date
        Jan 7, 2011
      • Runtime
        07:13
    • SPICY SALMON QUENELLE

      Some people say you can't do much of anything with a cheap cut of farmed fish or canned salmon. Nonsense. This is a great dish for parties. If you want less of a seafood taste substitute vegetable stock for seafood stock in the recipe.

      • Release date
        Jan 7, 2011
      • Runtime
        11:39
    • Il TIMPANO

      A very special selection from the world of Italian cuisine. You take a pastry dough and fill it with the most wonderful things. After you bake it, it looks like a timpany drum.

      • Release date
        Jan 6, 2011
      • Runtime
        25:49