Cooking with Caprial!

PBS (ended 1999)


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Cooking with Caprial! is an instructional cooking show from the American Public Broadcasting System with celebrity chefs Caprial Pence and her husband John, showing viewers how to make some exotic food from her Portland, OR, restaurant. The season opens with a short biography of Caprial and John and how they met in class at the Culinary Institute of America. The show then jumps right into Caprial demonstrating how to make her popular appetizer, Seared Scallops with Lemongrass Ginger Sauce. Soon to follow is the accompanying entr√©e Poached Salmon Sandwich with Curry Aioli and Raspberry Almond Cakes for dessert. John Pence fills in for Caprial later in the season to show his audience how to make his specialty salads, including his Grilled Mushroom Salad with Blue Cheese and Warm Spinach Salad with Apple Dressing. Caprial ends the season showcasing a variety of cooking genres, consisting of breakfast dishes, soup and salads, side dishes and homemade bread. The recipes displayed on the show are original creations that have become popular throughout the Portland area.