Emeril Live - Season 8

Food Network (ended 2009)




Episode Guide

  • Cookin' with Spirits
    Emeril shows all the fun you can have with liquor tonight, from cocktail to dessert, and you'll never look at cooking with alcohol the same way again. Trent Willmon drops by to share a spirit-filled tune, and Emeril consults with one of the experts from a Chelsea Market shop. Menu: • Long Island Iced Tea • Salsa with Tequila-Lime Dressing • Mussels in Cognac Cream • Filet Mignon with Brandy Mushroom Sauce • Bourbon Nut Cakemoreless
  • Chicken Four Ways
    Chicken Four Ways
    Episode 78
    Recipes include: Charlotte's Boursin Roasted Chicken Chicken Cakes with Tangy Remoulade Sauce Chicken Pontalba Poulet Tchoupitoulas
  • Irresistable Sweets
    Irresistable Sweets
    Episode 75
    Emeril takes a worldly look at desserts tonight, showing that every country has a sweet tooth with these treats from Italy, Russia and Greece. Menu: • Baklava • Frozen Strawberry-Basil Mousse • Italian Easter Pie • Russian Tea Cakes
  • Diner Dining
    Diner Dining
    Episode 74
    Emeril takes you back to your favorite diner with these classic recipes for which he, of course, has put on his own spin. Menu: • Everybody's Favorite Malted Shake • Kicked Up Tuna Melt – with Avocado • Cheese Fries • New Orleans Style S.O.S. • Peach Fried Pies – Cinnamon Doughmoreless
  • Mexican Madness
    Mexican Madness
    Episode 71
    It may take bottles of tequila to loosen up this crowd, but once they are appropriately enthusiastic Emeril rewards them with Mexican cuisine that will make you rethink ordering out, it's that flavorful and easy to prepare. Menu: • Top Shelf Margarita Grande • Ensalada de Nopalitos • Chorizo Tamales with Green Mole Sauce • Shredded Pork Taquitos – Served with Corn Queso and Roasted Tomatillo Salsamoreless
  • Firehouse Favorites
    Firehouse Favorites
    Episode 68
    Recipes Include Urky Lurky Ugly Cake Firehouse Crab Boil Day-After Crab Boil Potato Salad
  • Christmas Holiday Party
    Emeril's in a festive mood, this being his first Christmas at Chelsea Market, and to share it with everyone he's invited the Manhattan Transfer in to sing carols and he'll make up a feast that you can use for your own holiday bash. Menu: • Emeril's Eggnog • Salmon-Dill Eggs • Roasted Vegetable Goat Cheese Terrine • Asian Pork Tenderloin • Honey Spice Cake with Rum Glazemoreless
  • Holiday Food Gifts
    Holiday Food Gifts
    Episode 66
    Not sure what to gift the people on your list? Whether they've been naughty or nice, Emeril and his friends at Chelsea Market Baskets can make up themed baskets that capture the flavor of the season, and four lucky audience members get to take them home. Menu: • Herbed Butter Crackers (Wine & Cheese Basket) • Banana-Leaf Wrapped Steamed Fresh Cod with Udon Noodles in a Mushroom Dashi Broth (Asian Basket) • Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce (Italian Basket) • Creole Christmas Fruitcakes – Served with Whiskey Sauce (Dessert Basket)moreless
  • Emeril's Blue Plate Special
    Tonight Emeril puts his spin on diner food with these twists on the classic fare, and Trace Adkins drops by, setting the mood for this hearty meal.
  • Dueling Comfort Foods
    Emeril invites his pal, Chef Michael Lomonaco, onto the set so they can prepare comfort food with an attitude tonight. Eschewing mashed potatoes and Mac & Cheese, they still dish up food that will make you long for home, or a nice fire. Menu: • Wonton Soup (Emeril) • Curried Pea Soup with Frizzed Ginger (Michael) • Philly Cheese Steak (Michael) • Emeril's Knife and Fork Open-Faced Sandwich (Emeril) • Peanut Butter Cream Pie (Emeril) • Double Crust Apple Pie (Michael)moreless
  • Irish Pub Grub
    Irish Pub Grub
    Episode 62
    Emeril and Bobby Flay may be in a cooking duel, but that won't stop them from demonstrating how pub fare has evolved to a fine cuisine of its own. Irish grub is more than corned beef and cabbage, nowadays, and who better to show off the evolution than these two master chefs? Menu: • Smoked Salmon and Watercress Salad – Served with a Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette (Emeril) • Smoked Salmon Hash – Served with a Dill Vinaigrette (Bobby) • Grilled Lamb Chops with a Red Wine Reduction Sauce – Served with Buttermilk Onion Rings (Emeril) • Caraway and Fennel Crusted Loin of Lamb with Mustard Sauce – Served with Braised Napa Cabbage with Bacon, Red Wine Vinegar, and Mint (Bobby) • Oat Cake with Warm Mixed Berry Compote and Clotted Cream (Bobby) • Strawberry-Rhubarb Irish Crumble with Irish Whiskey Butter (Emeril)moreless
  • Home Cookin'
    Home Cookin'
    Episode 61
    Emeril's invited Paula Deen over to dish up some down home recipes, but he may never be the same – what with her taking over his kitchen and the racy dialogue. Menu: • Chicken-Fried Pork Chops with Andouille-Milk Gravy over Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes (Emeril) • Stuffed Pork Chops with Grits (Paula) • Avocado Chicken Salad (Paula) • Chicken-Mushroom Fricasee over Biscuits (Emeril) • Fried Oyster Salad with Buttermilk Dressing and Corn-Jalapeno Relish (Emeril) • Oyster Stew (Paula)moreless
  • Football Party
    Football Party
    Episode 60
    Emeril and some of the New York Jets create a game day party filled with manly-man grub which has enough fancy twists that a girly-girl will feel right at home. Menu: • Cheesy Crab and Corn Nachos • Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms • Caesar Style Steak Salad • Beer Battered Trout Tacos – Served with Spicy Horseradish Coleslawmoreless
  • New Orleans Jazz Brunch
    Emeril creates dishes for the perfect jazz brunch, a Sunday staple in New Orleans. From sweet to savory, with a little spicy thrown in, this menu could be served at any fine dining establishment. Plus, he's invited Jane Monheit and her band, who've dropped by to provide a little live jazz to set the mood. Menu: • Bloody Mary Mix • Pecan Waffles with Banana Syrup • Smoked Salmon Frittata • Smoked Trout Hash – Served with Poached Eggs and Choron Sauce • Mixed Berries with Limoncello Lemon Curdmoreless
  • Harvest Windfall
    Harvest Windfall
    Episode 54
    Recipes Include: Squash Ribbon Salad with Goat Cheese Green Tomato Pickles Spicy Homemade Ketchup Venison Sausage Burgers Pear Brown Betty
  • Emeril's Chelsea Market Thanksgiving
    Emeril celebrates his first Thanksgiving at Chelsea Market by inviting some friends, shopkeepers at the market, who will share their best holiday memories as he cooks a classic thanksgiving feast. Menu: • Emeril's Big Bird with Giblet Gravy • Savory Spinach and Artichoke Stuffing • Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes • Caramelized Pear Gingerbread with Molasses Ice Cream • Fresh Cranberry Saucemoreless
  • Emeril's Desserts
    Emeril's Desserts
    Episode 52
    Recipes Include: Lemony Panna Cotta with Fresh Blueberry Sauce Flourless Chocolate Cake Caramelized Apple Cheesecake with Spiced Creme Anglaise and Butterscotch Sauce Fig and Balsamic Syrup Mille Feuille
  • Viva Lagasse
    Viva Lagasse
    Episode 51
    Emeril celebrates his restaurants with some of their signature dishes.
  • Pastry Pointers
    Pastry Pointers
    Episode 50
    Do your cream puffs never work? Are your éclairs flat? Tonight Emeril shows you how to work with the classic pastry dough, pâte à choux, and then demonstrates a couple traditional uses as well as one that's a creative twist.
  • Creative Lasagna
    Creative Lasagna
    Episode 49
    An energized Emeril takes a look at lasagna with a new eye, and the results are some crazy, but delicious, lasagnas; plus, he throws in a dessert lasagna just for fun.
  • New Orleans Caribbean Connection
    Recipes included Caribbean-Style Rice and Beans, New Orleans-Style Red Beans and Rice, Haitian Sweet Potato Pudding Cake, Fried Okra with a Tomato Marmalade, and Haitian Cremasse,
  • Pork Fat Always Rules
    Recipes included Root Beer Glazed Pork Chops with Bourbon-Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Caramelized Onions, Bacon-Wrapped Trout with Tomato-Thyme Butter Sauce, Tangerine-Glazed Pork Belly, and Southern-Style Green Beans with Bacon and New Potatoes.
  • Creole Cuisine
    Creole Cuisine
    Episode 46
    Emeril invites his dear friends the Uglesichs up from New Orleans and prepares some dishes from their restaurant that's all about Cajun food.
  • International Soups and Stews
    Recipes included Swedish Yellow Pea Soup, African Peanut Soup, Pozole Verde, and Jamaican Chilled Avocado Soup with Fresh Ginger and Lime Crema.
  • Cajun Cookin'
    Cajun Cookin'
    Episode 44
    Recipes included Shrimp Patties with Mirliton Slaw, Pork Chops and Sweet Potato Gravy, Oyster and Bacon Pie, and Les Oreilles De Cochon (Cajun Pig's Ear Pastries).
  • Louisiana Backroads
    Louisiana Backroads
    Episode 43
    Emeril visits rural Louisiana with these dishes that are comfort food with a little twist.
  • Fresh Fixin's
    Fresh Fixin's
    Episode 42
    Recipes included Goat Cheesecake with Red Wine Poached Guava, Roasted Venison Backstrap with Gooseberry Sauce, Roasted Baby Beet Salad with warm Goat Cheese and Frisee, and Clemetine Granita.
  • Big Foods, Bold Flavors
    Emeril raids the Food Network kitchen tonight as he lays claim to the base ingredients for a meal that celebrates flavor, lots of food, and more flavor.
  • Emeril's Classics
    Emeril's Classics
    Episode 40
    Recipes included Emeril's Salad, Potato-Crusted Catfish with Fennel, Vinaigrette and Spaghetti Squash, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches, Emeril's Coffee, and Delmonico's Dry-Aged Sirloin Steaks with Homemade Worcestershire Sauce, Scalloped Potatoes and Creamed Spinach.
  • Baseball Party
    Baseball Party
    Episode 39
    It's baseball season, and Mets are busting out all over. First the Emeril Live crew takes a trip to Shea Stadium and catches the team in a unique version of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," then it's beck to the studio where Emeril welcomes two special guests and prepares a meal that's suitable for the owner's box, but will work just as well at your next baseball viewing party. Menu: • Andouille Corn Dogs • BBQ Short Rib Sandwich – Served with Blue Cheese Cole Slaw • Homemade Cracker Jacks • Spiked Watermelon Sorbet Cups • Root Beer Floatsmoreless
  • Ooey Gooey Cheese
    Ooey Gooey Cheese
    Episode 38
    Emeril's focusing on four deliciously meltable cheeses tonight, and you'll never look at them the same way again. He's making appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, even stealing a recipe from his executive producer, and still he finds time for some quick classes on vegetable prep and selection. Menu: • Asparagus Tart with Vacherin • Roasted Red Onions Stuffed with Mascarpone • Karen's French Harvest Soup (Gruyere) • Mashed Potatoes with Cantalmoreless
  • Candy Treats
    Candy Treats
    Episode 37
    Recipes included Butter Cream Mints, Lemon Marshmallows, Pineapple-Lime Pate de Fruit, and White Chocolate, Almond, and Orange Turtles.
  • Low Carb
    Low Carb
    Episode 36
    Recipes included Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin Salad, Marinated Flank Steak with Mushroom Ragout and Herb Salad, Jicama Tuna Tacos with Guacamole and Charred Pico De Gallo, and Cajun Turkey Sausage with Eggs and Asparagus Sauce.
  • Rustic Country Cuisine
    Recipes included Mint Julep, Sticky Chicken Corn Oysters, Cracklin' Bread, and Cinnamon Pound Cake with Stewed Peaches.
  • Pizza with Pizzaz
    Pizza with Pizzaz
    Episode 34
    Emeril shows some pizza basics tonight and then puts his own spin on some heavenly pizzas.
  • Loco For Cocoa
    Loco For Cocoa
    Episode 33
    Recipes included Hot Cocoa Souffles, Just-Chillin' Chocolate Fridge Pie, Chocolate Chipotle Brownies, and Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches.
  • Fun Fried Foods
    Fun Fried Foods
    Episode 32
    Emeril's frying everything in sight tonight, so keep your belongings close as he dredges and breads animals and vegetables, plus creates dipping sauces that will send the dishes into the stratosphere. Menu: • Fried Avocado Slices – Served with Spicy Lime Crema • Fried Mozzarella – Served with Puttanesca Dipping Sauce • Breaded & Fried Duck Confit – Served with Blueberry Sauce • Fried Kicked Up Jalapeño Peppers • Fried Oreosmoreless
  • Emeril's Homemade Italian
    Recipes Include: Fried Calamari Bracciole Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan and Balsamic Vinaigrette Sausage and Eggplant-Stuffed Shells in a Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce Simply Delicious Cheesecake
  • Welcome to Chelsea Market
    Recipes Include: Chateaubriand a la Bouquetiere with Marchand de Vin Sauce Emeril's Baked Alaska Potato Crusted Red Snapper on Warm Chanterelle and Lump Crabmeat Salad with Fava Bean Cream and Shrimp Foam
  • Emeril's Big Florida Vacation
    Emeril takes the audience on his vacation, and then brings them back to the studio where he prepares dishes that will fit your vacation mood.
  • Emeril's Polynesian Feast
    Emeril serves up food inspired by the Pacific Islands tonight showing a cuisine that reflects the many influences of the region.
  • Let's Play with Food
    Recipes Include: Dagwood Stacked Sandwich Shrek and Donkey's Manly Waffles (Waffle topped by Grilled Ham Steak, Poached Eggs, and Sausage-Milk Gravy) Phyllo Wrapped Chicken Mummy Peanut Butter, Banana, and Bacon Stuffed French Toast Banana Breakfast Fruit Smoothie
  • Family Affair
    Family Affair
    Episode 26
    Recipes Include: Parmesan Pita Toast Strips Shrimp Salad in Fan-Tailed Avocados with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Scallopini with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Herbed Orzo with Peas Strawberry Puff Pastry Tart
  • Our Family Traditions
    Recipes Include: Marinated Mushroom Salad Alden's Grandmother's Meat and Potato Casserole Jesse's Big Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Butter Filling Jillie's Pesto Cheese Dip
  • Our Family Melting Pot
    Recipes Include: Greek Souvlaki Sandwich Warm Watercress Salad with Stir-Fried Beef and Kid-Friendly Kim Chee Spaghetti Bolognese Crawfish and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Fried Okra and Buttermilk Dressing
  • Kid's Viewer Mail
    Kid's Viewer Mail
    Episode 23
    Recipes Include: Kicked Up No-Bake Nachos Awesome Little Burgers Ya-Gotta-Love-It Squid Linguine Strawberry-Banana Chocolate Brownies Trifles with Vanilla Pudding
  • Emeril's Cook With Your Kids Contest
    Recipes Include: Tex Mex Chicken Taco Soup Noah's Kickin' Chicken Bake Herb-Crusted Halibut aka "Mommy's Fish Sticks" Caramel Cinnamon Graham Apple Pie with Caramel Pecan Cream
  • There's a Chef in My Family
    Recipes Include: Emeril's Favorite Fried Egg Sandwich Fondue for You Garlic Lovers' Pot Roast and Real-Deal Rice Pilaf Candy Bar-Stuffed Baked Apples
  • Ice Cream Parlor
    Ice Cream Parlor
    Episode 20
    Recipes Include: Strawberry Daiquiri Ice Pops Mango Frozen Yogurt and Raspberry Parfaits Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Cake Chocolate-Cherry Ice Cream Bonbons Kicked-up Banana Root Beer Float
  • We're Havin' A Bake Sale
    Recipes Include: Snickerdoodles Lemon Squares Kicked Up Oatmeal Cookies Blueberry-Raspberry Muffins with Streusel Topping Chocolate Swirl Bundt Cake with Nutty Topping
  • Perfect Pasta
    Perfect Pasta
    Episode 18
    Recipes Include: Lump Crabmeat Ravioli with Red Pepper Cream Sauce and Asparagus Rigatoni with Roasted Gaaahlic Sauce Smoked Mushrooms and Tasso over Orecchiette Lamb and Feta Cheese Lasagna
  • Country Style Cooking
    Emeril takes viewers to the country with traditional comfort food dishes. Recipes included Emeril's Shake 'em Up Pork Chops, Crabmeat-Cornbread Stuffed Baked Catfish with Creamy White Gravy, and Chocolate Cocoa-Buttermilk Cake.
  • Fresh Soups
    Fresh Soups
    Episode 16
    Emeril takes a fresh look at soups tonight as he uses spring harvest ingredients to create some of the best soups you'll ever taste. Recipes included Melon Soup with Prosciutto Breadsticks, Tomato Soup with Baby Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Curried Zucchini Soup, and Emeril's Favorite Tortilla Soup.
  • Salt of the Earth
    Salt of the Earth
    Episode 15
    Emeril demonstrates some new ways to use salt – it's more than a seasoning these days. Recipes included Emeril's Fresh and Fierce Margaritas, Gravlax, Rosemary and Salt Roasted Shrimp with Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce, Duck Pastrami, and Apricot and Date Frozen Mousse with Fleur de Sel.
  • Dueling Barbecue
    Dueling Barbecue
    Episode 14
    Emeril and barbecue is not an association normally made, but tonight he takes on a chef who is identified with it. Bobby Flay challenges Emeril to best him at grilling.
  • Our Wedding Cocktail Party
    Emeril prepares finger food that's elegant enough for a cocktail party to celebrate that special day. Recipes included Goat Cheese-Coated Grapes, Gougeres Stuffed with Ham Mousse, Louisiana Crab Cakes with Corn Relish, and Chicken and Andouille Pastry Cups with Sweet Barbecue Sauce.
  • Summer Entertaining
    Summer Entertaining
    Episode 12
    Still with the winter doldrums? Emeril has just the thing with these dishes that will make a perfect summer party, plus, he's brought Joe Perry of Aerosmith along for some musical entertainment. Recipes included Chi Chi Cocktails, Carpaccio, Baby Spinach Salad with Grilled Tomato Dressing, Grilled Chicken Satays with Peanut Sauce, and Grilled Peaches with Almond Mousse.moreless
  • We Got Mail
    We Got Mail
    Episode 11
    Emeril answers email questions in this episode that includes solutions to meringue, brisket and others food conundrums. Recipes included Kicked Up Calamari with Creole Olive Salad, Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, Emeril's Beer Braised Brisket, and Emeril's Pink Pig.
  • Getting Grilled
    Getting Grilled
    Episode 10
    Tired of brats and burgers? Emeril has some great alternatives to the usual suspects when it comes to grilling, watch as he grills things like calamari, vegetables and even a dessert.
  • Cookin' Casseroles
    Cookin' Casseroles
    Episode 9
    Tonight Emeril moves casseroles away from church potlucks or dreary mid-week dinners as he prepares some of the most tasty and unique one-dish meals you've ever eaten.
  • Egg-cellent Eggs
    Egg-cellent Eggs
    Episode 8
    Stymied about what to do with eggs outside of breakfast and brunch? Emeril serves up some solutions that include dinner, dessert, and even an appetizer.
  • Sweet and Savory Puddings
    Most people think of pudding as their childhood favorite, not so suitable for adult food. Tonight Emeril demonstrates the different forms puddings can take and shows just how appropriate they are for your grown-up table.
  • Gimme Garlic
    Gimme Garlic
    Episode 6
    Recipes in this episode included Garlic Infused Oil and Dipping sauce, Roasted Garlic Soup with Goat Cheese Croutons, Dehydrated Garlic Flakes, Shrimp Scampi Po-Boy on Garlic Bread, and Garlic Roasted Asparagus.
  • Snack Attack
    Snack Attack
    Episode 5
    Emeril fixes snack recipes that viewers sent in and then tops things off with a couple of his own snack creations, perfect for game night, late night, or whenever.
  • Our Favorite Sweets
    Emeril responds to his viewers' pleas for recipes that are sinfully sweet tonight as he creates desserts and candy that will satisfy the sweetest tooth.
  • Kicked Up Soul Food
    Emeril takes a look at the new trend in soul food that's taken it into fine dining with these dishes showing there's more to the cuisine than corn bread and collard greens.
  • Porkfat Rules Again
    Emeril uses his favorite protein, again, to serve up some of the best ham and bacon dishes you'll ever see.
  • A Chocolate Lover's Valentines Day
    If chocolate is the food of love, then Emeril has just the thing for Valentines Day – a veritable feast of nothing but bittersweet chocolate, white chocolate and cocoa dressed in nothing but the best accessories for the holiday. Menu: • Mascarpone Brioche Sandwich with Chocolate Soup • Chocolate Spaghetti with Whipped Cream and Strawberries • White Chocolate Mousse in a Chocolate Meringue Shell • Chocolate and Almond Zabaglionemoreless