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Simply Ming
Cilantro/ Bacon
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Ironically, Americans tend to complicate their lives in an effort to simplify them. In SIMPLY MING, chef Ming Tsai helps make the yearning for a more manageable lifestyle a reality. Tsai, experienced in classical French, new American and Pan-Asian cuisine, first introduced viewers to his unique blend of global culinary traditions in his Food Network series, East Meets West With Ming Tsai. In this new series for public television, Tsai provides a repertoire of very simple recipes which viewers can integrate into numerous dishes. Each of his flavor-packed sauces, salsas, pastes, rubs, stocks, syrups and doughs consists of fewer than seven ingredients, and each requires no more than 20 minutes to prepare. Guest include Martin Yan, Todd English, Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley, Jasper White and others. 2004. Series release date: 2004

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Guest Chef: Ted Allen For the premiere of his fifth season, Ming stirs things up with a whole new approach to East-West cooking! Making things simpler than ever, Ming focuses on two main ingredients: one East, one West. For this episode, Ming uses cilantro and bacon to grill up a uniquely flavorful dish-Swordfish-Bacon Kebabs with Asian Gremolata, and a Bacon-Cilantro Fried Rice. Ming also spices up the traditional BLT by adding a dash of cilantro mayo. And, in another new twist for the season, we head out of the studio to visit the kitchens of renowned guest chefs across the country. This time, our friend Ted Allen of Queer Eye, Top Chef and Uncorked invites us to his Brooklyn home where he creates a Whole Bone-in-Pork Shoulder with Cilantro Sauce.


Swordfish-Bacon Kebabs with Cilantro Gremolata Bacon-Cilantro Fried Rice BLT with Cilantro Mayo Ted Allen's Bacon Roast Pork Shoulder With Cilantro Yogurt



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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