Kelsey Nixon's got spunk, she's got sass, but most importantly, she's got what you so desperately need in the kitchen: The Essentials. From "Roasting" to "Sauce-Making" to "Quick Breads," Kelsey shows you — the DIY home cook — the essential techniques, equipment and foolproof tips you need to be the boss of your own kitchen. Kelsey is all about using the basics to create dishes that are anything but ordinary.

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12:30 P

Unexpected Desserts

There's nothing like a surprising and unexpected dessert to bring out the kid in you. Kelsey visits Tonnie of Tonnie's Minis in Harlem, to unearth the secret to his cupcake surprise -- a custom cupcake bar; where any combination of cake and

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12:30 P

Mexican

Kelsey is on a mission to locate the best enchiladas NORTH of the border from the Martinez Family. They have been serving up award-winning Mexican favorites out of a food truck for over 19 years. Armed with a handful of essential techniques

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12:30 P

Pork Four Ways

Kelsey shows you a genius technique using one ingredient and rolling it over into four fantastic meals. She starts with a simple Roasted Pork Loin slathered with Peach BBQ Sauce and mashed potatoes. She then takes that same pork loin and tr

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12:30 P

After Hour Eats

When the city falls asleep some restaurants are just waking up to serve decadent dishes to those looking for a little something indulgent after midnight. Kelsey homage to late night dining is reinventing a favorite comfort food, a mac and c

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12:30 P

My Trip to San Fran

Kelsey remembers her trip to San Francisco, its Spanish cuisine and the latest twist on a classic Spanish dish -- paella, made with noodles instead of rice. The new tread inspires Kelsey's version of Fideos with shrimp and chorizo with a sm

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11:00 A

Super Sandwiches

Making delicious, flavorful sandwiches is an essential skill that every home cook needs to know. Nothing wins over guests and friends like super, homemade deli treats, packed with bold flavors and ingredients. Using her slow cooker, Kelsey

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11:30 A

Veggie Bliss

For anyone who wants to add fresh and delicious ingredients to their dishes, finding the freshest vegetables is essential. To start, Kelsey makes a classic French dish, Ratatouille, filled with caramelized onions, elegant eggplant and homem

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