Top Food & Wine movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Sideways on DVD Sideways
Synopsis
Two men go on an excursion to California wine country and end up inducing joint midlife crises when pinot noir lover Miles convinces engaged Jack to enjoy his last days of bachelorhood in style. But the pair end up choosing women over wine.
Cast
Cast
Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke, Jessica Hecht, Missy Doty, M.C. Gainey, Alysia Reiner, Shake Toukhmanian, Duke Moosekian, Robert Covarrubias, Patrick Gallagher, Stephanie Faracy
Director
Director
Alexander Payne
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Dramas, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent A Good Year on DVD A Good Year
Synopsis
Oscar winner Ridley Scott directs this adaptation of Peter Mayle's best-selling novel, following the romantic misadventures of an Englishman who inherits a vineyard from his uncle in Provence, France. When failed banker Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) moves abroad to accept what his late uncle (Albert Finney) left him, he meets a beautiful French woman (Marion Cotillard), along with an American (Abbie Cornish) who claims to be his long-lost cousin.
Cast
Cast
Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Isabelle Candelier, Abbie Cornish, Freddie Highmore, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hollander, Archie Panjabi
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on the Book, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Food & Wine
Rent Food, Inc. on DVD Food, Inc.
Synopsis
Drawing on the nonfiction books Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore's Dilemma, director Robert Kenner's provocative, Oscar-nominated documentary looks at the food industry's detrimental effects on human health and the environment.
Cast
Cast
Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Joel Salatin
Director
Director
Robert Kenner
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Political Documentaries, Food Stories, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, Science and Nature Documentaries
Rent Bottle Shock on DVD Bottle Shock
Synopsis
France's position as the world's top wine producer went unchallenged until 1976, when the Montelena Winery put California wines on the map -- a story delightfully told in this full-bodied tale about the heady early days of Napa Valley's success.
Cast
Cast
Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodriguez, Dennis Farina, Bradley Whitford, Miguel Sandoval, Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Mark Famiglietti
Director
Director
Randall Miller
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine, Dramas Based on Real Life, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Food Stories
Rent Burnt on DVD Burnt
Synopsis
In his ambitious attempt to open a world-class restaurant, cutting-edge chef Adam Jones encounters a platterful of obstacles -- which includes assembling a staff capable of helping him win a coveted third star in the Michelin guidebook.
Cast
Cast
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Omar Sy, Matthew Rhys, Emma Thompson, Uma Thurman, Lily James, Alicia Vikander
Director
Director
John Wells
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Food & Wine
Rent Big Night on DVD Big Night
Synopsis
Despite its superb cuisine, an Italian restaurant run by immigrant brothers verges on bankruptcy. But the siblings risk it all to save their bistro when they get the chance to cook up a feast for bandleader Louis Prima.
Cast
Cast
Stanley Tucci, Tony Shalhoub, Ian Holm, Isabella Rossellini, Minnie Driver, Allison Janney, Marc Anthony, Liev Schreiber, Christine Tucci, Pasquale Cajano, Gene Canfield, Larry Block, Caroline Aaron, Jack O'Connell, Campbell Scott, Karen Shallo, Peter McRobbie, Andre Belgrader
Director
Director
Stanley Tucci, Campbell Scott
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Food Stories, 20th Century Period Pieces, Food & Wine, Period Pieces
Rent The Future of Food on DVD The Future of Food
Synopsis
Before compiling your next grocery list, you might want to watch filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia's eye-opening documentary, which sheds light on a shadowy relationship between agriculture, big business and government. By examining the effects of biotechnology on the nation's smallest farmers, the film reveals the unappetizing truth about genetically modified foods: You could unknowingly be serving them for dinner.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Deborah Koons
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Science and Nature Documentaries, Food & Wine, Food Stories
Rent Forks Over Knives on DVD Forks Over Knives
Synopsis
Focusing on research by two food scientists, this documentary reveals that despite broad advances in medical technology, the popularity of animal-based and modern processed foods have led to epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Lee Fulkerson
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Science and Nature Documentaries, Healthy Living, Food & Wine, Mind & Body
Rent Simply Irresistible on DVD Simply Irresistible
Synopsis
Struggling chef Amanda (Sarah Michelle Gellar) just isn't cutting the mustard, but her soufflés begin to improve thanks to a magic crustacean in this love story infused with culinary delights. Smitten upon meeting Tom (Sean Patrick Flanery), Amanda can't get him to take notice. But when she's given a crab from a caring cupid, her dishes begin to cause a certain magic of their own -- and Tom can't ignore her anymore.
Cast
Cast
Sean Patrick Flanery, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Betty Buckley, Amanda Peet
Director
Director
Mark Tarlov
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Comedies, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Today's Special on DVD Today's Special
Synopsis
After he gets passed over for promotion, haute cuisine sous chef Samir quits to pursue his dream of cooking in Paris, but an emergency forces him to take over his family's shabby Indian restaurant in Queens.
Cast
Cast
Aarti Mann, Dean Winters, Kevin Corrigan, Jess Weixler, Naseeruddin Shah, Aasif Mandvi, Ajay Naidu, Amir Arison, Kevin Breznahan, Madhur Jaffrey
Director
Director
David Kaplan
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Food Stories, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Food & Wine
Rent What's Cooking? on DVD What's Cooking?
Synopsis
This multicultural comedy-drama set in Los Angeles's middle-class environs paints an intriguing portrait of family tensions as four ethnic clans -- Latino, black, Jewish and Asian -- get ready for Thanksgiving dinner.
Cast
Cast
Joan Chen, Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Mercedes Ruehl, Julianna Margulies, Dennis Haysbert, A Martinez, Lainie Kazan, Maury Chaykin, Estelle Harris, Suzanne Carney, Francois Chau
Director
Director
Gurinder Chadha
Genres
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Food Matters on DVD Food Matters
Synopsis
With a staggering number of Americans suffering from obesity and other food-related maladies, this film takes a timely and hard-hitting look at how the food we eat is helping or hurting our health, and what we can do to live (and eat) better.
Cast
Cast
Andrew W. Saul, Charlotte Gerson, David Wolfe, Ian Brighthope, Victor Zeines, Phillip Day, Dan Rogers, Jerome Burne
Director
Director
James Colquhoun, Carlo Ledesma
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine, Australia/ New Zealand
Rent John Cleese's Wine for the Confused on DVD John Cleese's Wine for the Confused
Synopsis
Monty Python's witty John Cleese aims to educate the masses with this enlightening, snoot-free wine guide that finds Cleese guiding novices through the basics -- finding wines you like, getting the best value, and serving and storing wine at home. His user-friendly vintner's tour includes lessons in wine vocabulary and identifying subtle flavors, as well as useful tips for corking up condescending sommeliers.
Cast
Cast
John Cleese, Alyce Eichelberger
Director
Director
David Kennard
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Food & Wine, Wine & Beverage Appreciation
Rent How to Cook Your Life on DVD How to Cook Your Life
Synopsis
German filmmaker Doris Dörrie documents a summer in the life of renowned Zen practitioner and cook Edward Espe Brown as he teaches culinary classes in Zen centers in Austria and California, revealing the role food plays in our bodies and spirits.
Cast
Cast
Edward Espe Brown, Doris Dörrie
Director
Director
Doris Dörrie
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, Food Stories
Rent Pressure Cooker on DVD Pressure Cooker
Synopsis
Three Philadelphia high school students negotiate the challenges of the inner city and the demands of their tough-minded culinary arts teacher, Wilma Stephenson, to become contenders in a citywide cooking competition. Charming and surprisingly hilarious, Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker's inspiring, Emmy-nominated documentary showcases the heights young minds can reach, regardless of their environment, when they're expected to succeed.
Cast
Cast
Wilma Stephenson
Director
Director
Mark Becker, Jennifer Grausman
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine, Ages 11-12
Rent The French Chef with Julia Child on DVD The French Chef with Julia Child
Synopsis
Through her groundbreaking show for public television, beloved cookbook author and chef Julia Child transformed Americans into gourmets courageous and inventive enough to take on the complex challenge of French cooking. Catch 18 episodes from the 1960s series -- one of the first cooking shows on television -- and learn how to make such classic fare as boeuf bourguignon, salade Niçoise, mousseline au chocolat and more.
Cast
Cast
Julia Child
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, Food & Wine, Special Interest, Cooking Instruction
Rent Our Daily Bread on DVD Our Daily Bread
Synopsis
Bypassing the human factor, Nikolaus Geyrhalter's provocative documentary offers an intensely clinical look at the machinery of industrial food production. Geyrhalter focuses his lens on high-tech aspects of agriculture, using a rich mix of film techniques to capture machines in action. Humans, animals and crops appear incidentally, with droning conveyor belts, automated crop dusters and other machinery in starring roles.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine, Foreign Documentaries
Rent Kings of Pastry on DVD Kings of Pastry
Synopsis
Acclaimed documentarians D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus venture inside the deliciously cutthroat Meilleur Ouvrier de France, the legendary French pastry competition, to capture this fascinating account of what it takes to be the best "patissier."
Cast
Cast
Jacquy Pfeiffer, Sebastien Canonne, Philippe Rigollot, Regis Lazard, Nicolas Sarkozy, Frederique Lazard, Philippe Urraca
Director
Director
Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Beer Wars on DVD Beer Wars
Synopsis
With her entertaining documentary, Anat Baron ushers viewers into the backrooms and breweries of the ultracompetitive beer industry and reveals what it takes for independent brewers to compete with the corporate giants who dominate the business.
Cast
Cast
Sam Calagione, Rhonda Kallman, Anat Baron, David Rehr, Jeff Becker, Maureen Ogle, Benj Steinman, Bob Lachky, Norman Adami, Frits van Paasschen
Director
Director
Anat Baron
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent Hell's Kitchen on DVD Hell's Kitchen
Synopsis
No chef is safe in this elimination-style reality competition built around the fiery persona of Gordon Ramsay, a celebrity chef who puts a group of gourmands and home cooks through the paces in pursuit of a coveted post at a top-rated restaurant.
Cast
Cast
Gordon Ramsay
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine
Rent Blood Into Wine on DVD Blood Into Wine
Synopsis
This perceptive documentary tells the unusual tale of Maynard James Keenan, the hard-rocking, eccentric front man of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer who abruptly left Los Angeles in the mid-1990s to start a world-class vineyard in Arizona. Aided by wine guru Eric Glomski, Maynard tills the unlikely soil of the Verde Valley despite scoffing from wine snobs and rock fans. Will Maynard's wine, named after his mother, pass the taste test?
Cast
Cast
Maynard James Keenan, Eric Glomski, Milla Jovovich, Patton Oswalt, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Fairuza Balk, Bob Odenkirk, James Suckling, Christopher Pomerenke
Director
Director
Ryan Page, Christopher Pomerenke
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Food & Wine, Food Stories
Rent Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations on DVD Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Synopsis
This Emmy-winning series from the Travel Channel tags along with outspoken celebrity chef, best-selling author and culinary adventurer Anthony Bourdain as he scours the globe in search of all the edible treasures the world has to offer. Despite his irascible nature, Bourdain plunges with gusto into each new exotic dining experience, tasting regional treats from far-flung destinations and savoring local culture along the way.
Cast
Cast
Anthony Bourdain
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Documentaries, Food & Wine
Rent Somm on DVD Somm
Synopsis
Filmed in six countries over a two-year period, this documentary follows four sommeliers as they embark on an all-consuming course of study for the prestigious (and nearly impossible to pass) Master Sommelier exam.
Cast
Cast
Brian McClintic, DLynn Proctor, Dustin Wilson, Ian Cauble, Fred Dame
Director
Director
Jason Wise
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent Three Sheets on DVD Three Sheets
Synopsis
Armed with a thirst for adventure -- and the perfect libation -- comedian Zane Lamprey scours the planet on an alcohol-themed travel bender that finds him sampling spirits in Hong Kong, Belgium, Chile and a host of other exotic locales. With each new stop, he sheds light on the locals' little-known drinking customs, inspiring viewers at home to expand their horizons when it comes to ordering cocktails.
Cast
Cast
Zane Lamprey
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Food & Wine, TV Documentaries
Rent Julia Child: America's Favorite Chef on DVD Julia Child: America's Favorite Chef
Synopsis
Celebrate Julia Child, who taught Americans -- with her long-running show, "The French Chef" -- to love fine French cooking without being daunted by its intricacies in this fascinating documentary, part of the "American Masters" series. While her show aired on public television, the chef enticed beginners to take up pans and inspired veterans to give the complex Continental cuisine a chance, revolutionizing the way Americans approached dining.
Cast
Cast
Julia Child
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Two Fat Ladies: The Complete Collection on DVD Two Fat Ladies: The Complete Collection
Synopsis
In this popular British series that's part cooking show, part travelogue and part comedy, Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson-Wright cook up a storm as they crisscross the English countryside on a classic Triumph motorcycle and sidecar. The larger-than-life duo encourages people to enjoy the moment with rich and satisfying recipes that are anything but heart-friendly, washing the meals down with outrageous tales of their past misadventures.
Cast
Cast
Clarissa Dickson-Wright, Jennifer Paterson
Director
Director
Patricia Llewellyn
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine, British TV
Rent Bad Seed: The Truth About Our Food on DVD Bad Seed: The Truth About Our Food
Synopsis
Twenty-year-old filmmaker Adam Curry traveled across the United States, Britain and Canada to make this documentary, which explores the statistic that 60 percent of the food Americans eat has been genetically altered or engineered. The jury is out on whether these products could harm the population, and Curry demands answers -- talking to nutritionists, physicians, scientists, farmers and other experts in an effort to uncover the truth.
Cast
Cast
Adam Curry
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Science and Nature Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine, Special Interest
Rent Eating Well for Optimum Health on DVD Eating Well for Optimum Health
Synopsis
Harvard graduate Dr. Andrew Weil outlines his nutritional guidelines for healthier, happier living in this video based on his book. Weil's advice hinges on seven principles that focus on understanding how food fits into and affects daily life -- personally, culturally and socially. He also discusses the scientific facts about fat, carbohydrates and proteins, and the healing possibilities of vitamins and minerals.
Cast
Cast
Dr. Andrew Weil
Director
Director
Bob Marty
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Healthy Living, Cooking Instruction, Mind & Body, Food & Wine
Rent Top Chef on DVD Top Chef
Synopsis
Bravo's Emmy-winning reality series documents the tantrums and friendships that erupt in the kitchen when a group of aggressive "cheftestants" cook their hearts out in a heated competition to be crowned Top Chef. Host Padma Lakshmi and mentor Tom Colicchio join the brightest stars of the culinary world in concocting devilishly difficult challenges and judging the competitors' spectacular and sometimes odd cuisine.
Cast
Cast
Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Ted Allen, Toby Young, Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, Bravo
Rent Wine for Dummies on DVD Wine for Dummies
Synopsis
Renowned sommelier Sterling Roig is your guide for this unpretentious tutorial designed to uncork the basics of good wine for the unlearned enthusiast, with lessons that focus on understanding wine styles and grape varieties. Topics include navigating a restaurant wine list; pairing wine with food; opening, tasting and serving wine like a professional; and the ABCs of color, aroma and flavor. Extras address the 10 most common wine myths.
Cast
Cast
Sterling Roig
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Food & Wine, Wine & Beverage Appreciation
Rent Hungry For Change on DVD Hungry For Change
Synopsis
This documentary exposes secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want consumers to know about: deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out what's keeping people from having the body and health they want.
Cast
Cast
Joe Cross, Kris Carr, Frank Ferrante, Jon Gabriel, Alejandro Junger, Carla Nirella, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Jamie Oliver, Evita Ramparte, Jason Vale, David Wolfe
Director
Director
James Colquhoun, Laurentine Ten Bosch, Carlo Ledesma
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, Healthy Living, Australia/ New Zealand
Rent Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares on DVD Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares
Synopsis
In just one week, fiery chef Gordon Ramsay transforms failing restaurants into thriving eateries -- although the owners, cooks and employees usually receive a major tongue-lashing along with a heaping dose of kitchen expertise.
Cast
Cast
Gordon Ramsay
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, British TV, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, United Kingdom
Rent GMO OMG on DVD GMO OMG
Synopsis
This provocative documentary follows one father's search for answers to the question "What are we feeding our families?" and examines the risks of consuming genetically modified foods, or GMOs.
Cast
Cast
Jeremy Seifert
Director
Director
Jeremy Seifert
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Science and Nature Documentaries, Food & Wine
Rent The French Chef 2 with Julia Child on DVD The French Chef 2 with Julia Child
Synopsis
Catch the French cuisine doyenne in her rightful milieu -- the kitchen -- in this second collection of episodes from Julia Child's revolutionary cooking series. See how she helped transform an America raised on tepid and uninspired dishes into a country filled with aspiring gourmets who weren't just willing to sample new recipes but to actually learn how to whip them up, too. You'll learn how to make crêpes suzette, cheese soufflé and more.
Cast
Cast
Julia Child
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, Food & Wine, Special Interest, Cooking Instruction
Rent Cake Boss on DVD Cake Boss
Synopsis
Master baker Buddy Valastro is the spirited, dedicated boss at Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken, N.J., where he and his extended family turn out one-of-a-kind confectionery creations and abundant culinary drama in this popular reality series.
Cast
Cast
Buddy Valastro
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, TLC
Rent Everyday People on DVD Everyday People
Synopsis
Independent filmmaker Jim McKay wrote and lensed this story about a Jewish-owned deli in Brooklyn called Raskins, which serves an almost exclusively black clientele. After years in business, owner Ira (Jordan Gelber) considers selling out to a big corporation. The decision comes as part of the city's urban renewal program, but how will it go down with Ira's employees and customers? Not like a bottle of Dr. Brown's Celery Tonic, we wager.
Cast
Cast
Steve Axelrod, Bridget Barkan, Ron Butler, Julia Carothers Hughes, Jordan Gelber
Director
Director
Jim McKay
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, HBO, Food & Wine, Food Stories, African-American Dramas
Rent Spinning Plates on DVD Spinning Plates
Synopsis
This gastronomic documentary profiles three restaurants based in very different locales: Chicago; Tucson, Arizona; and Balltown, Iowa. Whether humble or elegant, all three establishments retain a laser-sharp focus on keeping the customers happy.
Cast
Cast
Grant Achatz, Cindy Breitbach, Mike Breitbach, Francisco Martinez, Gabby Martinez
Director
Director
Joseph Levy
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Spain ... On the Road Again on DVD Spain ... On the Road Again
Synopsis
Embark on a tasty chef's tour through the kitchens, dining rooms and tapas bars of Spain as actress Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrity chef Mario Batali sample their way through the country's regional culinary delights. Food writer Mark Bittman and Spanish actress Claudia Bassols join this foodie fantasy vacation that finds the travelers equally at home learning to cook Galician-style octopus or exploring the Alhambra and other cultural landmarks.
Cast
Cast
Gwyneth Paltrow, Mario Batali, Claudia Bassols, Mark Bittman
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Documentaries, Food & Wine, Travel & Adventure Documentaries
Rent American Adobo on DVD American Adobo
Synopsis
In the tradition of Eat Drink Man Woman and The Wedding Banquet comes American Adobo, a comedy-drama about five Filipino-American college friends who reunite years after graduation (around a sumptuous banquet) to compare notes about their lives. Top-lined by the Philippines' most distinguished dramatic actor, Christopher De Leon, American Adobo offers just the right combination of ingredients; it's a fabulous feast for the head and heart.
Cast
Cast
Christopher De Leon, Dina Bonnevie, Ricky Davao, Paolo Montalban, Randy Becker, Keesha Sharp, Sandy Andolong, Traci Ann Wolfe, Cherry Pie Picache
Director
Director
Laurice Guillen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Independent, Indie Comedies, Food & Wine, Food Stories
Rent America's Test Kitchen: Best Weeknight on DVD America's Test Kitchen: Best Weeknight
Synopsis
Thanks to this special installment of "America's Test Kitchen" -- the popular PBS cooking show designed to introduce the home cook to the best versions of classic recipes -- having no time to cook on weeknights is no longer a problem. A mouth-watering array of Monday through Friday menu items includes pan-seared shrimp, chicken paillard, skillet lasagna, macaroni and cheese, and farfalle with tomatoes, olives and feta.
Cast
Cast
Christopher Kimball
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine, PBS
Rent The F Word on DVD The F Word
Synopsis
Learn the ins and outs of being a real pro in the kitchen with this cooking-based magazine program created and hosted by Gordon Ramsay, the acid-tongued culinary wizard turned reality television star.
Cast
Cast
Gordon Ramsay
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction, British TV
Rent Martha Stewart Holidays: Homemade Holidays on DVD Martha Stewart Holidays: Homemade Holidays
Synopsis
Having a beautiful holiday home doesn't have to cost a fortune; all you need is a little creativity and a collection of great ideas. Luckily, this instructional video led by holiday expert Martha Stewart has plenty of both, offering segments on baking Christmas and Hanukkah dishes and decking the halls with handmade decorations. Bonus features include a Christmas cookie glossary, printable recipes and a useful holiday planner.
Cast
Cast
Martha Stewart
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Eat This New York on DVD Eat This New York
Synopsis
Documentarians Andrew Rossi and Kate Novack intercut scenes of the trials and tribulations of two young restaurateurs with interviews with some of New York City's most successful and famous restaurateurs in this engaging film. Daniel Boulud (Cafe Boulud), Keith McNally (Balthazar) and Danny Meyer (Gramercy Tavern) tell of their humble beginnings and how they were able to make it in a city where most eateries close within five years.
Cast
Cast
John McCormick, Bill Phelps, Daniel Boulud, Danny Meyer, Rocco DiSpirito, Keith McNally, Sirio Maccioni
Director
Director
Kate Novack, Andrew Rossi
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Food Stories, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine
Rent Jancis Robinson's Wine Course on DVD Jancis Robinson's Wine Course
Synopsis
Mixing cultural history and winemaking logistics, Jancis Robinson (editor of <i>The Oxford Companion to Wine</i> and a columnist for <i>Wine Spectator</i>) offers a basic understanding of how wine is made, and how to taste, store and drink it. The program also offers a look at winemakers around the world and their reactions to various competitors' wines, as well as a brief look at scandals that have hit the world of wine.
Cast
Cast
Jancis Robinson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent All in This Tea on DVD All in This Tea
Synopsis
Few people know the fascinating history of tea growing and making. This intriguing documentary aims to change that by following renowned tea importer David Lee Hoffman as he scours the far-flung corners of China to find the richest teas on earth. Tea making is an art and tradition that goes back generations in the East, and Hoffman makes it his goal to bring to the rest of the world the exquisite teas produced by struggling small farmers.
Cast
Cast
David Lee Hoffman, James Norwood Pratt, Gaetano Maida, Winnie Yu, Song Diefeng
Director
Director
Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens on DVD Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens
Synopsis
This amazingly candid, affectionate documentary chronicles the closing of legendary L.A. restaurant Chasen's, which shut its doors in 1995 after 60 years of serving its famous chili (among other entrees) to movie stars, presidents and other VIPs. During its two final weeks, Chasen regulars, management and staff (including waiter Tommy Gallagher, a longtime fixture) gave interviews where the anecdotes flowed as freely as the wine.
Cast
Cast
Raymond Bilbool, Tommy Gallagher, Quentin Tarantino, Jack Lemmon, Jay Leno, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharon Stone, John Travolta, Donna Summer, Rod Steiger, Fay Wray
Director
Director
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Historical Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Bizarre Foods on DVD Bizarre Foods
Synopsis
Embark on a wild gastronomical world tour with daredevil diner Andrew Zimmern, who puts his iron stomach to the test in each episode by swallowing all manner of unthinkable entrees such as live worms, suckling pig brains, water rodents and piranha. This Travel Channel reality series whisks viewers away to a variety of exotic countries, including Morocco, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Mongolia and the Philippines.
Cast
Cast
Andrew Zimmern
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, Travel & Adventure Documentaries
Rent America's Test Kitchen: Best Baking on DVD America's Test Kitchen: Best Baking
Synopsis
Roll up your sleeves, tie on your apron and join the hosts of "America's Test Kitchen," the popular PBS cooking show designed to introduce home cooks to the best versions of classic recipes that everyone wants to save room for. With a focus on baking, this sweet tooth-taunting special includes instructions for making deep-dish apple pie, brownies, cr&#232;me br&#251;l&#233;e, chocolate mousse cake and a free-form summer fruit tart.
Cast
Cast
Christopher Kimball
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine, PBS
Rent Martha Stewart Cooking: Family Dinners on DVD Martha Stewart Cooking: Family Dinners
Synopsis
Bring the tradition of dining together back to your family table with this instructional video course led by consummate hostess (and notorious CEO) Martha Stewart. Offering tips for making delicious and nutritious meals without spending hours in the kitchen, Martha walks you through a menu of chicken, beef, fish and pasta dishes -- even offering a few vegetarian options -- that will have your family satisfied and asking for seconds.
Cast
Cast
Martha Stewart
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent King Georges on DVD King Georges
Synopsis
This engaging documentary focuses on Georges Perrier, owner of Philadelphia's Le Bec-Fin, one of the nation's best French restaurants. As he ponders retiring from the frenetic world of the kitchen, Perrier frets over the eatery's future.
Cast
Cast
Georges Perrier, Nicholas Elmi, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Eric Ripert
Director
Director
Erika Frankel
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Food & Wine, Food Stories, Biographical Documentaries, Historical Documentaries, Indie Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries
Rent Martha's Halloween Ideas on DVD Martha's Halloween Ideas
Synopsis
Think Martha Stewart is a whiz at good things? Just wait until you see what she can do with bad ones. This collection of devilishly fun Halloween projects will get you geared for one of Martha's favorite holidays. Recipes and crafts include glow-stick spiders, white chocolate ghosts, jack-o'-lantern creatures, easy-to-make costumes and other fiendish things that go "boo" in the night.
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Martha Stewart
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Director
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Special Interest, Entertaining, Home & Garden, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction, Halloween
Rent Martha Stewart Holidays: Thanksgiving on DVD Martha Stewart Holidays: Thanksgiving
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After years of including the same time-honored dishes, your Thanksgiving meals may be losing their luster. This instructional video led by turkey expert Martha Stewart will help you spice things up, offering a refresher course of basic tips and techniques with innovative twists on old traditions. Bonus features include the segments "How to Carve a Turkey" and "How Big a Bird?" -- plus printable recipes and a useful Thanksgiving planner.
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Martha Stewart
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Red Obsession on DVD Red Obsession
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Russell Crowe narrates this sobering study of how the tastes of China's nouveau riche are driving up wine prices in France's Bordeaux region -- and pushing out Western customers who can no longer afford it.
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Russell Crowe
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Director
David Roach, Warwick Ross
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Australia/ New Zealand
Rent Flavors of Italy on DVD Flavors of Italy
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Buon appetito! Grab your taste buds and your passport for a multisensory tour of the cities of northern Italy and Tuscany, where the sumptuous food and lush scenery are equally delicious. Under the tutelage of the country's most famous culinary minds, you'll study the history of each region and learn how to prepare a menu of the savory traditional dishes that have helped to make Italy one of the most visited cuisine capitals in the world.
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Food Stories
Rent Cooking Italian: Southern Italy & Islands on DVD Cooking Italian: Southern Italy & Islands
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Are your taste buds ready to travel to a far-off land? While exploring such places as Rome, Naples and Sicily, you'll learn how to prepare such classic dishes as focaccia, risotto and spaghetti carbonara. Experience the sights, sounds and flavors of Southern Italy's greatest destinations as the country's top chefs share both cultural and culinary lessons. This entertaining, educational program reveals rich history and even richer tastes.
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent El Bulli: Cooking in Progress on DVD El Bulli: Cooking in Progress
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Filmed over the course of one year, this appetizing documentary about the creation of Michelin-rated three-star cuisine shadows world-renowned chef Ferran Adri&#224; as he plans and perfects a new menu from the privacy of his Barcelona cooking lab.
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Ferran Adrià, Oriol Castro, Eduard Xatruch
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Gereon Wetzel
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Documentary, Foreign, Food & Wine, Food Stories, Foreign Documentaries, Spain, Foreign Languages
Rent The Historic Pubs of Dublin on DVD The Historic Pubs of Dublin
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Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes) as he leads you on an intimate tour of Dublin's most charming and famous ale houses, including The Stag's Head, Doheny & Nesbitt, Neary's and The Long Hall. Besides helping you decide where to begin your pub crawl when you next visit the Emerald Isle, this engrossing program explores the profound significance that a good pint in a good gathering place have long had in Irish culture.
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Frank McCourt
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Duane Huey
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Documentary, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent America's Test Kitchen: Best Entertaining on DVD America's Test Kitchen: Best Entertaining
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Impress your guests and learn the art of easy entertaining with this special installment of "America's Test Kitchen," the popular PBS cooking show designed to introduce home cooks to the best versions of classic recipes. Menu items include French onion soup, Creole-style gumbo, butterflied turkey with sausage stuffing, grill-roasted beef tenderloin and maple-glazed pork roast with wild rice pilaf.
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Christopher Kimball
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Director
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine, PBS
Rent Oliver's Twist on DVD Oliver's Twist
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Jamie Oliver's friends, family, and bandmates co-star in this refreshing show that highlights the celebrity chef's food outside a "cooking show" atmosphere. Oliver takes viewers shopping, then prepares a unique meal for each episode's guest of honor.
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Jamie Oliver
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Director
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TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction, British TV
Rent Pot in Pans: Cooking with Marijuana on DVD Pot in Pans: Cooking with Marijuana
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In an unconventional cooking demonstration that you won't find on the Food Network, Chef Magic and his crew of assistants teach you how to make a variety of beverages and baked goods with a special ingredient: marijuana. With a focus on the medicinal uses of the marijuana plant for treating conditions such as cancer and AIDS, Chef Magic demonstrates how to prepare cookies, cakes and muffins, as well as how to brew teas with healing powers.
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Chef Magic
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Director
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Vegucated on DVD Vegucated
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In this documentary, three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Lured with true tales of weight lost and health regained, they begin to uncover the hidden sides of animal agriculture.
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Cast
Tesla Lobo, Brian Flegel, Ellen Mausner, Marisa Miller Wolfson, Joel Fuhrman, T. Colin Campbell, Stephen Kaufman
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Marisa Miller Wolfson
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food Stories, Healthy Living, Food & Wine
Rent A Hot Dog Program on DVD A Hot Dog Program
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From Anchorage to Atlanta, Americans are obsessed with hot dogs -- a passion Rick Sebak explores in this documentary on the wonderful wieners at the top of the snack chain. Providing a look at how hot dogs are made and the folks who devour them, as well as a tour of some of the country's best wiener joints -- where you can get everything from a deep-fried dog in New Jersey to a "snappy slay dog" in the South -- this show is a dog lover's delight.
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Rick Sebak
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Director
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Documentary, Food Stories, Miscellaneous Documentaries, Food & Wine
Rent Vegetarian Cooking on DVD Vegetarian Cooking
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In this instructive culinary video, chefs Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and Alka Chandna show you how to make a variety of nutritious yet tasty vegetarian dishes. Also included are tips on shopping for vegetarian and vegan products. Among the treats whipped up are Hearty Three-Bean Chili; Mouthwatering Chocolate Chip Cookies; Veggie and Tofu Stir-fry with Peanut Sauce; Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash; Eggless Egg Salad; and Magic Chocolate Cake.
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Alka Chandna, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Uncorked!: Wine Made Simple: Vol. 1 on DVD Uncorked!: Wine Made Simple: Vol. 1
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Wine connoisseurs and novices alike will appreciate this informative program hosted by food and wine expert Ted Allen. The acclaimed PBS series teaches viewers everything they've ever wanted to know about wine. Each step of winemaking is thoroughly explained from harvesting to bottling and, finally, to tasting. In this first volume, visit vineyards in Napa Valley, the heart of California's wine country.
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Ted Allen
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, PBS
Rent Man v. Food on DVD Man v. Food
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In each episode of this belt-busting series, host Adam Richman visits a different American city in search of the best local cuisine and participates in the most notorious eating challenge in town.
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Adam Richman
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Director
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TV Shows, TV Reality Programming, Food & Wine, Travel Channel
Rent America's Test Kitchen on DVD America's Test Kitchen
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Chef Christopher Kimball hosts this cooking show that focuses on practical solutions to kitchen conundrums. Kimball reverse engineers "bad food," and in the process figures out how to transform it into something delicious.
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Christopher Kimball
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Director
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TV Shows, TV Documentaries, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine, PBS
Rent A Year in Burgundy on DVD A Year in Burgundy
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This documentary follows seven wine-making families in the Burgundy region of France through the course of a full year and delves into the cultural and creative process of making wine, as well as its deep ties to the land.
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David Kennard
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Food & Wine
Rent Rachael Ray: Fast & Light on DVD Rachael Ray: Fast & Light
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You'll learn to whip up deliciously healthy entr&#233;es in a jiffy with this collection from Rachael Ray's popular cooking series, "30 Minute Meals." Her recipes include grilled snapper, Israeli spiced chicken, tuna steaks, asparagus with prosciutto, lemon sorbet and other light fare. With tasty components such as green olive salsa, tomato relish, fresh mint and toasted almonds, Rachael's nutritional dishes don't disappoint.
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Rachael Ray
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent In Search of Tuscany with John Guerrasio on DVD In Search of Tuscany with John Guerrasio
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Finding the road less traveled in Tuscany these days is something of a feat, but food critic John Guerrasio pulls it off as he takes viewers on a journey to discover the food, wine, culture, history and residents of Italy's northern region. With stops in small towns such as Panzano and Pienza -- the latter deemed a World Heritage Site for its design as an "ideal" Renaissance city -- Guerrasio gets to the heart of the region and its people.
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John Guerrasio
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Director
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Documentary, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, PBS Documentaries, TV Documentaries, PBS
Rent To Market to Market to Buy a Fat Pig on DVD To Market to Market to Buy a Fat Pig
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Foodies will salivate over this PBS tribute to market houses and farmers' markets across America, showcasing the buyers and sellers and, of course, the food. From crab cakes in Baltimore to specialty celery in Lancaster, Pa., berries in Santa Monica, Calif., bison in Santa Fe, N.M., and heirloom tomatoes in Asheville, N.C., filmmaker Rick Sebak and crew check out the culinary bounty and social aspects found in this country's regional markets.
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Rick Sebak
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Director
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Food & Wine, Food Stories, TV Documentaries, PBS Documentaries, PBS
Rent Coca-Cola: The History of an American Icon on DVD Coca-Cola: The History of an American Icon
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With its curvaceous, red-branded bottle and rich, dark liquid, Coca-Cola transformed itself from a run-of-the-mill beverage to a cultural icon. This fascinating documentary examines how John Pemberton's sweet concoction became firmly entrenched into the American zeitgeist, and what it's come to symbolize not only in this country but also the world over. Includes original commercials, pictures and more.
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Documentary, Historical Documentaries, Food Stories, Food & Wine
Rent Everyday Food: Vol. 1 on DVD Everyday Food: Vol. 1
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Geared toward the everyday family cook who needs to put a great, tasty meal on the table each evening, this informative television series provides step-by-step instructions for preparing well-rounded dishes. The host chefs focus on satisfying meals that take less than an hour to make. These five episodes feature 23 recipes, including breakfast burritos, spaghetti puttanesca, shrimp with garlic, and lemon and apple-cinnamon Bundt cake.
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Martha Stewart
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Director
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Biography: Ben & Jerry on DVD Biography: Ben & Jerry
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With a passion for food and a strong sense of humor, childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield set up their own ice cream business in 1977. Learn how these two men turned their small-scale operation into a major moneymaker. Part of the company's incredible success should be attributed to the duo's socially responsible stance to protect the environment as well as do right by their community and employees.
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Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, Walt Freese, Liz Bankowski, Jeff Furman, Fred Lager
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Director
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Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Food & Wine, TV Documentaries
Rent Starbucking on DVD Starbucking
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In 1997, freelance computer programmer Winter (just Winter) committed himself to the goal of visiting every company-owned Starbucks Coffee in the world. So far, the siren's song has lured him to more than 6600 stores and counting. But why? Everyone chimes in with a theory or an opinion. It's all about the caffeinated journey in this documentary about a man chasing a goal, and the folks he meets along the way.
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Cast
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Bill Tangeman
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine
Rent Cooking Thin and Loving Food on DVD Cooking Thin and Loving Food
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Acclaimed chef Kathleen Daelemans shows you how to lose weight while still enjoying delicious meals in this easy-to-follow instructional program. Daelemans -- who lost 75 pounds while creating a new cuisine for a five-star Hawaiian resort -- blends her insider's understanding of the need for simple dietary guidelines with her professional chef's desire for tasty meals. A seven-day jump-start guide and 20 printable DVD-ROM recipes are included.
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Kathleen Daelemans
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Made in Spain on DVD Made in Spain
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Noted chef José Andrés whisks you away to different regions in his native Spain, and then provides easy-to-follow directions for using fresh ingredients to cook the delicious cuisine in this enticing blend of travel and cooking shows from PBS. From Seville to Valencia, Andrés visits an abundance of friends' kitchens, restaurants, farms and festivals to sample their unique offerings and discover how local delicacies have evolved over time.
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Cast
José Andrés
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Director
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TV Shows, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Cook's Country on DVD Cook's Country
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Host Christopher Kimball and a renovated farmhouse kitchen from 1806 co-star in this enticing cooking show that seeks to revamp classic American comfort food -- fried chicken, red velvet cake, mac and cheese, and more -- for the 21st century.
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Christopher Kimball
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Director
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TV Shows, TV Documentaries, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Martha's Favorite Cookies on DVD Martha's Favorite Cookies
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Make any occasion special with everybody's favorite sweet snack: cookies! In this easy-to-follow guide, domestic diva Martha Stewart shares recipe secrets to 33 of her most scrumptious baked treats. Geared toward experienced bakers and beginners alike, the collection includes recipes and tips for making an astonishing array of cookies, including rolled, molded, bar, refrigerator, drop and sandwich varieties.
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Cast
Martha Stewart
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Director
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent The Art of Bread Making on DVD The Art of Bread Making
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From delicious cinnamon rolls and whole wheat breads to down-home Southern cornbread, the West ladies --Vicki, Jasmine, Hannah and CeCe -- teach you the art of bread-making complete with recipes, demonstrations and practical tips. The West ladies give you expert advice steeped in experience and wrapped in Southern charm, wit and hospitality. Heat up the oven for some mouthwatering treats and homemade fun for the entire family.
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Cast
The West Ladies
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Director
Ken Carpenter
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Martha's Guests: Master Chefs on DVD Martha's Guests: Master Chefs
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Martha Stewart shares her pristine kitchen with some of the world's most celebrated chefs in this delicious compilation of cooking demonstrations. Tackling a range of recipes from Mexican to French, Martha prepares oven-roasted ribs with Bobby Flay; spaghetti alla carbonara with Mario Batali; sushi hand rolls with Nobu; New England clam chowder with Jasper Whit; chiles anchos rellenos with Roberto Santibanez; and coq au vin with Riad Nasr.
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Martha Stewart, Mario Batali, Bobby Flay, Riad Nasr, Roberto Santibanez, Nobu, Jasper Whit
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Simply Ming on DVD Simply Ming
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Chef Ming Tsai whips up delectable East-West dishes in this collection of episodes from his popular cooking show. Beginners and pros alike can create delicious meals using Ming's Master Recipes -- rubs, pastes and vinaigrettes -- which use no more than eight ingredients and serve as the basis for a variety of dishes. The program features guest chefs, food and wine pairings, shopping excursions and tips on selecting the freshest ingredients.
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Cast
Ming Tsai
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Director
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TV Shows, Food & Wine, Special Interest, Cooking Instruction
Rent Rachael Ray: A Little Spice Is Nice on DVD Rachael Ray: A Little Spice Is Nice
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Popular chef Rachel Ray spices it up in this four-episode collection of her series "30 Minute Meals." Ray shows you how to create zesty picnic, exotic Thai and fiery Southwestern dishes, including Rio Grande rub steak, saucy crab cakes, Mexican salad, spicy chicken, carrot raisin salad, chorizo quesadillas and more. Ray's breezy style in the kitchen makes it easy to create mouthwatering dishes in just 30 minutes.
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Cast
Rachael Ray
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Cooking French: Cuisine of Paris & France on DVD Cooking French: Cuisine of Paris & France
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Tour Paris, Normandy, Champagne and Alsace, where masters of Gallic cuisine demonstrate the best way to prepare their favorite dishes, as well as a broad menu of regional gems. The Parisian excursion includes visits to the Arc de Triomphe, the beautiful River Seine and Montparnasse. And in Champagne, viewers will get a brief history of the region's famed bubby beverage, starting with a tutorial on a monk named Dom Perignon.
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Director
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Beer Nutz: The Quest for the Holy Ale on DVD Beer Nutz: The Quest for the Holy Ale
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Explore the finest beers, bars and breweries in North America in this whirlwind tour of eight cities. With an eye toward great local micro and boutique breweries, the series is a frothy treat for any beer connoisseur. Each episode explores the local beer customs of a city and its breweries. The drinking destinations are Denver; Boston; San Francisco; Burlington, Vt.; Portland, Ore.; Chicago; Milwaukee; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Cheers!
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Cast
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Wine & Beverage Appreciation
Rent The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue on DVD The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue
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Join Rip Esselstyn, former firefighter and author of the national bestselling <i>The Engine 2 Diet</i>, as he guides the White and Wally families through an Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue. Watch Rip teach these families how to take control of their health.
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Cast
Rip Esselstyn
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John Corry
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Special Interest, Cooking Instruction, Healthy Living, Food & Wine, Mind & Body
Rent Forks Over Knives - The Extended... on DVD Forks Over Knives - The Extended...
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This companion to the acclaimed documentary about veganism includes never-before-seen footage of expert interviews, covering several themes in greater depth and addressing important issues that weren't touched on in the film.
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Cast
T. Colin Campbell, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Neal Barnard, John McDougall, Pam Popper, Doug Lisle, Terry Mason
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Brian Wendel
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Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Science and Nature Documentaries, Healthy Living, Food Stories, Mind & Body, Food & Wine
Rent Martha's Summer Favorites on DVD Martha's Summer Favorites
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Dive into summer and all the wonderful things it has to offer with this collection of recipes and seasonal project ideas, culled from the archives of the Martha Stewart empire. Easy-to-follow segments provide a list of kid-friendly activities to add flair to your next family outing; show you how to prepare delicious meals and cocktails for stress-free outdoor dining; and include a tutorial the best way to fire up the family barbecue.
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Martha Stewart
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Director
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Tales from the Vineyard: First Taste on DVD Tales from the Vineyard: First Taste
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An unusual educational series that explores the charm and appeal of wine, Tales from the Vineyard will satiate wanna-be sommeliers and casual wine lovers alike with its tongue-in-cheek approach to a subject that's deeply serious to foodies. This introductory episode teaches everything you need to know to appreciate wine, including a basic primer on the various types of grapes, how to read a label, how to buy a good vintage and more.
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Special Interest, Wine & Beverage Appreciation, Food & Wine, PBS
Rent Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way on DVD Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way
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Charles de Gaulle's personal chef is your very own cooking tutor in this PBS series that has culinary icon Jacques Pepin sharing the techniques he's honed for getting good food into hungry mouths fast -- with little fuss. Knowing that cooking doesn't begin and end in France and that fresh ingredients are key, Pepin draws from all over the world to offer dishes ranging from lamb stew to Tibetan bread, paella, croquet-monsieurs and more.
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Jacques Pépin
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Director
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TV Shows, Cooking Instruction, Food & Wine
Rent Cooking French: Burgundy & South France on DVD Cooking French: Burgundy & South France
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Get the inside tips on how to perfectly prepare delicious French cuisine from some of the most highly rated chefs from Burgundy and Southern France. Drawn from well-respected restaurants, these talented culinary pros provide viewers with easy-to-follow instructions on how to cook a variety of French dishes. From main courses to desserts, this program presents a wide range of delectable delights to satisfy discriminating gastronomes.
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Special Interest, Food & Wine, Cooking Instruction
Rent Some Prefer Cake on DVD Some Prefer Cake
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This brisk comedy follows two friends -- lesbian Kira (Kathleen Fontaine) and straight Sydney (Tara Howley) -- who cope differently with their unrealized personal and professional dreams. Suffering from stage fright that prevents her career from thriving, aspiring comic Kira engages in empty sexual encounters to drown her sorrows. Meanwhile, Sydney, a would-be restaurant critic with a decided lack of interest in sex, turns to food for comfort.
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Cast
Kathleen Fontaine, Tara Howley, Tirza Naramore, Leon Acord, Desi del Valle, Mary Jo Mrochinski
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Heidi Arnesen
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LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Food & Wine, Special Interest, Cooking Instruction
Rent Noma: My Perfect Storm on DVD Noma: My Perfect Storm
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In this gastronomic documentary, Chef Ren&#233; Redzepi -- the father of modern Nordic cuisine -- seeks to redeem himself by reclaiming the title Best Restaurant in the World for his Noma eatery, an honor it had retained for three years running.
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Cast
René Redzepi
Director
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Pierre Deschamps
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Documentary, Indie Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Travel & Adventure Documentaries, Food & Wine
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