Chef Emeril Lagasse's fans are always asking for advice on how to fit fresh meals into their busy and hectic lifestyles. Here, he shares the inside scoop on how to make the meals that you want without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. It's all about preparing fresh food fast!

Most Popular Recipes

Herb Vinaigrette


Black Bean, Asparagus, and Jicama Salad

Cucumber Ribbon Salad

Seared Shrimp Salad with Warm Andouille Dressing

Orange, Fennel, and Black Olive Salad

Emeril's Crab Boil

Seared Mint Lamb Chops

Emeril's Quick Homemade BBQ Sauce

Buttermilk Dressing

Crabcakes with Remoulade Sauce

Indian-Inspired Shrimp with Coconut, Chiles and Tomatoes

Emeril's Quick Shrimp Stock

Quick Ratatouille

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Yellowtail Snapper on the Half-Shell

Chocolate Souffle

Emeril's Salad

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Brazilian Fish Stew

Melon Cooler

Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Butternut Squash Cobbler A La Mode

Emeril's Pimms Cup

Cantaloupe, Prosciutto and Arugula Salad

Bananas Foster

Orange, Currant, and Pine Nut Quinoa

About the Host

Emeril Lagasse

Who knew that a kid working in the local Portuguese bakery would burst with a bam into the culinary scene, opening a series of successful restaurants, hosting popular TV shows and becoming one of the most recognizable chefs of all time?