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

Butternut Squash Cobbler A La Mode

Hanger Steak with a Smoky Paprika Rub

Raspberry Bellini

Penne with Sausage and Escarole

Quick Ratatouille

Chocolate Souffle

Emeril's Salad

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Brazilian Fish Stew

Warm Lobster with Fava Beans, Snap Peas and Tarragon Butter Sauce

Green Onion Spoonbread

Emeril's Quick Shrimp Stock

Garlicky Bok Choy

Emeril's Pimms Cup

Tandoori-Style Chicken Drumsticks

Beer Poached Boudin with Grain Mustard

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Eggs Florentine with Choron Sauce

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Curry-Scented Cauliflower

Grilled Corn with Cheese

Roasted Root Vegetables

Swordfish with Puttanesca Sauce

Seared Mint Lamb Chops

Simple Croutons

Sweet Shrimp with Chorizo and Onions

Salad Tropicale

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?