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

Swordfish with Puttanesca Sauce

Grilled Corn with Cheese

Mediterranean Salt Crusted Whole Fish

New Style New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

Broiled Catfish with Fresh Thyme, Garlic and Lemon

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Sardines with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Sesame Eggplant with Tofu

Shrimp en Papillote

Black Bean Cakes

Charcuterie Sandwich

Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

Seared Mint Lamb Chops

Iceberg Wedges with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Pork Picadillo


Grilled Vegetable Salad

Zucchini Fritters with Roasted Red Pepper Mayo

Lamb T-Bones with Rosemary-Balsamic Butter Sauce

Hanger Steak with a Smoky Paprika Rub

Shrimp and Angel Hair Fra Diavolo

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Curry-Scented Cauliflower

Roasted Root Vegetables

Butternut Squash Cobbler A La Mode

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Melon Cooler

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?