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

Shrimp en Papillote

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

Emeril's Pimms Cup

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Beer Poached Boudin with Grain Mustard

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Emeril's Quick Shrimp Stock

Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Dijon Herb Sauce

Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Iceberg Wedges with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Shrimp and Angel Hair Fra Diavolo

Charcuterie Sandwich

Bananas Foster

New Style New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

Tandoori-Style Chicken Drumsticks

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Escabeche

Black Bean Cakes

Mediterranean Salt Crusted Whole Fish

Emeril's Salad

Sardines with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Buttermilk Dressing

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?