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


Emeril's Pan-Seared Rib Eye Steaks with Herbed Butter

Penne with Sausage and Escarole

Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

Crabcakes with Remoulade Sauce

Indian-Inspired Shrimp with Coconut, Chiles and Tomatoes

Yellowtail Snapper on the Half-Shell

Cantaloupe, Prosciutto and Arugula Salad

Melon Cooler

Grilled Asparagus

Fennel Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chef Michael Schwartz's Hogfish Ceviche

Shrimp en Papillote

Black Bean Cakes

Emeril's Seasonal Chopped Salad

Grilled Polenta

Broiled Catfish with Fresh Thyme, Garlic and Lemon

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Sardines with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Sesame Eggplant with Tofu

Mediterranean Salt Crusted Whole Fish

New Style New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw

Sweet Shrimp with Chorizo and Onions

Salad Tropicale


Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

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?