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

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Emeril's Quick Shrimp Stock

New Style New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

Tandoori-Style Chicken Drumsticks

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Bananas Foster

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Sardines with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Emeril's Salad

Brazilian Fish Stew

Black Bean Cakes

Cantaloupe, Prosciutto and Arugula Salad

Mediterranean Salt Crusted Whole Fish

Lamb T-Bones with Rosemary-Balsamic Butter Sauce


Emeril's Quick Homemade BBQ Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Melon Cooler

Fresh Salsa

Chef Michael Schwartz's Hogfish Ceviche

Sweet Shrimp with Chorizo and Onions


Yellowtail Snapper on the Half-Shell

Pork Picadillo

Eggs Florentine with Choron 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?