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

Shrimp and Angel Hair Fra Diavolo

Tandoori-Style Chicken Drumsticks

Beer Poached Boudin with Grain Mustard

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw

Sweet Shrimp with Chorizo and Onions

Salad Tropicale

Penne with Sausage and Escarole

Green Onion Spoonbread

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Yellowtail Snapper on the Half-Shell

Herb Vinaigrette

Emeril's Salad

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Brazilian Fish Stew

Emeril's Quick Homemade BBQ Sauce

Buttermilk Dressing

Crabcakes with Remoulade Sauce

Roasted Root Vegetables

Swordfish with Puttanesca Sauce

Oven-Roasted Chicken Wings

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Eggs Florentine with Choron Sauce

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

Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Dijon Herb Sauce

Quick Ratatouille

Grilled Corn with Cheese

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?