American Masters: At Home with Jacques Pépin

In this digital series, chef Jacques Pépin brings us into his home and teaches us many of his favorite dishes. This intimate setting is his platform for simple and instructive cooking, using inexpensive, readily available ingredients, and whatever he may have on hand.

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

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Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

In the summer, Pépin likes to use fresh basil from his garden to make this pesto recipe.

Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

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Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

Another take on blueberries, lemon and mint from Jacques Pépin.

Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

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Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

This lemon posset is one of Jacques Pépin's simplest recipes.

Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

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Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

Jacques Pépin adapted this recipe from his time as a breakfast cook in Paris.

Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

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Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

This recipe for tomato toasts with olives is inspired by Pépin's time in Spain.

Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

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Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

Pépin's recipe for quiche Lorraine is inspired by his mother.

Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Moules Two Ways

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Jacques Pépin Makes Moules Two Ways

Pépin demonstrates two ways of making mussels.

Jacques Pépin Makes Moules Two Ways

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Kale Soup

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Jacques Pépin Makes Kale Soup

Pépin teaches us his recipe for a hearty kale soup.

Jacques Pépin Makes Kale Soup

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Cold Tomato-Cucumber Soup

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Jacques Pépin Makes Cold Tomato-Cucumber Soup

Pépin loves a cold soup in the summer using this recipe.

Jacques Pépin Makes Cold Tomato-Cucumber Soup

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Clam Fritters

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Jacques Pépin Makes Clam Fritters

Pépin's clam fritters bring back fond memories of going clamming in the sea.

Jacques Pépin Makes Clam Fritters

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Beef Carpaccio

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Jacques Pépin Makes Beef Carpaccio

Pépin teaches us his recipe for beef carpaccio.

Jacques Pépin Makes Beef Carpaccio

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Shrimp-Stuffed Portobello

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Jacques Pépin Makes Shrimp-Stuffed Portobello

Pépin's recipe for stuffed portobello has breadcrumbs, garlic, butter and herbs.

Jacques Pépin Makes Shrimp-Stuffed Portobello

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

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Jacques Pépin Makes Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Jacques Pépin shows us a simple but tasty Brussels sprouts recipe.

Jacques Pépin Makes Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Onion Soup Gratinée

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Jacques Pépin Makes Onion Soup Gratinée

Pépin teaches us how to make onion soup gratinée.

Jacques Pépin Makes Onion Soup Gratinée

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Fresh Corn Purée

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Jacques Pépin Makes Fresh Corn Purée

Pépin shows us how to make one of his favorite dishes for the summer, a fresh corn purée.

Jacques Pépin Makes Fresh Corn Purée

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

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Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicious crêpes.

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Jacques Pépin makes eggs in a little container called a "cocotte."

Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

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Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Jacques Pépin demonstrates how to make buttermilk pancakes from his home kitchen.

Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

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Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé, great for a first course.

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes using leftover rice with eggs on top.

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Jacques Pépin makes tender, slightly runny fried eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

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Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Jacques Pépin makes a very easy-to-do, delicious, and unusual way to enjoy eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Jacques Pépin makes scrambled eggs "the classic way" for an elegant, simple dinner.

Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

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Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet, a very elegant dish for a light supper.

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

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Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet with potatoes, onions and cheese for a great lunch.

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet