Vivian Howard

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A Chef’s Perfect Beach Day

The pressures of the last year find release in a dream day by the water

Food & Drink

The Condiment that Vivian Howard Would Save in a Fire

She calls the herby, zingy dressing her “Little Green Dress”

Arts & Culture

Must-See Southern-Cooking TV

PBS premieres a new show from Vivian Howard and a documentary about Patrick O’Connell and the Inn at Little Washington


Vivian Howard’s Next Act

With her new TV series, the North Carolina chef continues to advocate for the overlooked South

Food & Drink

Preview Vivian Howard’s New Show

Everyone’s favorite Southern chef is returning to television early next year, but you can see a snippet of South By Somewhere now

Food & Drink

Catching Up with Vivian Howard

The North Carolina chef and TV star is relaunching her Handy & Hot bake shop as a mail-order pop-up, and she has a special treat for Father’s Day

Arts & Culture

Vivian Howard Says Goodbye to A Chef’s Life

The chef, author, and television star reveals her favorite episodes—and previews her new show to come

Anatomy of a Classic

Vivian Howard’s Apple and Country Ham Hand Pies

The Kinston, North Carolina chef puts a porky spin on a beloved treat


Food & Drink

Help Eastern North Carolina with Fish Stew

Chef Vivian Howard teams up with an impressive roster of chefs for a fundraiser benefitting the United Way

Food & Drink

Exclusive: A Southern Chef Hits the Road

The North Carolina native behind the Chef and the Farmer restaurant in Kinston is loading up a food truck and hitting thirty-some towns

Food & Drink

Vivian Howard’s Baked Pimento Cheese and Sausage

The star of A Chef’s Life shares her simple yet refined sausage and pimento dip

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Vivian Howard’s Pork-Rind Roosters

A party starter worth celebrating

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Vivian Howard’s Party Magnet

How to prepare the most infamous of party apps — the cheese ball

pork brains

Food & Drink

Rise and Shine with Brains and Eggs

A Southern staple that was once on breakfast menus across the South


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A Chef’s Life: Recipe for Sausage Balls

Chef Vivian Howard shares her recipe for this holiday classic


Chef Vivian Howard’s Modern Farmhouse

Opening a small-town restaurant was chef Vivian Howard’s first leap of faith. Her second? The one-of-a-kind farmhouse she now calls home

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Inside Vivian Howard’s Farmhouse

Take a tour of this one-of-a-kind home in Eastern North Carolina

Food & Drink

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup

A seasonal recipe from Vivian Howard of Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina.