In MEXICO - ONE PLATE AT A TIME WITH RICK BAYLESS, the beloved chef and restaurateur seamlessly weaves together techniques, recipes, cultural musings and off-the-wall surprises. This season Rick presents start-to-finish, stress-free, Mexican-inspired fiestas packed with creativity, color and flavor. Throughout the series, Rick translates his Mexican travel adventures into unforgettable parties from intimate fireside suppers and casual backyard cocktails with friends to big, boisterous bashes for 25. Rick also suggests clever and practical ideas to make each party special, like creating signature drinks for the occasion, serving ceviche in glass votive holders and transforming supermarket salad bar items into a hip Mexican crudites platter. And to help set the mood, he offers party playlists featuring his favorite musical finds and gardening tips for growing one's own ingredients.
05/25/2013 at 2:00 am on WTTW Create
Rick ventures out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay.
05/25/2013 at 11:30 am on WTTW HD
Rick explores how a small Oaxacan distiller handcrafts Mescal and enjoys hand-pressed Memelas.
05/25/2013 at 1:30 pm on WTTW Create
Rick tours La Escuelita, a nonprofit winemaking school, and makes Tuffed Chiles with Red Wine.
05/27/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Local leg of Lamb with a Pasilla Olive Sauce and Mixed Greens with fresh Mussels and Fava Beans.
05/29/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Chef Javier Plascencia layers local Tuna with Nopales, Chicharron and Avocado Meringue.
05/31/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Rick hosts a Seafood Taco party complete with the secrets to making great fried Fish Tacos at home..
06/03/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Rick visits the Tecate brewery and the Tijuana brewery, makers of several microbrews.
06/05/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Ricks gets a lesson in mollusk farming, explores oyster and mussel farming and makes green ceviche.
06/07/2013 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create
Rick visits Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar that serves cocktails and outstanding appetizers.
06/21/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Black Mole, Green Mole, Coloradito Mole and Yellow Mole with Grilled fish are served up.
06/28/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Artisanal coffee production and organic gardens are explored in the mountains to Finca Las Nieves.
07/05/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Rick explores the many variety of Corn available in Oaxaca and make his own fresh Empanadas.
07/12/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Rick uncovers the incredibly rich culture of the 21 de Noviembre market in downtown Oaxaca.
07/19/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Rick explores cheese making in the village of Rojas and makes a dinner featuring just-made cheeses.
07/26/2013 at 8:30 pm on WTTW HD
Rick enjoys spearfishing off Roca Blanca Playa and creates an Aguachile and pan-seared Robalo.
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