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Zoë François bakes and cooks her favorite recipes, from easy main dishes to delicious desserts, with a little help from her friends and family.
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Zoe Bakes Season 2
Episode 1: Cheers to the New Year
Zoë celebrates New Year’s Eve by baking a gorgeous cream puff tower coated in caramel, known as croquembouche, for a party with her closest friends.
Episode 2: Breakfast Basics
After walking her poodles on a chilly weekend morning, Zoë prepares a grab-and-go breakfast favorite, blueberry muffins. She also visits a favorite café whose motto is “Simple is best and just as delicious,” inspiring her to prepare a cinnamon star bread.
Episode 3: Baked Alaska
When hosting a dinner party for some chef friends, Zoë prepares a dish to impress: a showstopping baked Alaska with a sorbet “bullseye.” She also visits a good friend to have fun thinking outside of the box with ice cream flavors.
Recipe: Baked Alaska
Episode 4: Macaron Macaroon
Zoë prepares delicate chocolate macarons for a bakers’ gathering with a fellow cookbook author and friend. She also demonstrates how baking together can lead to delicious creations as she makes coconut macaroons with an award-winning pastry chef.
Episode 5: Say Cheesecake
Zoë tackles her son’s favorite dessert — cheesecake. She prepares one version with her signature blueberry swirl as well as a savory version topped with roasted tomato and feta after an inspiring visit to a local creamery.
Episode 6: Family Crepes
Zoë demonstrates the delicious versatility of a family favorite, crêpes, by preparing a stack to fill with bananas Foster and roll into a savory crepe manicotti. For more inspiration, Zoë visits a local pastry chef to see how a crêpe cake is made.
Episode 7: Sweet Potato Pie
Zoë finds inspiration at a farmers’ market, transforming purple sweet potatoes into a vibrant version of the classic pie. She also picks up tips from a local baker, Rose McGee, and will never look at a sweet potato pie the same way again.
Episode 8: Family Recipes
Zoë prepares jelly doughnuts to share with her mom before they bake another filled pastry together based on her great-great-grandmother’s recipe. They also visit a local baker who makes challah bread with three generations of her family.
Episode 9: Brunch Bakes
Zoë hosts a brunch for her women’s small business group, The Ladybrainers, and prepares a rustic apple tarte Tatin. To expand her French-themed menu, she visits a renowned chef and native Frenchman to learn practical tips for making soufflé.
Episode 10: Nordic Treats
Zoë pays tribute to her Nordic heritage by preparing Swedish cream and krumkake, a pressed cookie and visiting a ladies’ church group for a lesson in making the traditional Norwegian flatbread, lefse.
Episode 11: Hand Pies
When the Minnesota weather turns cold, Zoë stocks her freezer with easy, bake-and-take hand pies. She makes both sweet strawberry and savory chicken curry pies, and then visits a local Mexican café to prepare empanadas.
Episode 12: S’mores and Hot Dish
To stave off cabin fever, Zoë hosts a potluck party complete with s’mores and a dessert twist on a Minnesota staple: hot dish. She visits a friend to learn what makes hot dish so popular in the Midwest.
BONUS Episode: Pumpkin Treats
When Zoë’s sons come home for a visit, she heads to a pumpkin patch to get ingredients for their favorite fall desserts. Charlie joins her in the kitchen to make sweet scones with squash they picked, and Henri enjoys pumpkin creme brulee.
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