The Food Network star shares his top dishes.
Try new recipes from the P.E.I.-based Food Network chef. As host of shows like Chef Abroad, Chef at Home, Chef at Large, and Chef Michael's Kitchen (airing August 27th), plus years spent as chef at The Inn at Bay Fortune in P.E.I., Michael Smith is one of Canada's most well-known faces. His newest cookbook, Fast Flavours (2012 Penguin Canada), is on sale September 4th, and you can try three new recipes from it here. Serve up this easy slow cooker beef stew (pictured above) for a weeknight dinner. Also, try some old favourites from his previous book, Chef Michael Smith's Kitchen (2011 Penguin Canada).
Peek inside Michael Smith's own kitchen in our 2012 Kitchens & Baths special issue, on stands August 13th.
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