Learn basic knife-sharpening skills and cutlery care tips from knife master Chiharu Sugai. Then, make hearty and flavorful braised lamb shanks with lentils and meatless ragu over tagliatelle with recipes from Suvir Saran of Devi restaurant, and upgrade your garden with a seed-starting how-to.
Seeds, 512 organic soil mix, seedling and leak-proof trays, clear acrylic domes, hydrofarm seedling heat mat, hand-held soil block makers, soil blocking/potting tray, tray shelf, soil block propagation trays, and fertile pots from Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Seeds from Kitazawa Seed Company
Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery accordion file, available at Staples
GUEST: Lipica Shah, American Red Cross CPR instructor
Lucini Italia extra virgin olive oil
Delverde tagliatelle pasta
The Vermont Country Store jams and crackers
"Masala Farm: Stories and Recipes from an Uncommon Life in the Country"
Martha Stewart Living seeds
SHOP: Black beluga, French green, or sabut masoor lentils available from Timeless Seeds
ITEMS ON SET: Le Pen markers from Uchida of America Corporation
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: February 29, 2012