A show about French food includes cooking techniques and recipes, including glazed duck breast with gourmet-foods purveyor Ariane Daguin; tartines with roasted tomatoes and smoked salmon, and pistachio financiers with food writer Beatrice Peltre; and chocolate mousse with chef Jody Williams.
Mother's Day is the topic. Included: a recipe for sour-cream cookies with author Elizabeth Gilbert; a wreath of sculpted-clay flowers with artist Yukiko Miyai; and essential parenting products with Martha's staff.
A show about Iceland features a chocolate-soufflé recipe with First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff; dried Icelandic catfish and sea-salted hazelnuts with chef Gunnar Gislason; and a lesson on Icelandic horses.
Handmade wedding favors, decor and invitations with Darcy Miller; a bride's search for the perfect dress with Randy Fenoli ("Say Yes to the Dress"); a chocolate-chip cookie recipe with author Sarah Copeland ("The Newlywed Cookbook").
A show about the Girl Scouts celebrates the group's 100th anniversary, and features a minty ice-cream recipe inspired by a popular cookie; a faux-agate clay pendant how-to; and a visit from Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez.
A look at Etsy, an e-commerce Web site for handmade and vintage crafts, features jewelry with crafter Jessica Partain; and advice for starting a shop with Etsy executive Matt Stinchcomb. Also: a fashion show with the site's vendors.
Recipes from "Martha's American Food," a new cookbook that features regional dishes and the stories behind them, include chicken enchiladas verdes and mini-blackberry pies with Sarah Carey; and barbecued shrimp and farmhouse chowder with Lucinda Scala Quinn.
Spanish recipes, including fried peppers, smoked-beet salad and salt-cod spread, with chef Seamus Mullen; a lesson in cultivating lilies with gardening expert Hans Langeveld; a decorative pillow how-to.
Recipes and culinary techniques from chefs featured in the James Beard Foundation's "Best of the Best" cookbook, including Eric Ripert, Tom Colicchio, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Larry Forgione, Alfred Portale, Patrick O'Connell and David Bouley.
Seasonal recipes include strawberry-rhubarb pie with ginger-crumb topping with San Francisco grocer Sam Mogannam; and rhubarb ice cream with honey-scented strawberry compote with his wife, pastry chef Anne Walker. Also: outdoor-entertaining ideas with Remodelista editor Julie Carlson.
Southern-style treats, including coconut cake and bourbon-bread pudding, with Georgia bakers Cheryl and Griffith Day. Also: a recipe for orange-flavored marshmallows with candy historian Beth Kimmerle; decorating tips with interior designer Steven Gambrel.
Comfort-food recipes, including buttermilk-cheese waffles and tomato soup with chef Linton Hopkins; a bed-making competition for audience members with Kevin Sharkey, editorial director of decorating; how to fold a towel properly.
A petal bib-necklace project with do-it-yourself style blogger Jenni Radosevich; a classic tuna-salad sandwich and homemade waffle chips with comedian Susie Essman; grown-up variations on the grilled cheese sandwich.
Foods that fight cancer with Dr. William Li, a disease researcher and president of the Angiogenesis Foundation; camera applications for the iPhone with Wall Street Journal features editor Kevin Sintumuang.
Business and career advice with baker Kathleen King (Tate's Bake Shop); former advertising executive and author Charlotte Beers ("I'd Rather Be in Charge"); and couturiere Malvina Guretsky (MAG Tricotes).
Martha announces the $1 million grand-prize winner of the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in Orlando. Also: a look at the history of the contest; judging parameters; and commentary from chefs Lucinda Scala Quinn and Sarah Carey and comedian Joey Kola.