American Masters

American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

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Major support for American Masters is provided by AARP. Additional funding is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Judith and Burton Resnick, Ellen and James S. Marcus, Lillian Goldman Programming Endowment, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Vital Projects Fund, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, and public television viewers.

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Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes


Jacques Pépin demonstrates how to make buttermilk pancakes from his home kitchen.

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Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs


Jacques Pépin makes eggs in a little container called a "cocotte."

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé


Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé, great for a first course.

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes


Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicious crêpes.

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs


Jacques Pépin makes tender, slightly runny fried eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette


Jacques Pépin makes a very easy-to-do, delicious, and unusual way to enjoy eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet


Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet with potatoes, onions and cheese for a great lunch.