Posts in The Kitchen
What to Wear to Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving is a tradition at The Kitchen.  Every year we invite some of Food Network friends to join us and bring their favorite recipes. This year, Ted Allen, Christian Petroni, and Martina McBride came for dinner.  Ted made a delicious cranberry sauce, Christian fried up some Brussels sprouts and Martina made an apple cake that I will for sure be adding to my repertoire. 

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Maple Pudding Cake

Every once in awhile, I have a recipe that surprises me.  My culinary producer, Tim Macklin, asked me to come up with a recipe for a maple pudding cake. I decided to mimic my grandma's recipe for peach cobbler.  The cake is more like biscuits, and instead of fruit on the bottom, I would make a thick, rich, creamy maple layer.

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Halloween Inspired Green Chicken Chili

Every Halloween at The Kitchen, our producers like to give us a good scare. To go along with all of the tricks, we are cooking up some treats.  I am sharing my recipe for Green Chicken Chili. Chili is perfect to serve for a crowd on Halloween because you can put it on the stove and let everyone serve themselves.  Set up a toppings bar with sour cream, cilantro, scallions, avocado, etc. I used a skull pan to make skull cheese crisps for garnish.

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