Matt “Fidel Gastro” Basile, chef and owner of Toronto’s Lisa Marie, is an authority on food experimentation and street food (closely related disciplines). He earned his de facto street food PhD by touring the United States and studying the ways food trucks, pop ups, food carts and food stands make incredible dishes without industrial or even conventional kitchens. (His journey, by the way, is chronicled in Rebel Without a Kitchen, our new show premiering Tuesday, January 27 at 10pm ET).
This webisode from the show is a pretty good example of his creativity at work. He brought Compete to Eat host Jo Lusted over to his kitchen to combine her two favorite comforts: mac & cheese and grilled cheese into one game-changing sandwich. Then he deep-fried it. This is what that looks like in action:
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Sometimes on Man Fire Food, the seriousness of television production goes up in smoke:
Check out a new episode of Man Fire Food tonight at 8pm ET to watch Roger Mooking head to Kentucky to cook a spectacular Southern feast in a massive outdoor grill.
Watch Real Girl’s Kitchen every Saturday at 2pm ET on Cooking Channel.
Fine restaurants beware: This baby is very particular about the food served on kids’ menus.
On last night’s The Freshman Class, Amalia was forced to choose between school and family when her daughter’s play conflicted with an important wine class.
In this web-only clip, Amalia seeks the advice of another mom to help her decide:
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Did you know that if your carrots become limp, you can recrisp them in a bowl of ice water? If you carrot all about sweet, crunchy root vegetables, check out our complete guide to buying, prepping, using and storing carrots for more tips to amaze your inner Easter bunny:
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… Like the word radish comes from the Greek word Raphanus meaning “quickly appearing” because you can pick them just three weeks after planting the seed. Check out our awesome video guide to radishes for more intel on selecting, prepping and serving spring’s raddest root vegetable:
Continue Reading Radishes Can Heal Bee Stings and More Amazing Radish Facts…
Top Chefs’ Zac Young and Yigit Pura pay tribute to the 49th state with two kicked-up takes on Baked Alaska.
More Dessert Recipes From Zac and Yigit:
Dinner parties have their place, but they also have their down sides. That’s why a finger food party can be a great alternative. It keeps guests moving around and lets everyone talk to each other. You get to eat a variety of foods without feeling stuffed, and there’s always something for everyone.
Problem is, preparing so many appetizers can be time consuming and expensive. That’s why I’ve come up with five super easy apps that cost a total of $25 (with help from a few basic pantry items I had around the house).
Here are some tricks to help you save time and stretch your app dollar: