MARTIE Believe it or not, even with this accent, my daddy grew up in New Jersey also. You know her as a judge on Food Network’s Chopped and you’ve seen her compete on some of TV’s most prestigious cooking competitions, including Iron Chef America. Guy must have really had to twist some arms because, you know, he's known for his dastardly tricks. I'm so lucky to be able to travel with friends, travel for work. And they make it, even when it's stressful, they make it as hospitable and fun, and they're all lovely to deal with. AMANDA I did. AMANDA Beans and rice and baked dishes.

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From bubbling pots of Beef Stew with Dumplings, to creamy, mash-topped Shepherd's Pie. And we won. MARTIE But I did read somewhere that you got some encouragement to go to the Culinary Institute of America from your home ec teacher. Za'atar in your chicken with a squeeze of lemon is just excellent. You don't need a blender. Or mixing it into a little bit of yogurt to make a sauce or a dip.

AMANDA My first question to them is, "Well, did you have a good experience? Her home economics teacher inspired her to attend culinary school. So that was probably the most exciting, most exotic trip I've ever taken because it was a place where I never thought I would go. Nadiya Hussain embarks on a culinary road trip around Britain. He started to dabble in it and then really found a passion for it. AMANDA It just starts to melt the tomato a little, gives it a tiny bit of a char. I wondered if that was your daddy's recipe. I’m Martie Duncan.

AMANDA And everybody else just needs to have a really good experience. It's not a lot of time, and it's a lot of pressure. This podcast was recorded in Birmingham, edited in Atlanta, and can be found wherever you get your podcasts. Is there any music that you're listening to you want to share with us right now? How to Make Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Seeds. AMANDA Yes. We got him some cooking classes, baking classes that he took, and he was an excellent baker. There are many, many things that I see the ingredients, and I think, "Oh, my God. I like savory. And I've made this mistake myself, and you try to do too much because you want to do it. It’s duck two ways on this episode of Simply Ming.

You can definitely experience a blank brain as soon as you see those ingredients. When you go on a camping trip, you could probably survive on hotdogs and smores, but it might be a better idea to make sure you have the right cooking gear. Your search for the perfect Sunday lunch ends here with our pick of the top 50 ultimate recipes. This Might Be the Answer! I enjoyed it because I think the fairness level was high. MARTIE Which I absolutely love. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish.

I'd still be there. AMANDA But I got a hold of some herbs last week, which was great.

Every Christmas we would have a cookie called a pecan tassie that has this beautiful — it's like a baby, almost, pecan pie. MARTIE I know you use a lot of unusual spices, let's say, for an everyday kitchen.

And the silly fun part about it is, a lot of times he would serve it in a bread bowl, which is just kind of cheesy. So, I made sort of two of everything. And I think you just have to focus on a few really good items with really good flavor and not try and do too much because, honestly, you don't have time. Ugh, heartbreaking. And I was like, "Ugh, OK." And it was a great day, and it was a new experience for me. I made lasagna. So, I'm going to conquer this. AMANDA It was what I wanted. Two ice creams and a cake and you've done it in 30 minutes. I mean, I look at some of those things. Since we are in back-to-school season, can you share any recipes that are fit for school and any cooking tips you might have for a parent on-the-go? AMANDA I'm a huge fan of the Great British Baking Show. I don't know. AMANDA He was like, "Um, it would be really good for the restaurant. As a college student, I’m not the best chef.

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These days she’s also cooking from her home in a new series called It’s Easy AF. So, take those spices and bring them into your own cuisine and see which one you like. American Seniors Have Turned to Technology During the Pandemic. 4 oz Tequila; 1 Cup grapefruit juice (bonus points for fresh-squeezed) 1 17 oz bottle of sparkling water or grapefruit soda; 1 slice lime for garnish ; 1 thin slice grapefruit, for garnish ; Pinch of salt (optional) 1. Even when you're competing, you're teaching people at home. I've exhausted all of my cooking skills throughout this quarantine and now I'm craving something flavorful and easy to make. So, he started to serve up things that were his favorites on holidays, bake cakes for us. And so, my grandfather, he was kind of our babysitter. Right at the beginning of the quarantine, as well, somebody sent me a delicious bottle from 21 Seeds, and the tequila is a mix of cucumber and jalapeno infusion. So, I think if you get new spices and you're playing with them, eat them as a singular spice at first, and then decide what you think they should be blended with, and then go from there. I watch my favorite seasons, my favorite contestants. Some Creepy Podcasts To Get You In The Halloween Spirit! MARTIE We make those too. So my strongest recommendation is to support your local diner or "mom and pop" restaurant. Some Lies About Alcohol You Need to Stop Believing.

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And all these chefs were walking around with their big white tokes and their neckerchief and their crispy uniforms. Grilled tomatoes. And, you know, I lost by one point. But you've done some really fun things. Click Here to Download Recipes. I felt the adrenaline, the rush. MARTIE Now, I've never really grilled a tomato very often.

Then I put them on a sheet pan and let them cook in the oven for passive cooking.

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AMANDA If you had it in a dish that had 10 other spices, you really wouldn't be able to just appreciate that sumac or know the flavor profile of it. How am I going to figure that out?" So, it only makes sense now that a lot of what I'm doing is teaching and talking food all the time. You're very competitive. MARTIE Oh, I saw your video for your marinara. And that's a universal language. Now, if I want to make the gnocchi at home, how do I make it? The love of food and the way food brings people together in that part of the world is so strong. They’re easy to make, and they don’t even require turning on the oven. AMANDA And I ended up heating up a pan, real, real hot with just a little bit of olive oil. Amanda Freitag X … AMANDA So I use Idaho potatoes and I cook them with the skin on. MARTIE They had asked me to do Grocery Games and I said no for a long time because after the Food Network Star, I'm just like, gah, just no. Was that when you had to battle Bobby Flay?

I'm serving it up with some pesto. Want more Amanda Freitag? Alright, so what about music? So, our Sunday night dinners were the most elaborate and most well attended :) We always had classic comfort foods, whether it was meatloaf/mashed potatoes & green beans, Roast chicken and gravy or the always soul-satisying Spaghetti with meatballs. Seven Layer Lasagna. AMANDA That's completely new. AMANDA It is. T.J. Steele, who has a restaurant called Claro in Brooklyn and he makes these unbelievable, delicious frozen margaritas with mezcal. MARTIE I don't think it sounds boring at all. Feed a crowd with our recipes for the ultimate game-night snacks and nibbles. Recipes.

It's different than any other competition show that we've seen. AMANDA But when you get a little heat on them, they start to give off their juices and it changes the game. MARTIE These are my people. February 26, 2016. It never lands on what you want it to land on, first of all. I'm like, oh boy. Makes 2 cocktails . MARTIE Still, it was Iron Chef Bobby Flay. MARTIE All right. You know, when they're ripe and beautiful, they don't need much. I highly recommend it with the smashed potatoes that I have in the book.

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AMANDA Even coffee. And I think it was great because he thought outside the box. To make, pour the Tequila, grapefruit juice, and sparkling water in a pitcher. There are some foods that just don't belong in a tin. And we got to go to the desert of Wadi Rum. And I feel so confident now." AMANDA I think it's fun because you can really play around with flavors.

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And then I add two egg yolks to two potatoes, half a cup of flour, and then I roll them. Your chances of fixing it are over. Take the basting butterflies out of your stomach and banish any stress this Christmas with our sage cooking advice.

I have a couple of his recipes in my book. Try that one spice on its own. Exploring the regional ingredients that add taste to the foods and the food culture of Britain. Amanda Freitag’s Favorite Paloma Recipe. So, I think it's really important to have the basics so that people can at least just experience what it's like to be in the kitchen. Working with tahini, all the different yogurts and labneh and za’atar and sumac and the flatbreads that they make, you know, at every table, there's always the flatbread that's so delicious.