Click the play button to see us prepare the two finalists recipes for Your Best Fig Recipe: Ficchi Caramellati (Caramelized Figs) by Loulies and Fig and Anise Clafoutis by Oui, Chef. Watch A&M in Merrill's kitchen, as they reminisce about the 80's and encourage rum for breakfast.
Click the play button to see us prepare the two finalist recipes for Your Best Recipe with Paprika: Hungarian Meatballs by Bogre and Smoky Fried Chickpeas by Aliwaks. Watch A&M demonstrate a safe way to cut hot peppers, and yell at chickpeas. Just another day at the office...
Click the play button to see us prepare the two finalist recipes for Your Best Potato Gratin: Potato Leek au Gratin by AlexisC and Individual Sweet Potato Gratins with Creme Fraiche, Onions and Bacon by ApartmentCooker. Watch A&M work through bloodshed and control issues, and make some delicious food!
Click the play button to see us prepare the two finalist recipes for Your Best Fruit Tart: SmallKitchCara's Blueberry Tart and JackieK's Savory Plum Tart. Merrill conquers her fear of pastry dough, and Amanda invents a new cooking tool: the snissor. Leave your comments below!
Click the play button to see us cook the two finalists for Your Best Summer Fish Recipe: fisheri's The (Not Barefoot) Contessa's Fish Pasta and Giulia Melucci's Cod Mare Chiaro. Highlights include a "Whac-a-Mole" reference from Amanda and an attempt by Merrill to justify drinking on the job. We'd love to know what you think -- leave your comments below!
Click the play button to see us cook the two finalists for Your Best Shrimp Recipe: EBeier's Southern Sherried Shrimp and Helen's Spicy Shrimp. Watch as Merrill demonstrates her "interesting" lemon zesting technique, and Amanda nearly sets the neighborhood on fire. Yes, we know it's a little scattered, but hey, it's our first one -- wait until next time!