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James Briscione & His Wife Brooke Parkhurst Cook Brunch Southern Style (credit: WLNY)

Cooking On The Couch: Shrimp And Grits

James Briscione, an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, and his wife Brooke Parkhurst stopped by The Couch to show us how to make a Southern brunch favorite.


11.1 Barbara Sibley

Cooking On The Couch: Chalupas For Day Of The Dead

Chef Barbara Sibley from La Palapa restaurant in the East Village joined us to celebrate the Day of the Dead, the Mexican celebration where the deceased are toasted with food, booze and dancing.


10.25 Junior Chefs

Cooking On The Couch With MasterChef Junior Contestants

MasterChef Junior is a culinary competition series for talented kids between the ages of eight and 13 who love to cook. Two of the young chefs, Jack Hoffman (from East Rockaway) and Sofia Hublitz (from Brooklyn) stopped by to show how to whip up a Thai Red Curry Shrimp and Bok Choy Bowl.


10.23 Melissa Lanz

Cooking On The Couch: The Fresh Approach To Family Meals

Melissa Lanz gave up a career in marketing to follow her dream to make better family meals. It led to her book called ‘The Fresh 20,’ a step-by-step guide on how to turn 20 fresh ingredients into a week’s worth of fresh meals for the family.


10.16 Alex Guarnaschelli 2

Cooking On The Couch: Penne with Butternut Squash Sauce

Celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli from city hotspots Butter and The Darby visited The Couch to show us a seasonal pasta dish.


10.14 Chef Vic Rallo

Cooking On The Couch: A Columbus Day Feast

It’s Columbus Day, and here on The Couch we wanted to mark the holiday with a special meal that captures the spirit of 1492.



Cooking On The Couch: Mussels With Peppers, Chorizo And Fennel

Steamed mussels are a popular choice for many seafood lovers, but few are brave enough to try them at home. The new executive chef at Chelsea hot spot Pounds & Ounces shows us how to select and prepare fresh seafood.


Tiramisu With A Twist

Cooking On The Couch: Easy Tiramisu – With A Twist!

Tune in to The Couch on WLNY-TV Wednesday morning to learn how to make these delicious tiramisu recipes!


Cooking Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cooking On The Couch: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

John Elliott, along with guest hosts Jodi Applegate and Chrissy Teigen, were joined by a celebrity chef who showed us how to make Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps.


Dr. Drew Ramsey (credit: WLNY)

Simple And Fun Ways To Add Kale To Your Diet

Dr. Drew Ramsey, author of “50 Shades of Kale,” stopped by The Couch to talk about the benefits of the leafy green.


Kevin Reilly On The Couch

Cooking On The Couch: Goat Cheese French Toast

A new restaurant in Rockland County is already building up quite the fan base…including those of us here at The Couch. Roost is located in Sparkill, and is offering diners new American fare with a Mediterranean influence — as well as an impressive cocktail menu.


Oktoberfest Feast

Cooking On The Couch: Oktoberfest Beer Bratwurst, Apple & Sauerkraut Medley

The 16 day Oktoberfest celebration kicks off on Saturday. To give us a taste of the German tradition is Chad Tibbetts, executive chef at the Stone Street Tavern.


9.16 Colleen Grapes

Cooking On The Couch: Quince & Apple Strudel

Nothing says fall like crispy, juice apples — and what better way to eat them than in a classic strudel? Chef Colleen Grapes, a pastry chef at the Red Cat and The Harrison, stopped by to show us her version of the festive dish. Grapes is also participating in ‘A Second Helping Of Life,’ a tasting event that features top female chefs from the city who gather at Chelsea Piers.


9.13 Dean Sheremet

Cooking On The Couch: Gluten Free Lasagna & Autumn Mimosas

Chef Dean Sheremet has worked in the kitchens of hot spots like Nobu 57 and Jean-Georges. He joined us on The Couch to show us some healthy and delicious autumn recipes, such as oven-roasted pear with whipped vanilla ginger yogurt.


9.6 Chef Michael

Cooking On The Couch: Greek Paella

Check out this Greek paella cooking demonstration with Chef Michael Psilakis, owner of MP Taverna, which has locations in Astoria, Roslyn and Irvington.