Cooking On The Couch

6.14 Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta

Cooking On The Couch: Penne With Zucchini, Carrots, And Basil

The Italian restaurant Il Bagatto is a fixture in the East Village, thanks to its great vibe and delicious food. The cook and creator of Il Bagatto, Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta, visited The Couch to share one of her great summer pasta recipes.


6.12.13 Bruce Bozzi Jr.

Cooking On The Couch: Nova Scotia Lobster BLT

Bruce Bozzi, Jr. of The Palm restaurant makes us a succulent lobster dish in celebration of National Lobster Day on Saturday, June 15th.


6.7.13 Regina Ragone

Cooking On The Couch: Healthy ‘No Heat’ Dinners For Summer

No one wants a hot, sticky kitchen in the summertime. We brought in chef Regina Ragone, M.S., R.D., Food Director of Family Circle magazine to show us how to make “no-heat” dinners that are healthy, quick and easy to make.


Chris Manzo Cooking

Cooking On The Couch With Chris Manzo

Season five of The Real Housewives Of New Jersey picks up where Hurricane Sandy left off. The storm also delayed the opening of the Manzo’s latest restaurant venture, Little Town N.J. in Hoboken.


5.24.13 Sasha Shor

Cooking On The Couch: Tex-Mex Goodness From Tres Carnes

Executive Chef Sasha Shor of Tres Carnes stopped by The Couch to show us how to make street cart-style corn (“Esquites”): Mexican Street style corn “off the cob” with spicy chili-lime mayo, topped with Mexican crema and grated Cotija cheese.


5.22.13 Michael Ferraro

Cooking On The Couch: Burgers And Wine

We continuing our celebration of National Burger Month, but we’re classing up the usual barbecue and summer cookout staple.


Tommy Bahama Restaurant - The Couch

Cooking On The Couch: Macadamia-Encrusted Goat Cheese

The Couch brought in Gretch Connelie from the Tommy Bahama Restaurant And Bar in Midtown to show us some no-fuss, no-cook appetizers.


5.10.13 Donatella Arpaia

Cooking On The Couch: ‘Mom-osa’ Cocktails & Lime Ricotta Pancakes

Still looking for an idea to celebrate Mom this weekend? You can’t go wrong with breakfast in bed. Famed chef and restauranteur Donatella Arpaia visited The Couch with a few delicious options.


Chilaquilas Guatemalan Flavor (credit: Alex Denis/CBS 2)

2 In The Kitchen: Cooking For Mom – Latin Style

Miriam Cifuentes hosts a cooking class called “Cooking With Miriam.” She stopped by to cook up Chilaquilas Guatemalan Flavor.


5.9.13 Brian Boitano

Cooking On The Couch With Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano is more than just a champion on the ice; he also gives a winning performance in the kitchen. He joined us to show us how to throw together a fabulous summer salad.


5.7.13 Art Smith

Cooking On The Couch: ‘Unfried Chicken’ With Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Art Smith was once Oprah Winfrey’s personal chef, coordinating her high-profile functions around the world. He recently lost 120 pounds by changing his eating habits. He joined The Couch with his new cookbook “Healthy Comfort” (released May 7th) and to demo one of his favorite dishes.


5.3.13 Chef Alex Garcia

Cooking On The Couch: Pomegranate & Pineapple Guacamole

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this pomegranate and pineapple guacamole this weekend.


5.1.13 Chef Liran Mezan

Cooking On The Couch: Churros For Cinco De Mayo

Churros are known as the Spanish doughnut, but those sticks of fried, doughy goodness may have actually originated with the Portugese. Either way, they make for a great addition to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta.


4.26.13 Mike Rodriguez

Cooking On The Couch: Dry Rubbed Chicken Wings

The dry-rub wings created by barbecue pit master Mike Rodriguez are so good, they won him the coveted title of King of the Wing.


4.24.13 Philippe Bertineau

Cooking On The Couch: Lobster Salad

Chef Philippe Bertineau of the French restaurant ‘Benoit’ in Midtown visited The Couch to show us how to serve up a great summer treat.