Cooking On The Couch
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.
Bruce Bozzi, Jr. of The Palm restaurant makes us a succulent lobster dish in celebration of National Lobster Day on Saturday, June 15th.
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.
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.
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.
We continuing our celebration of National Burger Month, but we’re classing up the usual barbecue and summer cookout staple.
The Couch brought in Gretch Connelie from the Tommy Bahama Restaurant And Bar in Midtown to show us some no-fuss, no-cook appetizers.
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.
Miriam Cifuentes hosts a cooking class called “Cooking With Miriam.” She stopped by to cook up Chilaquilas Guatemalan Flavor.
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.
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.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this pomegranate and pineapple guacamole this weekend.
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.
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.
Chef Philippe Bertineau of the French restaurant ‘Benoit’ in Midtown visited The Couch to show us how to serve up a great summer treat.