Secrets in Studio A...

By: Operation Foodie
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Greetings, Food Lovers!

This week we have Chef Anne Burrell in Studio A whipping up some of the most delectable dishes.  I have to mention that last night after shooting the commercial/restaurant kitchen scene (you'll recognize this from the opening of the show) we were presented with some of her chocolate mousse!  It was out of this world - so rich, not too fluffy, and topped with perfect choco-covered espresso beans.  The perfect treat to the end of a long (but very successful) day.

I followed this up with a cup of tea and conversation, courtesy Ms Wendy Waxman - a delicious orange & apricot herbal tea.  Very relaxing.

And to think that was the end, ha!  I went into our FN kitchen to chat with my friend Ricky (by the way, he makes an incredible Jamaican jerk sauce) and noticed a huge pot of chicken cacciatorre (my fathers favorite Italian meal). I inquired what we were going to do with all of these leftovers - Ricky handed me a plastic container and said "go for it"!!  Needless to say, I called my father bragging - he has the recipe now and is very excited to try it out this weekend.

Today, Chef Anne is putting together some sandwiches and soups.  In my opinion, the most comforting food on a chilly, rainy, New York day. I simply can't wait to taste!

Cheers,

Kendra, Operation Foodie
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