Zestuous is participating in MasterChef Cookalong June 18

The producers of MasterChef
are coming inside
the Zestuous kitchen
June 18 at 9pm ET/6pm PT,
and you can join them.

 

The popular cooking show, MasterChef, is hosting a first-of-its-kind live cookalong on Google+ Hangouts. MasterChef contestant Krissi Biasiello will prepare her fried chicken recipe while up to four at-home cooks, including Zestuous, will cook alongside her from their own kitchens.

All you need to join us is a computer, smartphone or tablet with Internet and a comfy seat. Sit back, relax and watch the cookalong live online.

 


Watch on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+masterchef/posts

Watch live on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/FOX

I’ll also post the video at www.zestuous.com after the show

 


Watch this promo to learn more.


My fear of fried chicken

Growing up in Kentucky, you’d think I’d be pretty good at fryin’ up some chicken. Heck, I’ve even been to the birthplace of Colonel Sanders’ famous recipe. For some reason, fried chicken and I have issues. I have problems with the oil temperature. I find a way to splatter oil on every wall in the kitchen.

Fried Chicken from ZestuousAlong with my fried chicken disasters (do you see the oil on my backsplash?), now I’ll have the pressure of the cameras and live broadcast. I hope I’m not that chef who ends up with raw chicken, a chopped finger or a grease fire. The producers already advised me to have a fire extinguisher and first-aid kit nearby. It’s like they already know me.

Fried Chicken from ZestuousI received a copy of Krissi’s recipe in advance, and let me just say it is absolutely going to be Zestuous. She’s not afraid of flavor. I’m looking forward to cooking alongside her to learn some helpful tips on how to do chicken right.


About Zestuous

If you’re new to Zestuous, welcome. I’m Christie, coming to you from the wonderful culinary city of Las Vegas. You are now officially a Zestie. Through this blog, I share my experiences of eating around the world as an Army wife. I develop recipes based on my travels in Europe, Asia and the good ol’ USA. I invite you to pour yourself a glass of wine and browse around. You can also find me all over social media:

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Mystery Box Challenge

Tomato Bacon Chowder with Potato Oyster Crackers from ZestuousThroughout Season 4 of MasterChef, Graham Elliot, Gordon Ramsay and Joe Bastianich unveil a box of mystery ingredients and ask the contestants to create a delicious dish in 60 minutes.

I’ve been playing along with the challenge at home. You can see the recipes I’ve created at http://www.zestuous.com/category/mbc/.

The chefs are planning to reveal a very intriguing mystery box June 19. The promos for the show, which airs at 8 pm on FOX, have me nervous for the next challenge. I can’t wait to tune in to see what’s inside.


See you Tuesday at 9pm ET/6pm PT

Watch on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+masterchef/posts

Watch live on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/FOX

I’ll also post the video at www.zestuous.com after the show

Tweet me during the show @Zestuous using #MCcookalongs


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