We've teamed up with the hit FOX TV series "MasterChef Junior" to bring you this kids cooking class featuring Season 6 winner Beni C. Learn how to make some of Beni's favorite appetizers, including her title-winning recipe for salmon and corn blinis.View All Resources
Get to know your instructor and culinary wizkid Beni C., the youngest winner in MasterChef Junior history, as she kicks things off with her Season 6 finale-winning appetizer, salmon and corn blinis with herb cream. This one-of-a-kind dish is a sure-fire way to start any three-course meal off with a bang! Learn how to cure, smoke and cut the salmon, pickle radishes and, last but not least, make corn blinis from scratch. Then, in a MasterChef Junior Twist, Beni shows you how to smoke your cured salmon at home.
Believe it or not, Beni had to audition for MasterChef Jr. by videotaping herself cooking at home. Find out how to make the same appetizer that started her MasterChef adventure: garlic shrimp with asparagus and homemade chickpea hummus. You'll learn how to blanch vegetables, properly sauté shrimp, and even make crispy chickpeas that are perfect for healthy snacking!
Beni loves using guacamole to create new and interesting dishes. In this lesson, she shows you how to make grilled guacamole with toasted pepitas. You'll see how to safely pit, prep and grill avocados like a pro.
Want to make a crowd-pleasing appetizer for your next big party? Follow along as Beni shows you how to make spiced sweet potato skewers with tangy tahini dip. It's quick, easy and fun to eat and tastes amazing. You'll learn how to blanch and prepare pearl onions, properly cut sweet potatoes, and use them to build skewers for grilling.
According to Beni, tacos are one of the best appetizers ever invented (and we agree!). In this lesson, Beni teaches you how to make tacos like you've never tasted before: cilantro-pesto chicken and mushroom tacos! In a MasterChef twist, you'll learn how to make homemade pesto sauce, properly handle and grill chicken, prep mushrooms for grilling, and safely charr tortillas for extra flavor.
In this last lesson, Beni introduces you to the world of cabbage wraps with Korean-style tofu and cabbage. See how to prepare and cook tofu, remove cabbage leaves and prepare them for wrapping. And if cabbage isn’t your favorite, Beni's got you covered ... with rice paper!