In this lesson, Amanda breaks down the most helpful information to know when it comes to choosing your seafood, such as the difference between farm-raised and wild-caught, and how to determine what's sustainably sourced. She shares tips on how to determine freshness, and demystifies all those different sizes of shrimp. Finally, you'll learn a ridiculously clever way to prep ahead your favorite fish and veggies.
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!
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.
Join TODAY’s Al Roker and award-winning chef Matt Abdoo for a one-of-a-kind cooking experience made in partnership with TODAY. In this class, Al and Matt bring you 10 of their favorite grilling and BBQ recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights or backyard entertaining. Along the way, get pro tips and tricks for standout steaks, seafood and more.