My Grandmother's Ravioli

January 2017
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S3 Ep13 - Ice Ice Granny

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Ice Ice Granny - Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Hastings, Minnesota, to meet Aslaug Warmboe, 86, who originally came from Iceland. Aslaug prepares some traditional specialties for Mo, including a smoked lamb called Hangikjot, and some pickled shark with a chaser of the national liquor, Brennivin. Aslaug also teaches Mo how to make creamed potatoes, plus a brown bread that in Iceland...
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S3 Ep12 - Dane Cook

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Dane Cook - Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Bloomington, Minnesota, to meet Grethe Petersen, 73. Grandma Grethe, Mo and her family are hosting a delightful, multi-course luncheon at the Danish Centre - and yes, the food will be traditional. Chicken soup with dumplings, different varieties of herring with curry and cream sauces, and for dessert, Aebleskiver - delicious pancake balls c...
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S3 Ep11 - Tater Tot Hot Dish By The Lake

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Tater Tot Hot Dish by the Lake - Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to a log cabin on Milles Lacs Lake in Minnesota, where he meets energetic grandmother Joenie Haas. Joenie’s delicious and comforting dishes are quite different from some of the things her son-in-law, Andrew Zimmern, is used to eating on his hit series ‘Bizarre Foods’. When Andrew is home, there’s nothing he likes more than...
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S3 Ep10 - A Palazzo, A Parmigiana, And Forty Pups

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo meets Michele Riggi and her husband, Ron. Ron built a 2000 square metre castle made of stone on the main drag of Saratoga Springs, New York. Palazzo Riggi, as they call it, is complete with a giant pool, a Balinese Spa, eleven bathrooms, a movie theatre and bowling alley - and Michele’s forty beloved dogs. Michele is also a great cook and shows Mo how to make a d...
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S3 Ep9 - Corn Star

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Hopkins, Michigan, to meet Native American grandfather George Martin, 79, of the Ojibwe Nation. George teaches Mo how to make a big pot of corn soup. Sounds simple? Think again - the first step in the recipe is to light a fire without a match. George teaches Mo that handy skill, along with many of the beautiful traditions of his people. George also pla...
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S3 Ep8 - It's Gumbo Dammit!

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Detroit to meet Clida Ellison, 76. Clida may live in Detroit, but this southern transplant prefers to cook the dishes she grew up with in her native town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Mo learns how to make Clida's favourite Creole dishes: gumbo, pralines and stuffed crab.
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S3 Ep7 - Great Gams Almighty!

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Waterford, Connecticut, to meet Thelma Brelesky, 90. Since we're in New England, seafood is a must - and Mo and Thelma prepare jumbo shrimp stuffed with scallops and breadcrumbs. For dessert, Thelma shows Mo a bit of her Greek heritage by making traditional almond cookies called Kourabiedes. In addition to cooking, Thelma teaches Mo how to swing dance,...
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S3 Ep6 - Jersey Nurse Story

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to Montclair, New Jersey, to meet retired nurses, Sally Starin, 70, and June Ploch, 68. Sally is the head cook of the household, and she shows Mo how to make a delectable roast chicken with a three-nut stuffing and a colourful side dish of vegetable hash. Meanwhile, June supervises the frosting of a yummy marble cake.
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S3 Ep5 - A Home Run In The Kitchen

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo meets grandfather Dave Pearson, 75, who has been a chef with the Los Angeles Dodgers organisation for the past fifty years. Dave trains Mo to cook like a major leaguer without too many drops, errors or rookie mistakes. He then shows Mo how to make his buddy Tommy Lasorda's favourite dish, lasagna, at Dodger Stadium. Later, they prepare short ribs and green beans ...
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S3 Ep3 - Mo's Triple Quinceanero

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Join humourist Mo Rocca as he learns to cook from grandparents across America and discovers their treasured family recipes. Today, Mo travels to San Mateo, California, to meet Mexican grandmother Olga Gonzalez, 57, a live wire with an infectious laugh. Olga teaches Mo how to make delicious chicken enchiladas, while her husband, Carlos, shows Mo a few tips and tricks for making a great margarita. Mo’s visit culminates in a Mexican fiesta.
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