(PG-13: Language) “People live their life like an open wound to be famous. Now, they do anything (looks at camera) to be famous.” Ricky Gervais can barely tolerate Tabasco, but he still went on Hot Ones to talk about his distended sack, political correctness, and more.
Saffron is a truly tasty flavoring, that’s also ridiculously expensive. Discovery UK shows us how much effort goes into harvesting this exotic spice. Next time you go to a Spanish restaurant, take a moment to think about these folks who worked so hard so you can enjoy your paella.
“Peanut butter jelly, or portobello. Open up your mouth… and say hello!” A silly song about one of our favorite kinds of food. Parry Gripp extolls the many wonders of fresh ingredients placed between layers of bread with this catchy little tune. It’s definitely not gluten-free.
We’re not sure why freakin’ Whirlpool is allowed to use crowdfunding, but their product is intriguing. Zera takes up to a week’s worth of leftover food and turns it into fertilizer in 24 hours with the help of an additive that consists mostly of coconut fiber and baking soda.
It’s an unexpected use for a slow-cooker, but you can make a crispy and gooey macaroni and cheese by loading up your ingredients and letting them magically meld while you’re out for a few hours. Epicurious shows us how ridiculously simple it is to make this tasty dish.
Always gleeful pastry chef Rosanna Pansino shows us how to create a cake that looks like a computer motherboard from the Nerdy Nummies Cookbook. It’s populated with candy components and circuit traces made from icing. Kit Kats really do look like electronic parts.
Tallahassee, Florida confectioner Lofty Pursuits shows off some of their old-school methods for making candies, as they pull melted sugar, crank it through vintage equipment, then crack it apart to create the final forms for their sweet treats. You can buy their candies here.
Digiatalsoju TV provides a unique perspective on the isolation and anti-American propaganda served up to residents of North Korea as we meet four refugees as they try out some tasty barbeque dishes at a westernized restaurant in South Korea. Seriously, even our forks are evil.
Binging with Babish attempts to replicate the insanely sweet breakfast meal that Buddy the Elf made in the Christmas classic. The spaghetti starts out looking tasty, then it goes far off the rails. We can’t believe Will Ferrell managed to gulp this stuff down without gagging.
Snack cakes in ice cream form with the help of Nestle. There’s CupCakes: chocolate ice cream, chocolate cake, cream frosting; Twinkies: buttercream ice cream, sponge cake, vanilla frosting; and Sno Balls: marshmallow ice cream, chocolate cake, coconut swirl. Coming soon.
Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio takes on Hot Ones‘ arsenal of sauces in an episode that’s more serious than usual, but no less worth watching, as he turns his critical eye to the flavors, discusses what motivates him, and his dedication to ending hunger in our nation.
(PG-13: Language) “My mouth is seizing up. I’m having a tongue seizure.” Teddy Penderass talks about the ghosts in his house, using his fame when playing video games and more in one of the funniest episodes of Hot Ones yet. That ending showed Sean Evans’ crazy side.