PBS joins food TV contests with ‘The Great American Recipe’ | Lifestyles

Jaime E. Love

NEW YORK — The united states has perfected the stress filled Tv cooking competition, pitting amateur or qualified chefs against each and every other in this sort of substantial-stress, scream-crammed displays as “Chopped,” “Cutthroat Kitchen” or “Top Chef.”

PBS hopes to transform that with an first food competitors display, “The Great American Recipe,” which dispenses with the angst and scary knife graphics. It can be extra “The Terrific British Baking Show” than “Hell’s Kitchen.”

Mild and supportive, the display gathers 10 house cooks from close to the state and presents them the opportunity to showcase their signature dishes. The 8-episode sequence premieres Friday on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video application.

“Yes, they have been competing, but they really ended up just there to be their best selves and convey to every single other stories as a result of their food,” states the show’s host, Alejandra Ramos, a chef and

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