Join the very funny Mo Rocca as he learns to cook and discover treasured family recipes and stories from grandparents in their kitchens across the country.


Meet the Grandparents 13 Videos

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Fried Rice

Danish Pancake Balls

Apple Pie

Chicken, Broccoli and Cheese Garbage Bread

Grethe Petersen's Mustard Pickled Herring

Grandpa Waite's Fresh Peach Ice Cream

George and Kathy's Orzo with Marinated Artichokes and Capers

Thelma Brelesky's Scallop-Stuffed Shrimp

Hot Cinnamon Apple Jelly

Spit-Roasted Pig with Nona's Rub and Basting Sauce

George Martin's Chaga Tea

Ki-Sook Yoo's Dumplings with Sesame Dipping Sauce (Mandu)

Bacon and Water Chestnut Stuffed Fish with Ginger Sauce

Bonnie Boyer's Potato Filling

Joenie Haas' Mom's Raspberry and Applesauce Gelatin Mold

Seco de Cabrito

Braised Oxtail Stew

Grethe Petersen's Curried Pickled Herring

Sherryl Betesh's Kibbe Nabelsieh (Meat Filled Bulgur Shells)

Fried Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and White Gravy

Sherryl Betesh's Meat Sambousak (Meat-Filled Sesame Pastries)

Carlos Gonzalez's Margarita

Ilene and Freddie's Harvey Wallbanger

Sally Starin's Marble Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Sonny Young's Country Bread

Thin Poha (Flat Rice) Chivda

Clida Ellison's Louisiana Gumbo with Andouille, Chicken, Crab and Oysters

About the Host

Mo Rocca

Meet writer, actor, satirist and food person Mo Rocca, host of Food(ography) and My Grandmother's Ravioli.