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

Find out more about the food, family and fun behind the grandparents.
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Lita Oliver's Yucca with Chicharonnes

Miyoko McPherson's Salt-Grilled Mackerel (Shioyaki)

Miyoko McPherson's Japanese Pickled Cucumbers

Clida Ellison's Natchitoches Meat Pies

Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs

Rouladen (Stuffed Beef Rolls)

Chicken Paprikas with Nokedli (Flat Noodles)

Momo (Nepalese Dumplings) with Coriander Chutney

Carlos Gonzalez's Margarita

George and Kathy's Baklava Rolls

Thin Poha (Flat Rice) Chivda

Bananas Foster with Spiced Rum

Chicken Pad See Ew

Sally Starin's Marble Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Sonny Young's Pecan Veggie Balls

Riaz Gilani's Spiced Beef and Rice

Jeera (Cumin) Rice

Ilene and Freddie's Harvey Wallbanger

Sonny Young's Country Bread

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

Meatballs with Raisins

Hawaiian Grilled Chicken and Pineapple

George Martin's Maple-Roasted Butternut Squash

Cornbread Salad with Sour Cream Dressing

Aslaug Warmboe's Icelandic Brown Bread

George Martin's Sassafras Iced Tea

Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

About the Host

Mo Rocca

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