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Season 3

27 :03x01 - Please Pass the Pig Stomach

Aug/06/2014
Bonnie and Barry Boyer - 72 and 75 - of Nazareth, Pennsylvania teach Mo about their unique Pennsylvania Dutch traditions, language and cuisine. The dishes Mo and the Boyers prepare are delicious but not exactly light, low calorie fare - buttery potato filling, shoofly pie and stuffed pig stomach. Luckily Barry - a legendary local High School basketball coach - helps Mo burn some calories on the court by putting him through his paces.

Source: The Cooking Channel

28 :03x02 - Mung-ry for Korean Food

Aug/13/2014
If you have trouble remembering Ki Sook Yoo's name, this 72-year-old grandmother from Laguna Woods, California, suggests you think of the words "Kiss You!" Ki Sook's life story of survival is beyond inspiring, but also is her ability to prepare delicious Korean specialties. Ki Sook shows Mo how to make kimchi, a staple in Korean cuisine and one of the ingredients in Ki Sook's mung bean pancakes. The main course is classic Seoul food - galbi - traditional marinated grilled beef.

Source: The Cooking Channel

29 :03x03 - A Home Run in the Kitchen

Aug/20/2014
Mo meets the charming grandfather Dave Pearson, 75, who has been a chef with the Los Angeles Dodger organization for the past fifty years. Dave trains Mo to cook like a major leaguer without too many drops, errors or rookie mistakes. Dave shows Mo how to make his buddy Tommy Lasorda's favorite dish - lasagna - at Dodger Stadium, and later they prepare short ribs and green beans for a family dinner at his home. Mo also learns once and for all what getting to third base means.

Source: The Cooking Channel

30 :03x04 - A 'Shroom with a View

Aug/27/2014
Grandma Suzanne Taylor, 61, of Marin County, California came of age in the tumultuous 1960s - as a teenager she left home to join a bus full of activists traveling around the country. On this episode, Suzanne shows Mo how to forage for natural ingredients in the woods of Northern California. Suzanne and Mo find some stinging nettles for a nettle frittata with a potato crust, and later they search for trumpet mushrooms to make a hearty mushroom galette. Suzanne's a trip!

Source: The Cooking Channel

31 :03x05 - Mo's Triple QuinceaƱero

Sep/03/2014
MGR's first Mexican Grandmother is Olga Gonzalez, 57, of San Mateo, California, and she's quite 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. This episode also features a preview from an MGR inspired "telenovela," and culminates in a Mexican fiesta.

Source: The Cooking Channel

32 :03x06 - Jersey Nurse Story

Sep/10/2014
In this episode, Mo is safe in the kitchen because both Sally Starin, 70, and June Ploch, 68, are nurses, living in Montclair, New Jersey. Sally is the head cook of the household - she shows Mo how to make a delectable roast chicken with a three-nut stuffing and a colorful side dish of vegetable hash. June supervises the frosting of a yummy marble cake.

Source: The Cooking Channel

33 :03x07 - It's Gumbo Dammit!

Sep/17/2014
Clida Ellison, 76, may live in Detroit, Michigan, 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 favorite Creole dishes - gumbo, pralines and stuffed crab.

Source: The Cooking Channel

34 :03x08 - A Palazzo, A Parmigiana, and Forty Pups

Sep/24/2014
You haven't met anyone quite like Michele Riggi! Michele and her husband Ron built a 20,000 square foot 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 theater and bowling alley. Oh yeah, and her forty beloved dogs with names like Andy Panda, Coco Chanel, and Vicente Fox. Michele is also a great cook - she'll show Mo how to make a delectable eggplant parmigiana and something special for the dogs too.

Source: The Cooking Channel

35 :03x09 - Corn Star

Oct/01/2014
George Martin, 79, is a Native American grandfather - he is of the Ojibwe Nation and lives in Hopkins, Michigan. In this episode George teaches Mo how to make a big pot of corn soup. Sound 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 beautiful traditions of his people. George also plays a mean game of mini golf.

Source: The Cooking Channel

36 :03x10 - Great Gams Almighty!

Oct/08/2014
In the tradition of Hollywood's glitziest leading ladies, Thelma Brelesky, 90, of Waterford, Connecticut is ready for her close up. Since we're in New England, seafood is a must - 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, also Thelma teaches Mo how to swing dance, and stars in her very own pantyhose commercial!

Source: The Cooking Channel

37 :03x11 - Dane Cook

Oct/15/2014
Grethe Petersen, 67, of Bloomington, Minnesota has been called the Julia Child of Danish cooking. Grandma Grethe, Mo and her family are hosting a delightful, multi-course luncheon at the Danish Center - 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 covered with sugar and dipped in strawberry sauce. Mo's newly learned Aebleskiver skills will be pitted against Grethe's grandkids in a scene we can only call "Pancake Balls of Fury."

Source: The Cooking Channel

38 :03x12 - Tater Tot Hot Dish by the Lake

Oct/22/2014
Joenie Haas is an energetic, amiable grandmother who cooks delicious and comforting dishes, straight from her log cabin on Milles Lacs Lake in Minnesota. The food she'll make is quite different from some of the things her son-in-law, Andrew Zimmern, is used to eating on his hit Travel Channel series "Bizarre Foods." When coming home after one of his crazy culinary adventures, there's nothing Andrew likes more than to sit down with a plate of Joenie's tater tot hot dish. On this episode, Joenie will introduce Mo the art of the "hot dish," as well as a delicious Jello salad and her traditional Christmas Jesus cake.

Source: The Cooking Channel

39 :03x13 - Ice Ice Granny

Oct/29/2014
Aslaug Warmboe, 86, of Hastings, Minnesota is originally from Iceland - in fact, on a recent trip to her homeland, she brought back some culinary specialties for Mo to taste. Traditional smoked lamb called Hangikjot, and some pickled shark with a chaser of the national liquor, Brennivin, are some of the delicacies Mo will try. Aslaug also teaches Mo how to make creamed potatoes, and a brown bread that in Iceland is traditionally baked for over two days with the heat of a natural spring. The episode culminates with a lovely family dinner complete with some traditional Icelandic outfits (but no Bjork swan dresses).

Source: The Cooking Channel
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Cooking/Food | Educational | Family | How To/Do It Yourself
Status: Returning Series
Network: Cooking Channel ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: February 19, 2012
Episode Order: 13
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