#FoodTVChat Recap: Chef Alexis Hernandez

chef alexis hernandezA HUGE thank you to #FoodTVChat Guest Chef Alexis Hernandez, owner of Union Hill Kitchens and Cutthroat Kitchen champ  for being such a wonderful, forthcoming, entertaining and hardworking guest!  If you missed last night’s #FoodTVChat, you can catch the full stream here. Meanwhile, here are some of the highlights–

Recap #FoodTVChat with Chef Alexis Hernandez


We learned a little bit about @AltonBrown

























Chef Alexis’s Strategy to Win Cutthroat Kitchens?


















And yes, it IS  truly heartbreaking to be eliminated on a FoodTV competition

But FoodTV can  a real learning experience for a Chef/Contestant


















And what’s next for Chef Alexis Hernandez? (@campcreekfarm)








We would like to mention that next week’s (May 21) #FoodTVChat Guest Chef, All Star Academy Alum Sharon Damante joined this week’s #FoodTVChat from her airplane seat, #Sharon’sTraveledTable! Thanks Sharon…and we agree, #FoodChatTV on May 21 will be a blast of a chat!

We are looking forward to it! And Sherri Williams, the #FoodTVChat photo of your Baked Mussels was to die for.

Thank you for sharing the photo and the recipe! Hope you don’t mind if we re-share it right here.

 Bombdiggidy Baked Mussels

By Sherri Williams logansw

12  new zealand mussels, thawed & cleaned
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 Tbsp butter, unsalted
1/4 c mayonnaise
1/4 c sriracha
2 tsp miso
1 small lemon zest, grated
2 oz cotija cheese
2 stalk(s) chive blossoms, chopped
Directions Step-By-Step
  1. Preheat oven to 420 degrees F
  2. Add garlic and butter to microwaveable dish, melt butter
  3. Combine mayo, sriracha, miso and lemon zest in a small mixing bowl
  4. Place mussels on foiled-lined cooking sheet; spoon butter/garlic mixture over mussels followed by mayo/sriracha mixture. Top with cotija and chives.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove shells carefully, they are hot. Enjoy!

So, join us next week for #FoodTVChat, 7PM Eastern. The first and only Twitter chat about FoodTV with chefs, home cooks, their audiences..and recipes!!

Author: Marianne Richmond

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