Fearless in the Kitchen

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Upcoming episodes

Dec 2nd
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MICHELLE: BURNT & BLAND

Michelle loves to experiment with food, but she finds it daunting to cook new dishes for her overly critical family. Christine has been enlisted to fuel Michelle’s cooking passion and takes her to a spice shop where they mix and play with different spices. After finding her spicy rhythm, Michelle must cook desert for an exclusive dinner party. With cooking for the elite under her belt, cooking for her own family shouldn’t be a problem.
Dec 2nd
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PINA: QUEEN OF THE FROZEN FOODS

Pina is a fashionista with a hectic schedule and is the self-titled queen of frozen food. If it can’t be ready in 10 minutes, she doesn’t bother. It’s going to be a challenge turning Pina from useless in the kitchen to fearless in the kitchen, but Christine is up for it. She helps Pina get hands-on in the kitchen at a cheese factory and then puts her to work at a panini grilling station at a wedding. Finally, Pina must cook and serve a stylish meal for her picky parents.
Dec 3rd
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KATHRYN: WHERE IS THE LOVE?

Kathryn is an accomplished dancer who has trouble boiling water. Christine’s mission: to build Kathryn’s confidence so she can cook a phenomenal meal for her new fiancé and the rest of her family. Christine starts out slow, playing off Kathryn’s love of cheese, but eventually throws her into a huge challenge: cooking for the entire cast of The Sound of Music. Later, Kathryn must cook for her future in-laws and her Scottish father, who wants nothing more than for Kathryn to finally put some love in her cooking.
Dec 3rd
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DAVID: SIR KITCHEN FIRE

David’s a charming and witty Brit, but he’s a disastrous cook who’s burnt down two kitchens. Christine starts David at a healthy butcher, making sausages, and eventually challenges him to cook on the line for a gala dinner at Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Shaw Festival. In the end, can David finally make a safe, edilble meal for the love of his life, his wife, Bette?
Dec 4th
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SIMONE: STRUGGLE WITH THE STOVE

Simone has avoided cooking her entire life by relying on her family, roommates and her husband. But now that she has someone counting on her – her newborn son, Jesse. Christine wants Simone to start some family traditions and takes her on a baking adventure to make homemade cookies. Simone’s confidence builds and Christine challenges her to make funnel cakes at the grand opening of FunLFun, a dessert emporium dedicated to making the “World’s Best Funnel Cakes.” Can Simone learn how to make delicious food that her family and friends will actually enjoy?
Dec 4th
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Max: Max ‘n’ Cheese

The only thing Max can make is Mac’n’cheese. So Christine has her work cut out for her as she tries to teach this culinary novice the rules so he can create well-balanced meals for his fiancé and kids. Max goes from massacring mac’n’cheese, to learning how to make artisanal taco chips and salsa, a sizzling Mexicali stir-fry and a cheese soufflé for high-end restaurant patrons. But has he developed the skills that will allow him to create a dish that will give him the thumbs up from both his kids and his fiancé? One thing is for certain, this terrible cook will keep Christine jumping as she attempts to put the Max into Mexican.
Dec 4th
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Ann: Soy Sauce and Salt

When it comes to cooking Ann doesn’t have a clue about flavor. The only seasonings she ever uses are soy sauce and salt. It’s an uphill battle as Christine tries to take Ann’s palette from bland to grand. Ann goes from creating crappy Caribbean rice and peas, to a blind taste test to tantalize her taste buds. Ann also learns to make a scrumptious spiced lemon shrimp, and plunges down a culinary rabbit hole as she attempts to put the pizzazz into a pizza for a packed room of VIPs. The question is, can Ann take everything she’s learned to create a flavorful sensation that will cause her son, and the rest of her family to offer her a standing ovation. One thing is for sure, it’s a treacherous trek as Christine attempts to spices up Ann’s life.
Dec 4th
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Lisa: Any Given Sunday

Just the mere mention of the word ‘cooking’ is enough to send Lisa into a downward spiral of defeat. After all Lisa has more culinary mishaps under her belt then bottles of half eaten condiments in her fridge. From hockey puck hamburgers to scorched frozen food Lisa has never had a success in the kitchen. Lisa goes from screwing up scalloped potatoes to discovering how to bake fresh bread. She also gets cozy with cooking Cornish hens and attempts to put her ducks in a row when she makes duck canapés for patrons at a high-end restaurant. This time Christine will have to work 24/7 if she wants to help Lisa make Sunday dinner a new tradition that her family will always want to observe.
Dec 4th
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Zain: How to Look Good Cooking

32-year-old television host, Zain is so busy that he generally only eats twice a day and the food is either take-out, catered or quickly thrown together from the raw ingredients in his sparsely populated fridge. What Zain wants more than anything is to learn how to make healthy meals not only for him but also for when he entertains his many celebrity friends. So Zain moves from obliterating an omelette to learning the five steps to searing sashimi from a professional chef. He also stirs things up with a Vietnamese Soup and demonstrates his newfound skills when he blitzes an upscale restaurant with his own special Blinis and Borscht. Christine will be pushed to her culinary limits as she tries to get this television host with the gift of gab to take his cuisine from drab to fab.
Dec 4th
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Carlie: Where’s There Smoke There’s Carlie

Carlie is an executive assistant who is in dire need of assistance in the kitchen, that is, besides the 911 type she received when she burnt salmon so badly that fire trucks arrived at her door. More often than not Carlie attempts to mask her culinary failures under a layer of various condiments. From mustard to honey barbeque sauce there isn’t a half filled bottle of sauce in her fridge that Carlie has not employed at one time or another. Carlie really wants to learn how to properly prepare meat so she can host a dinner party that doesn’t end up with firemen as unexpected guests. Carlie grows from creating cookie chaos to finding out the process of smoking the ribs she has won contests eating. She also learns how to properly prepare pork chops and finds herself in a heated situation when she attempts to make ice cream for a huge culinary event. Christine will be up to her ribs in it as she attempts to bring Carlie from frightened to fearless in the kitchen.