Amy Schumer and Her Chef Husband Are Making a Quarantine Cooking Show for the Food Network

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer

Millions of Americans are caught at dwelling due to the coronavirus. And with many individuals seeking to restrict journeys exterior the house and spending on takeout, they’re reacquainting themselves with their kitchens. But there’s an issue. Many of us can’t cook dinner. More than 1 / 4 of Americans surveyed in 2011 confessed to not figuring out easy methods to put together a good meal. Fortunately, comic Amy Schumer and her chef husband Chris Fischer are coming to the rescue. 

‘Amy Schumer Learns to Cook’ is coming to the Food Network

Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer
Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer | Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Television manufacturing has floor to a halt as a result of pandemic, however the Food Network has provide you with a approach to ship new content material to hungry audiences. Schumer and her husband have signed on for a brand new self-shot cooking present that can premiere someday later this spring. 

In Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, the I Feel Pretty star and the writer of The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook will cook dinner scrumptious meals whereas quarantined at dwelling. The farm-to-table chef will put together “delectable and comforting dishes” constructed round themes comparable to brunch, tacos, pasta evening, and fridge cleanup. Schumer will combine cocktails. The present may even provide a behind-the-scenes take a look at Schumer and Fischer’s life in the course of the coronavirus lockdown. Eight, 30-minute episode are deliberate. 

Schumer says the venture combines their two passions: cooking and consuming

“Chris and I are excited to make this project with Food Network combining our two passions — for Chris it’s cooking and for me, eating,” Schumer mentioned in an announcement. “With everything going on in the world right now, we are so grateful to be able to share an entertaining and informative experience with viewers. And it is more important than ever to look out for one another, so Chris and I will be making donations to causes dear to us — The Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program and select domestic violence organizations.”

“Amy and Chris will give an unprecedented look at their lives as they are quarantined in their house,” mentioned Food Network president Courtney White. “Shot entirely themselves, Amy’s boundless humor and Chris’ culinary skills show viewers how they navigate life while at home making the best of these turbulent times with some good laughs and good food.”

New ‘Pioneer Woman’ episodes may even air on Food Network

In addition to the upcoming Amy Schumer present, the Food Network may even air 5 particular episodes of The Pioneer Woman shot by her daughters Paige and Alex and nephew Stuart on their iPhones. In the episodes, Ree Drummond will whip up comforting dishes utilizing pantry staples and customary elements, comparable to taco shells and cheese and an 11-can soup make with beans, corn, and tomato sauce. It premieres Saturday, April 11 at 10/9c. 

In addition to consolation meals recipes, Drummond guarantees dancing, microwave snafus, and “Pat Benatar-inspired eyeliner. “My children were my camera crew, and I think you’ll find it pretty…different? from my regular episodes,” she shared on Instagram. 

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