Season 1 – Episode 1: Butternut Squash Soup

This was my first attempt at doing a cooking demonstration. I could tell you who is not “The Next Food Network Star”, or the next “Top Chef”.

I learned a lot from making this, “don’t touch your nose when cooking”, “look into the camera”, “know how much fits on a memory card“, “prep everything first instead of editing it all out“, “tv chefs don’t wear sweats” and a little something about the actual cooking around 7 or so minutes in — make sure you get that far.

Note: On 2/28/2010 I cut a few inconsequential bits from the video to fit to YouTube’s 10 minute limit, which as a side benedit allows it to be hosted in HD. I also added a more appropriate ending credits tune…