Chefs, celebrities challenge you to use these ingredients at home | Texas Eats

Some of these ingredients you might already have


SAN ANTONIO – Quarantine has forced some people to cook more at home and has inspired even more to think of different ways to spice up their favorite recipes.

David Elder Zoomed in with chefs and celebrities to see what ingredients they think you should try and incorporate into your next dish:

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Find an old jar in your refrigerator, that is still good, and add it to your next dish.

3) Eggplant - Challenged by Ursula Pari, KSAT 12 News Anchor

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4) Fennel - Challenged by Chef Jason Dady, Owner Two Bros BBQ & Tre Trattoria

Chop it up and see what you can make.

5) Beets - Challenged by Derrick Shore & Courtney Zavala, Hosts of Houston Life

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6) Lamb - Challenged by actor Nicholas Gonzalez

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David Elder is the host and executive producer of the food and travel show Texas Eats on ABC KSAT 12

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