My Family Recipe Rocks!

My Family Recipe Rocks!

2012 - 2014, Cookery
Cooks and homemade specialties from around the country; host Joey Fatone.

Episode Guide

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Cooking From Scratch (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Cooking From Scratch

    Fresh mozzarella and curing bacon; pasta dough; caprese salad; fettuccini carbonara; fuzzy morning cocktail.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - The Pallotta Sisters (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Pallotta Sisters

    Sisters serve up classic Italian dishes; stuffed artichokes; stuffed ditielli peppers; minestra and beans over fired polenta.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Food Dude (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Food Dude

    Simple recipes combined with creativity.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Pro Wrestler (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Pro Wrestler

    Joey cooks with a pro female wrestler; Jessie Kresa's bloody Mary; one dirty bean dip; walking tacos; campfire cones.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Soul Food (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Soul Food

    Classic southern dishes; sugar hill mac n' cheese; Aunt Dot's collard greens; drunken BBQ ribs; Carolina warm bread pudding.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Breakfast Bash (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Breakfast Bash

    Breakfast dishes in D.C.; cupcakes; Grandma Rita's Jewish coffee cake; summer corn and blueberry waffles.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Home Front (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Home Front

    A family's shared love for cooking brings them together in the kitchen during tough times to spend time with each other.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Tex Mex (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Tex Mex

    Signature Tex-Mex dishes with a twist.; Sangria Margaritas; Pico de Gallo; guacamole; creamy chicken enchiladas.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Food Code-Cracker (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Food Code-Cracker

    America's favorite restaurant recipes; popular pizzas and burgers; Wiener schnitzel chili sauce; California Pizza Kitchen's Jamaican Jerk chicken pizza.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Italian Cousins (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Italian Cousins

    Homemade pizza; bacon-wrapped scallops with maple syrup; shrimp oreganata over roasted garlic; panna cotta with fresh berries.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Hawaiian Twist (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Hawaiian Twist

    The unique flavors of the islands.; Kauai pineapple caprese salad skewers; spicy cioppino; Mai Tai; pineapple coconut cupcakes.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Ace of Thai (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Ace of Thai

    A lesson in Thai food with Duff Goldman; white rice, spicy Thai soup, skirt steak with a Thai curry sauce.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Greek Family (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Greek Family

    A Greek family from New Jersey cooks good food; Greek meatballs; Greek pastitsio casserole; Greek leg of lamb.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Queenie (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Wainwright Family's lasagna party and wine; Papa's pasta sauce; Grandma Strunk's molasses cut out cookies.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Wueenie (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:


    Wainwright Family's lasagna party and wine; Papa's pasta sauce; Grandma Strunk's molasses cut out cookies.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Korean Mom and Daughter (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Korean Mom and Daughter

    A mother-daughter team with Korean traditions in the kitchen; Korean dumplings, Korean barbequed beef and Korean cucumber salad.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Philly Fire House Cook (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Philly Fire House Cook

    The Philadelphia Fire Academy; smokin' firehouse recipes; cheese steak empanadas; smokey Firehouse chili; cornbread waffles.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Young Chef (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Young Chef

    Filet Mignon Chimichurri; charred 3-onion dipping sauce; Melonhead cocktail; cheddar garlic mashes potatoes.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Atlantic City (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Atlantic City

    The annual A-C Seafood festival at Atlantic City's exciting boardwalk; famous crab fries; salt water taffy.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - NY Spring Rolls (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    NY Spring Rolls

    Ayala Avenue cocktail; chicken adobo with rice; Filipino egg roll; cherry tomatoes with green onion salad.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - San Diego Anchorwoman (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    San Diego Anchorwoman

    Ethnic dishes mixed with a few family recipes; watermelon balsamic bites; country fried steak with white gravy.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Cost Plus Cook (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Cost Plus Cook

    A gourmet Italian dinner; meat and cheese tray; prosciutto wrapped breadsticks; fresh cocktails; tiramisu parfaits.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - St. Louis BBQ Battle (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    St. Louis BBQ Battle

    A big-time BBQ battle with pineapple bread pudding with vanilla sauce, caprese salad with avocado dressing and ribs.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Star Wars (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Star Wars

    The largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia on the 'Ranch Obi Wan' near Skywalker Ranch; a Star Wars themed breakfast from the Star Wars Cookbook.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Bud Bud (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Bud Bud

    Joey Fatone travels to the heartland of America to meet up with a long-time bud that works for Anheiser-Busch.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Phoenix Crossfit (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Phoenix Crossfit

    Eating Paleo style with a focus on protein and veggies; pumpkin squash soup, cilantro lime chicken and coconut macaroons.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - NYC MIddle Eastern (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    NYC MIddle Eastern

    Middle-Eastern food; opening a restaurant; Tamarita cocktail; tabouli; baba ghanoush; baked pita chips.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Phoenix Runners (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Phoenix Runners

    Vegan chili; guilt-free dessert brownie and pudding trifle with peanut butter coconut whipped cream; black bean and corn salad.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Irish Mom (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Irish Mom

    Traditional Irish food and a heart-warming story; Irish soda bread, blackberry and apple crumble, colcannon and baked herbed salmon.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Crawfish (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    Shrimp and grits with jalapeno cheddar cheese; bread pudding with rum sauce; Louisiana crawfish boil.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Nola Swamp Man (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Nola Swamp Man

    St. Bernard Parish; Kimmie takes Joey crabbing; unusual pets; a Cajun meal with slow roasted duck and a crab boil.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Trophy Club (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Trophy Club

    Cooking it up "Texas style"; a throw-down for the best BBQ; deviled eggs, garlic cheese grits souffle and marinated brisket.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Irish Mom (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Irish Mom

    Traditional Irish food and a heart-warming story; Irish soda bread, blackberry and apple crumble, colcannon and baked herbed salmon.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Real Men Cook (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Real Men Cook

    A non-profit group encouraging troubled teens and young men to cook; Texas grub; backyard `tato salad; sweet and heat wings.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Pesto Buddy (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Pesto Buddy

    Homemade gnocchi made with an old high school buddy; shrimp pesto crostini; amaretti panini cookies; limoncello.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Women Who Wine (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Women Who Wine

    Women that gather every week for good food, laughter, dancing and wine; manicotti, drunken salmon, hot and spicy nuts and lemon sparkler.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Rooftop Bachelor Pad (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Rooftop Bachelor Pad

    Seafood paella on a rooftop party deck made with chicken thighs, pork chorizo, squid, clams, mussels, shrimp, short grain rice and saffron.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Circus Act (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Circus Act

    The Ringling Brothers; Barum & Baily Circus; food service at the circus feeds over 300 cast and crew members on a daily basis.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Joey Fatone Meets Janie's Kitchen (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Joey Fatone Meets Janie's Kitchen

    Recipes with a healthy and delicious twist like gazpacho, gin fizz, double chocolate chip cookies and vanilla ice cream with Grand Marnier.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Carnie Wilson in the Kitchen (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Carnie Wilson in the Kitchen

    Carnie Wilson cooks up some Hungarian pork chops and ooey gooey pumpkin caramel praline bread pudding.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Casa Vega (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Casa Vega

    A landmark restaurant is a hotspot for Hollywood A-listers bringing authentic Mexican food to the community.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - The Old Hen (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Old Hen

    Joey travels to North Bend of Washington State to make saucy balsamic burgers, Deanna's mud pie, Northwest salad and scalloped potatoes.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Rachel and Kym (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Rachel and Kym

    Joey and Kym visit Rachel Smith at her home make southern dishes like a sweet Monkey bread and spinach quiche.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - In the Kitchen With Frankie Moreno (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    In the Kitchen With Frankie Moreno

    Frankie Moreno and his brothers cook up some family recipes; zucchini marinara pasta; Brussels sprouts.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Carrot Top in the Kitchen (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Carrot Top in the Kitchen

    Joey hangs out with legendary comedian Carrot Top at his home in Las Vegas; bruschettas, grilled Tuscan chicken.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Atwal Family Prepares Indian Delights (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Atwal Family Prepares Indian Delights

    An Indian family with strong traditions; fried vegetable fritters called pakoras with homemade mint chutney.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - At Home With the Atwal Family (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    At Home With the Atwal Family

    The art of traditional Indian cooking; pakora veggie dish with eggplant and tofu; homemade mint chutney.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Wine Women (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Wine Women

    Homegrown cooks and their specialties; "Women Who Wine" group meets every week for good food and laughter.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Cortez Family (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Cortez Family

    Rapper and celebrity chef Coolio; chicken dish and amazing salad; a "secret recipe"; making dishes with SPAM.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Med- Chicken Cheerleader (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Med- Chicken Cheerleader

    A healthy and delicious family favorite recipe of Mediterranean chicken with quinoa made by Lorraine Brown.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Scintas' Sunday Dinner (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Scintas' Sunday Dinner

    One of the most successful acts on the Las Vegas strip; brothers Frankie and Joe entertain; homemade Italian sausage.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Flight Attendant (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Flight Attendant

    Cooking in the friendly skies; former flight attendant shares her amazing shrimp and pasta dish called "Mama Shrimp."

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Mean- Balls (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Mean- Balls

    A famous traditional Italian recipe of spaghetti sauce and meatballs dish from a family restaurant in Nebraska.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Collard Greens (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Collard Greens

    A classic dish from the south of collar greens that was held a secret for 20 years by Fred's mother; finding the right greens.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Florida Couple Shares Secrets (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Florida Couple Shares Secrets

    Cooking up favorite dishes that are easy to make and healthy and vodka shots in West Palm Beach, Florida.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Fish Spaghetti (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Fish Spaghetti

    Ann odd yet delicious recipe of spaghetti with fish with hot Giadiniera peppers recipe has been handed down for generations.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Vodka Couple (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Vodka Couple

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck

    Chirba Chirba Food Truck in Durham, North Carolina serves high-quality Chinese-style dumplings made from an old-family recipe.

  • My Family Recipe Rocks! - Pulled Pork at Evanston Block Party (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Pulled Pork at Evanston Block Party

    An Alabama man's southern style pulled pork recipe; macaroni and cheese; salads; veggies dishes; red velvet cake.