[Sca-cooks] Top Secret Recipe Starts Tonight

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Oct 7 02:15:51 PDT 2011

Todd Wilbur, the author of the Top Secret Recipe books, has a new  
television show
starting tonight on CMT. Yes, that's "Get Country" Country Music  
Television, not the first place that
you would usually look for a new prime time cooking series.

The New York Times summarizes the series as:
"On Friday night on CMT, he begins doing so on a weekly series, “Top  
Secret Recipe.” This is decidedly not a highbrow cooking show, as you  
can tell from the fact that Mr. Wilbur spends part of the premiere in  
a Dumpster.
The gimmick, delivered with a refreshing silliness, is that each week  
Mr. Wilbur takes some famous but well-guarded marquee recipe and tries  
to duplicate it, through a combination of stealth, science and  
educated guesswork. In the opening episode the target is original  
Kentucky Fried Chicken — you know, the 11 herbs and spices thing.  
(Cinnabon gets its turn in Episode 2.)"




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