cookalonglive What you need to 'Cookalong Live' with Gordon Ramsay ... if you dareWhen we received our shopping list and and grocery bag in preparation for FOX’s upcoming “Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live” show last week we were pleased to see that the less-than-successful Baked Alaska he walked a couple hundred TV critics through at the summer TV press tour is not on the menu.

On the other hand, how many people are rolling up their sleeves at 9 p.m. ET on a Tuesday night to start cooking a three-course dinner for four? We know Ramsay is Scottish, but the rest of us are not on a European dining schedule.

Still, if you plan to give it a go, here’s what you’re going to need:


· APPETIZER – Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, Chili Peppers and Tomatoes (Serves 4)
· MAIN COURSE – Steak Diane with Sautéed Potatoes and Peas (Serves 4)
· DESSERT – Quick Tiramisu (Serves 4)



· 1 red chili pepper
· 5 large garlic cloves, peeled
· 1 large tomato (heirloom or beefsteak)
· 1 lemon
· Small handful of fresh basil leaves
· 3 scallions
· 4 ounces crimini mushrooms, cleaned (can also use button mushrooms instead)
· 3 shallots, peeled
· Small handful of flat-leaf parsley
· 3 small sprigs of rosemary
· 1 pound small waxy potatoes (Yukon Gold, cut in half)
· 2 cups peas, defrosted if using frozen


· 1/2 pound medium-size raw, peeled shrimps
· 4 small sirloin steaks (approx. 7 ounces each)


· 1 3/4 cups heavy cream
· 1 cup mascarpone
· 2 1/2 tablespoons salted butter


· 7 ounces angel hair pasta
· 4 Italian Ladyfingers, or Savoiardi


· 1/4 cup powdered sugar
· 1 vanilla bean, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
· Piece of chocolate (to grate as garnish)


· 4 tablespoons Marsala, or sweet dessert wine such as Vin Santo
· 1/4 cup brandy or cognac
· 1/4 cup white wine
· 1 cup cold strong coffee


· Salt and freshly ground black pepper
· Olive oil
· Extra virgin olive oil
· 1-2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, to taste
· 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Sadly, there was no check to cover the cost of groceries included with the press kit.

“Cookalong Live” airs Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. ET on FOX.

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Posted by:Brill Bundy

Brill Bundy has spent her entire career covering TV and pop culture. This is what happens when your parents try and limit your viewing habits to three shows a week. Likes: seasons with no more than 13 episodes, anti-heroes and binge-watching. Dislikes: when cartoon characters make out, when TV shows name check their titles, drawn out premieres and finales. TV words to live by: "If every porkchop was perfect, we wouldn't have hot dogs."