Tue, December 21, 2021 3:15 p.m.
Series premieres on Saturday, February 5th on Food Network
Join bestselling cookbook author Mary Berg in her home kitchen as she shares simple and delicious recipes that make cooking hassle free.
In each of the 13 half-hour episodes, Berg gives tips and tricks to eliminate any fear or intimidation in the kitchen. From ideas of what to make with a refrigerator full of leftovers to lackluster chicken emergencies, she has the solution to cooking challenges. No matter how good a housekeeper is, Berg’s step-by-step guide will instill confidence in the kitchen.
“We are pleased to add“ Mary makes it easy ”to our“ In the Kitchen ”program. Food Network viewers are always looking for new ways to make their time in the kitchen effortless, and Mary Berg is an expert – full of culinary knowledge, accessible recipes and helpful souvenirs for making tasty, stress-free meals, “said Courtney White, President of Food Network and Food Content Streaming, Discovery Inc.
Throughout the series, Berg helps clear up kitchen worries. Whether someone is bored with their recipe repertoire or afraid of trying something new, she demystifies cooking techniques, explains meal planning, and shares successful recipes that will make any chef the star of the kitchen. From preparation to serving, Berg helps to make everything as easy as possible.
Chicken is the focus of the premiere episode. As one of the most versatile ingredients, this protein can lack flavor and easily overcook if not cooked properly. Berg teaches how to make it glow in four different ways, including a classic roast chicken; soothing chicken noodle soup; hearty chicken pan; and cheesy, crispy chicken parmesan.
You can find more Berg recipes at FoodNetwork.com/MaryMakesItEasy. You can find more tips and tricks in the kitchen at #MaryMakesItEasy.
Berg starred on Canada’s “Mary’s Kitchen Crush,” and is an expert cook on CTV’s “Your Morning,” “The Social,” and “The Marilyn Denis Show.” After graduating with degrees in history, English and information science, Berg embarked on a career in insurance before being persuaded by her family to audition for a cooking competition show – which she eventually won! Since then, Berg has started her full-time cooking career and published two cookbooks: “Kitchen Party” and “Well Seasoned”.
Berg currently lives and cooks in Toronto.