HAYLIE DUFF SERVES UP MORE FOOD, FUN AND LAUGHS ON THE SECOND SEASON OF "THE REAL GIRL'S KITCHEN" ON COOKING CHANNEL
Series Premieres Saturday, April 25th at 1:00pm ET/10:00am PT
NEW YORK - March 19, 2015 - Based on her wildly popular namesake blog and cookbook, The Real Girl's Kitchen, takes you into actress Haylie Duff's kitchen, and world, where she serves up stories and delicious discoveries, premiering on Saturday, April 25th at 1:00pmET/10:00amPT on Cooking Channel. This 13 episode lifestyle docu-seriesfollows Haylie in and out of the kitchen as she prepares tasty recipes, and blends her southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood.
"Through the lens of culinary exploration, Haylie Duff lets viewers into her life to share in her deep appreciation for food, and passion for entertaining," said Michael Smith, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Cooking Channel.
"I'm so excited to dish out new recipes and give a taste of my life as I work, travel, and spend time with friends and family around the dinner table, enjoying an amazing meal," said Duff.
Throughout the season, Haylie visits unique culinary destinations, including local restaurants, spice markets, candy stores and bakeries that inspire her to be creative in her own kitchen, and often invites friends and family to join in the adventure. Lauren Conrad (The Hills, Co-Founder of The Little Market), Amy Davidson (8 Simple Rules), Arielle Kebbel(The Vampire Diaries), Beverly Mitchell (7th Heaven),Jamie-Lynn Sigler (The Sopranos), Hanna Skvarla (Co-Founder of The Little Market), Marla Sokoloff (the Fosters, Full House), Jessica Zohr (Gossip Girl), and many more accompany Haylie on her quest for fabulous food.
On the first episode, Haylie plans a special Spanish-themed surprise birthday dinner for her mom, Susan Duff. While she has the evening perfectly planned, Haylie leads "Mama Suz" to believe that she will not be able to attend. To catch her mother off guard, Haylie cooks a stellar birthday breakfast of Farro Cakes and Strawberry Crostinis. With a little help from Food Network's Duff Goldman (Spring Baking Championship, Duff Till Dawn), Haylie is able to pull off the biggest surprise of the day - homemade Dulce de Leche Cake.
Fans can access Haylie's guide to her favorite places to eat in Los Angeles and New York City, and watch behind-the-scenes clips from the show on CookingChannelTV.com. Plus, they can get real on Twitter with the hashtag #RealGirlsKitchen.
Haylie Duff is an actress who came to worldwide fame with her role in Napoleon Dynamite. Since then, she has appeared in numerous television and Broadway projects including 7th Heaven, Hairspray and Nora Ephron's Love, Loss and What I Wore. Haylie's interest in cooking sparked after her dad gifted her his grandmother's cookbook full of family recipes. Tucked inside, she discovered a handwritten note from a café owner dating back to 1934. The note included one of his top-secret recipes, inspiring Haylie to share her recipes in the same gracious sentiment. In October 2013, Haylie penned her first cookbook, The Real Girl's Kitchen, based off her wildly popular namesake blog. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her fiancé, Matt Rosenberg, and they are expecting their first child this spring.
The Real Girl's Kitchen is produced by Citizen Pictures and Ora TV.
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