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Chef Brian Leigh of Bowling Inexperienced one in all ten cooks dealing with off on The Nice American Recipe on KET

A Kentucky chef with a knack for creating award-winning BBQ sauces and rubs places his…

A Kentucky chef with a knack for creating award-winning BBQ sauces and rubs places his kitchen skills to the check this month on a brand new PBS cooking competitors.

Brian Leigh of Bowling Inexperienced is one in all ten cooks from throughout the nation dealing with off on The Nice American Recipe, an uplifting cooking showdown celebrating the multiculturalism and variety of flavors which have come to outline American delicacies.

The Nice American Recipe premieres Friday, June 24, at 9/8 p.m. on KET.

Brian Leigh

The eight-part cooking sequence, hosted by Alejandra Ramos, offers proficient house cooks from completely different areas of the nation the chance to showcase their beloved signature dishes and compete to win the nationwide seek for “The Nice American Recipe.” Judges Leah Cohen, Tiffany Derry, and Graham Elliot convey their skilled insights and deep culinary information to encourage and help the contestants alongside the way in which.

Leigh, the founding father of B.T. Leigh’s Sauces & Rubs, hails from an Ohio farming household that uncovered him at an early age to spit-roasts and BBQ in addition to extra conventional German and Hungarian fare. His cooking profession first took form when he was nonetheless working within the IT business: He shared a brisket he had made (and thought he had ruined) together with his co-workers, who so loved his handiwork that they started paying him to proceed bringing smoked meats and sauces to the workplace.

Although his seasonings now get pleasure from nationwide distribution, for The Nice American Recipe competitors, Leigh mentioned he’s acquired much more up his chef’s sleeve than his BBQ prowess may counsel.


“Once I moved to Kentucky, I spotted I needed to step-up my biscuit recreation, which we didn’t see a lot of in Ohio,” Leigh mentioned. “And pimento cheese as nicely. I’ve all the time liked studying about meals from completely different areas and seeing how these recipes can evolve, borrowing flavors from Caribbean or French traditions and pulling them in to make one thing new.”

Leigh likened his expertise on The Nice American Recipe to being again in a industrial kitchen in the course of a rush.

“It was actually anxious, but in addition a lot enjoyable,” Leigh mentioned. “I’ve made nice, lifelong buddies from the present, and we’d evaluate notes every night time over dinner. It was such an invigorating expertise simply having fun with and studying from their breadth of culinary information.”

Brian Leigh will likely be internet hosting a free group occasion – that includes a viewing of the premiere of ‘The Nice American Recipe’ as nicely music, video games, raffles and snacks – on the Capitol Arts Heart in Bowling Inexperienced on Friday, June 24. Extra data is offered right here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-american-recipe-watch-party-featuring-brian-leigh-of-bt-leighs-tickets-343206117737 

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