List of Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag episodes

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This is the episode list of the cooking / informative television series Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag which airs on W Network in Canada and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network in United States.

Series overview[edit]

The following premiere and finale dates are for the original broadcast on the W Network in Canada.

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 13 September 3, 2008 January 2, 2009
2 26 January 7, 2009 December 30, 2009[1]
3 26 September 22, 2010 April 20, 2011
4[2] 13 September 29, 2012 May 1, 2013

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2008–09)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Episode & Cookbook Title Author(s) Original air date Stamp of
approval?
1 1 "Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1"[3] Julia Child, Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle September 20, 2008 (2008-09-20) Yes
Guest chef: Alain Rayé, chef. Owner of La Régalade in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
2 2 "Pure Dessert"[3] Alice Medrich September 27, 2008 (2008-09-27) No
Guest chef: Thomas Haas, chocolatier & pastry chef. Owner of Thomas Haas Fine Chocolates in North Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
3 3 "Cook with Jamie"[3] Jamie Oliver October 4, 2008 (2008-10-04) Yes
Guest chef: David Wong, culinary arts instructor. Executive chef at Oru Cuisine in Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
4 4 "Mangoes and Curry Leaves"[3] Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid October 11, 2008 (2008-10-11) Yes
Guest chefs: Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala, chefs and restaurateurs. Owners of Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
5 5 "Betty Crocker's Cookbook"[3] Betty Crocker editors November 1, 2008 (2008-11-01) No
Guest chef: Stella Shurety, chef. Owner of The Diner in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
6 6 "Nobu West"[3] Nobu Matsuhisa, Mark Edwards November 8, 2008 (2008-11-08) No
Guest chef: Hidekazu Tojo, chef. Owner of Tojo's Restaurant in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
7 7 "Silver Palate Cookbook"[3] Julee Rosso, Sheila Lukins November 15, 2008 (2008-11-15) No
Guest chef: Karen Barnaby, chef & author. Executive chef at The Fish House in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
8 8 "The New Lighthearted Cookbook"[3] Anne Lindsay November 22, 2008 (2008-11-22) No
Guest chef: Eric Arrouzze, chef & instructor. Organizer of onlineculinaryschool.net
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
9 9 "How to Grill"[3] Steven Raichlen November 29, 2008 (2008-11-29) Yes
Guest chef: Bob "BBQ Bob" Hasselbach, chef. Owner and chef of Roland's Pub in Whistler, BC
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
10 10 "The New InterCourses"[3] Martha Hopkins, Randall Lockridge December 5, 2008 (2008-12-05) No
Guest chef: Daryl Nagata, chef. Executive chef at Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
11 11 "Everyday Italian"[3] Giada De Laurentiis December 12, 2008 (2008-12-12) Yes
Guest chef: Gennaro Iorio, chef. Executive chef and co-owner of La Terrazza Italian Restaurant in Vancouver, BC
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
12 12 "Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook"[3] Martha Stewart Living Magazine editors December 19, 2008 (2008-12-19) No
Guests: Sally Beattie, caterer based in Toronto, Ontario, mother of presenter Anna Wallner; Amy Wallner, Laura Bincik and Lisa Samstag, sisters of presenter Anna Wallner.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
13 13 "New Food Fast"[3] Donna Hay January 2, 2009 (2009-01-02) No
Guest chef: Dino Renaerts, chef. Owner of Beachside Forno in West Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision

Season 2 (2009)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Episode & Cookbook Title Author(s) Original air date Stamp of
approval?
14 1 "The Best Light Recipe"[4] Cook's Illustrated January 7, 2009 (2009-01-07) No
Guest chef: Julian Bond, chef & instructor. Executive Chef and CEO of Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
15 2 "Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking"[4] Marcella Hazan January 14, 2009 (2009-01-14) Yes
Guest chef: Umberto Menghi, restaurateur. President of Villa Delia Cooking School in Tuscany, Italy and owner of several restaurants in Vancouver, BC and Whistler, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
16 3 "The French Laundry Cookbook"[4] Thomas Keller, Deborah Jones January 21, 2009 (2009-01-21) Yes
Guest chef: Michael Allemeier, chef. Executive chef at Outdoor Dining Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate in Kelowna, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
17 4 "Campground Cookery"[4] Brenda K. Kulibert January 28, 2009 (2009-01-28) No
Guest chef: Chili Thom, chef & artist from Whistler, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
18 5 "Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen"[4] Rick Bayless February 4, 2009 (2009-02-04) Yes
Guest chef: Claudia Ibarondo, chef. Executive chef at Tequila Kitchen in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
19 6 "Nigella Express: Good Food Fast"[4] Nigella Lawson February 11, 2009 (2009-02-11) No
Guest chef: Stephan McIntyre, chef. Executive chef at Burgoo Bistro in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
20 7 "Deceptively Delicious"[4] Jessica Seinfeld February 18, 2009 (2009-02-18) Yes
Guest chef: Mary MacIntyre, chef. Owner of Little Nest in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
21 8 "The Oprah Magazine Cookbook"[4] O: The Oprah Magazine editors February 25, 2009 (2009-02-25) Yes
Guest chef: Melissa Craig, chef. Head chef at Bearfoot Bistro in Whistler, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
22 9 "The Joy of Cooking, 75th Anniversary Edition"[4] Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker March 4, 2009 (2009-03-04) Yes
Guest chef: Tom Douglas, restaurateur and caterer based in Seattle, WA.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
23 10 "Thai Food"[4] David Thompson March 11, 2009 (2009-03-11) No
Guest chef: Brian Marchesi, chef. Owner of Chada Thai Fine Cuisine in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision
Note: Brian Marchesi died on October 2, 2009, 6 months after the initial broadcast of the episode. Subsequent re-runs of this episode features a graphic at the end dedicated to his memory.
24 11 "Garlic, Garlic, Garlic"[4] Linda Griffith, Fred Griffith March 18, 2009 (2009-03-18) No
Guest chef: Andrea Froncillo, chef. Executive chef at The Stinking Rose in San Francisco, CA.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
25 12 "Jewish Home Cooking"[4] Arthur Schwartz March 25, 2009 (2009-03-25) No
Guest chef: Jeff Nathan, chef. Owner of Abigael's on Broadway in New York City, NY.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
26 13 "Vegetarian Meals"[4] Good Housekeeping editors April 1, 2009 (2009-04-01) No
Guest: Yves Potvin, entrepreneur. Owner of Yves Veggie Cuisine in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
27 14 "Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes"[4] Jennifer McLagan June 3, 2009 (2009-06-03) Yes
Guest chef: Andrey Durbach, chef. Executive chef at La Buca, Pied-a-Terre Bistro, and Cafeteria Vancouver in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
28 15 "The Best of the Best and More: Volume 1"[4] The Ladies of The Best of Bridge June 10, 2009 (2009-06-10) No
Guest: Vicki Gabereau, television personality and cookbook author.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision
29 16 "The Cake Bible"[4] Rose Levy Beranbaum June 17, 2009 (2009-06-17) Yes
Guest chef: Sylvia Weinstock, cake designer based in New York City, NY.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
30 17 "Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics"[4] Ina Garten June 24, 2009 (2009-06-24) Yes
Guest chef: Jamie Maw, food critic based in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
31 18 "Entertaining with Booze"[4] Ryan Jennings and David Steele July 1, 2009 (2009-07-01) No
Guests: Neil Ingram, restaurateur. Co-owner and sommelier at Boneta Restaurant. Michaela Morris, wine consultant. Co-owner of the wine consulting company House Wine. Both based in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
32 19 "The Flexitarian Table"[4] Peter Berley July 8, 2009 (2009-07-08) Yes
Guest chef: Nico Schuermans, chef. Executive chef at Chambar Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
33 20 "Small Bites"[4] Jennifer Joyce July 15, 2009 (2009-07-15) No
Guest chef: Jonathan Chovancek, chef & caterer. Chef de Cuisine at Culinary Capers in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
34 21 "The Chinese Kitchen"[4] Eileen Yin-Fei Lo September 9, 2009 (2009-09-09) No
Guest chef: Martin Yan, chef & television personality. Host of cooking programme Yan Can Cook.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
35 22 "Alinea"[4] Grant Achatz September 16, 2009 (2009-09-16) No
Guest chef: Warren Geraghty, chef. Executive chef at West Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
36 23 "Gourmet Magazine"[4] Gourmet Magazine editors September 23, 2009 (2009-09-23) Yes
Guest chef: Pino Posteraro, chef. Owner and head chef at Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
37 24 "A Cowboy in the Kitchen"[4] John Westerdahl, Robb Walsh, Dick Patrick September 30, 2009 (2009-09-30) No
Guest chef: Terry Chandler, chef. Owner and head chef at Fred’s Texas Café in Fort Worth, TX.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision
38 25 "A Good Catch"[4] Jill Lambert October 7, 2009 (2009-10-07) No
Guest chef: Robert Clark, chef. Executive chef at C Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
39 26 "Chef Daniel Boulud: Cooking in New York City"[4] Daniel Boulud December 30, 2009 (2009-12-30) Yes
Guest chefs: Daniel Boulud, chef, television personality and restaurateur. Also author of cookbook tested in this episode. Based in New York City, NY. Stephane Istel, executive chef at DB Bistro Moderne in Vancouver, BC. Dale MacKay, executive chef at Lumière in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)

Season 3 (2010–11)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Episode & Cookbook/Cooking App Title Author(s) Original air date Stamp of
approval?
40 1 "Lucinda's Authentic Jamaican Kitchen"[5] Lucinda Scala Quinn September 22, 2010 (2010-09-22) Yes
Guest chef: Prince Rowe, chef and restaurateur. Owner and host of Kingston 11 Reggae Café in North Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
41 2 "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives"[5] Guy Fieri September 29, 2010 (2010-09-29) No
Guest chef: Brian Boitano, Olympic figure skating gold medalist and television personality. Host of cooking programme What Would Brian Boitano Make? on Food Network.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
42 3 "How to Cook Everything: Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition"[5] Mark Bittman October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06) No
Guest chef: Frank Pabst, chef. Executive chef at Blue Water Café in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
43 4 "The Skinnygirl Dish"[5] Bethenny Frankel October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13) No
Guest chef: Manouschka Guerrier, chef, caterer and television personality. Co-host of Private Chefs of Beverly Hills on Food Network.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
44 5 "Bon Appétit, Y'all"[5] Virginia Willis October 20, 2010 (2010-10-20) Yes
Guest chef: Sallie Ann Robinson, chef and cookbook author, based in Daufuskie Island, SC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
45 6 "The New Moosewood Cookbook"[5] Mollie Katzen October 27, 2010 (2010-10-27) No
Guest chef: Lisa Ahier, chef. Co-owner of Sobo Restaurant in Tofino, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision
46 7 "Grand Livre De Cuisine"[5] Alain Ducasse, Frédéric Robert November 3, 2010 (2010-11-03) No
Guest chef: Thierry Busset, pastry chef. Chef Patissier at CinCin in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
47 8 "Three Sisters Around the Greek Table"[5] Betty Bakopoulos, Eleni Bakopoulos, Samantha Bakopoulos November 10, 2010 (2010-11-10) No
Guest chef: Harry Kambolis, restaurateur. Owner of Raincity Grill, C Restaurant, and Nu Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
48 9 "Bite Me"[5] Julie Albert, Lisa Gnat November 17, 2010 (2010-11-17) No
Guest chef: Sam Talbot, chef and television personality. Executive Chef of the Mondrian SoHo in New York City, NY. Season 2 semi-finalist of Top Chef on Bravo Network.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
49 10 "Williams-Sonoma Christmas Entertaining"[5] Georgeanne Brennan November 24, 2010 (2010-11-24) No
Guests: Caren McSherry, chef, cookbook author and instructor. Owner of The Gourmet Warehouse. Kurtis Kolt, sommelier. Colin Upright, designer and party planner. CEO and Senior Creative Director of Upright Decor & Event Design. All based in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
50 11 "Gordon Ramsay's Family Fare"[5] Gordon Ramsay January 5, 2011 (2011-01-05) Yes
Guest chef: Rob Feenie, chef and television personality. Food Architect at Cactus Club Cafe in Vancouver, BC. Previously won an episode of Iron Chef America against Masaharu Morimoto on Food Network. Hosted cooking series New Classics with Chef Rob Feenie on Food Network Canada.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
51 12 "Where People Feast"[5] Annie Watts January 12, 2011 (2011-01-12) No
Guest chef: Ben Genaille, chef and instructor. Head of the Aboriginal Culinary program at Vancouver Community College in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
52 13 "Best of Croatian Cooking"[5] Liliana Pavicic, Gordana Pirker-Mosher January 19, 2011 (2011-01-19) No
Guests: Dr. Jasenka Matisic, mother of host Kristina Matisic. Zdenka Zivkovic, best friend of Dr. Matisic.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
53 14 "Best British Dishes"[5] Marguerite Patten January 26, 2011 (2011-01-26) No
Guest chef: Andrew Nutter, chef and television personality. Owner of Nutters in Manchester, England. Hosted cooking series Utter Nutter on Channel 5 in UK.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision
54 15 "The Pleasures of Cooking for One"[5] Judith Jones February 2, 2011 (2011-02-02) Yes
Guest chef: Quang Dang, chef. Executive chef at Diva at the Met in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
55 17 "Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill Cookbook"[5] Bobby Flay February 9, 2011 (2011-02-09) Yes
Guest chef: Stuart Irving, chef. Owner & executive chef at Cobre Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
56 16 "The River Cottage Meat Book"[5] Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall February 16, 2011 (2011-02-16) Yes
Guest chef: Robert Belcham, chef. Owner of Refuel Restaurant and Campagnolo Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
57 18 "Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking"[5] Michael Ruhlman February 23, 2011 (2011-02-23) Yes
Guest chef: David Robertson, chef, food stylist & culinary instructor. Co-founder and instructor at Dirty Apron Cooking School in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
58 19 "A16: Food + Wine"[5] Nate Appleman, Shelley Lindgren March 2, 2011 (2011-03-02) Yes
Guest chefs: Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo, chefs, restaurateurs and cookbook authors. Owners of Frankies 457 Spuntino in Brooklyn, NY.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
59 20 "The Ski House Cookbook"[5] Tina Anderson, Sarah Pinneo March 9, 2011 (2011-03-09) No
Guest chef: James Walt, chef. Executive chef at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, BC. A position with Araxi Restaurant was the grand prize for the sixth season of the FOX programme "Hell's Kitchen".
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
60 21 "Izakaya: The Japanese Pub Cookbook"[5] Mark Robinson March 16, 2011 (2011-03-16) Yes
Guest chef: Koji Zenimaru, chef. Executive chef at Kingyo Izakaya in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
61 22 "Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook"[5] Anthony Bourdain March 23, 2011 (2011-03-23) Yes
Guest chef: Thierry Rautureau, chef and restaurateur. Chef and owner of Rover’s Restaurant and Luc Restaurant in Seattle, WA.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
62 23 "Spécialités de la Maison"[5] The American Friends for France, Christine Schwartz Hartley March 30, 2011 (2011-03-30) No
Guest chef: J.P. Amateau, chef and ex-stuntman; son of director Rod Amateau. Executive chef of Musso & Frank Grill in Los Angeles, CA.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
63 24 "Canyon Ranch: Nourish"[5] Scott Uehlein, Staff of Canyon Ranch April 6, 2011 (2011-04-06) Yes
Guest chef: Jesse Brune, chef, personal trainer and television personality. Co-host of cooking programme Private Chefs of Beverly Hills on Food Network. Previously a personal trainer on reality show Work Out on Bravo.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
64 25 "Jamie Oliver: 20 Minute Meals"[6] Jamie Oliver April 13, 2011 (2011-04-13) No
Guest chef: Scott Jaeger, chef and restaurateur. Owner of The Pear Tree Restaurant in Burnaby, BC. Vice Conseilleur Culinaire of Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Previous competitor and judge at the Bocuse d'Or.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
65 26 "My Father's Daughter"[6] Gwyneth Paltrow April 20, 2011 (2011-04-20) Yes
Guest chef: Brian Malarkey, chef. Owner of Searsucker in San Diego, CA. Season 3 finalist of Top Chef on Bravo Network.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)

Season 4 (2012–13)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Episode & Cookbook Title Author(s) Original air date Stamp of
approval?
66 1 "100 Recipes Every Woman Should Know"[7] Cindi Leive September 29, 2012 (2012-09-29) Yes
Guest chef: Fabio Viviani; chef, restaurateur, television personality. Owner and of Cafe Firenze and Osteria Firenze in Los Angeles, CA. Viviani was also a finalist on the fifth season of the television reality series Top Chef on Bravo.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
67 2 "Absolutely Chocolate"[7] Editors of Fine Cooking Magazine October 6, 2012 (2012-10-06) Yes
Guest chef: Bruno Feldeisen; chef. Pastry chef of Yew Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
68 3 "Food Trucks"[7] Heather Shouse November 3, 2012 (2012-11-03) No
Guest chef: Jay Robins; chef and caterer. Owner and head chef of the food truck Green Machine in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
69 4 "The Babbo Cookbook"[7] Mario Batali November 10, 2012 (2012-11-10) Yes
Guest chef: Lucais Syme; chef. Co-owner and co-head chef at La Quercia Restaurant in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
70 5 "The Essential Pépin"[7] Jacques Pépin November 24, 2012 (2012-11-24) No
Guest chef: Ned Bell; chef and television personality. Executive chef of Yew Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in Vancouver, BC and co-host of Cook Like a Chef on Food Network Canada.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
71 6 "My Pizza"[7] Jim Lahey, Rick Flaste January 5, 2013 (2013-01-05) No
Guest chef: Tony Gemignani; chef and acclaimed pizza maker. Owner of Tony's Pizza Napoletana, Tony’s Coal Fired Pizza, and Pizza Rock in San Francisco, CA.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Split Decision
72 7 "Mourad, New Moroccan"[7] Mourad Lahlou January 12, 2013 (2013-01-12) Yes
Guest chef: Chafaï Choumicha; chef, cookbook author and television personality based in Marrakech, Morocco. Host of cooking programmes Chhiwate Bladi and Chhiwate Choumicha on 2M TV.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
73 8 "Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood"[7] Trisha Yearwood January 19, 2013 (2013-01-19) No
Guest chef: Park Heffelfinger; chef and restaurateur. Co-owner of Memphis Blues Restaurant in Vancouver, BC; director and co-founder of the Vancouver Wine Academy.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
74 9 "Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking"[7] Kelli Bronski, Peter Bronski February 9, 2013 (2013-02-09) No
Guest chef: Ray Porcellato; baker. Founder of gluten-free bakery Cloud 9 Specialty Bakery in New Westminster, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
75 10 "The Family Meal: Home Cooking with Ferran Adria"[7] Ferran Adrià April 3, 2013 (2013-04-03) Yes
Guest chef: David Hawksworth; chef. Owner and executive chef of Hawksworth Restaurant at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, BC.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
76 11 "The Engine 2 Diet"[7] Rip Esselstyn April 10, 2013 (2013-04-10) No
Guest chef: Harley Pasternak; personal trainer, author, and television personality based in Los Angeles, CA. Founder of the 5-Factor Diet, a popular diet and fitness lifestyle, and co-hosted talk show The Revolution on ABC.
Verdict – Anna: Pass; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Pass
77 12 "Whitewater Cooks with Friends"[7] Shelley Adams April 24, 2013 (2013-04-24) Yes
Guest chef: Anthony Sedlak; chef, restaurateur, and television personality based in North Vancouver, BC. Winner of Superstar Chef Challenge II on Food Network Canada, and subsequently hosted cooking show The Main on the network.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Buy; Overall: Stamp of Approval (Buy)
Note: Anthony Sedlak died shortly after the taping of this episode, marking this his final television work.
78 13 "The Treasury of Newfoundland Dishes"[7] The Home Economics Association May 1, 2013 (2013-05-01) No
Guest chef: Jeremy Charles; chef. Executive chef at Raymonds Restaurant in St. John's, NL.
Verdict – Anna: Buy; Kristina: Pass; Overall: Split Decision

Result summary[edit]

Season Both A&K: Pass Split Decision
(Anna: Buy)
Split Decision
(Kristina: Buy)
A&K Stamp of Approval
1 6 (46.2%) 1 (7.6%) 1 (7.6%) 5 (38.5%)
2 6 (23.1%) 3 (11.5%) 5 (19.2%) 12 (46.2%)
3 9 (34.6%) 2 (7.7%) 3 (11.5%) 12 (46.2%)
4 4 (30.8%) 1 (7.7%) 2 (15.4%) 6 (46.1%)
Overall 25 (32.0%) 7 (9.0%) 11 (14.1%) 35 (44.9%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag: Episode Guide MSN Entertainment. Retrieved on March 10, 2012.
  2. ^ Bag Blog – Back in the Saddle Annaandkristina.com Blog Entry dated February 28, 2012. Retrieved on February 28, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag: Episode Guide (Season 1)". Worldwide Bag Media, Inc. Retrieved January 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "Anna & Kristina's Grocery Bag: Episode Guide (Season 2)". Worldwide Bag Media, Inc. Retrieved January 13, 2011. 
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