My Drunk Kitchen

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My Drunk Kitchen
Genre Comedy
Created by Hannah Hart
Starring Hannah Hart
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 44
Production
Camera setup single-camera
Release
Original network YouTube
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release March 16, 2011 (2011-03-16) – present

My Drunk Kitchen is a cooking show and comedy series of short videos created and posted on YouTube by Hannah "Harto" Hart.[1][2] The series features Hart, a San Franciscan proofreader living in Los Angeles, typically attempting to cook or bake various dishes, or otherwise engaging in some food-related activity, all while imbibing large quantities of alcoholic beverages.[1] Most episodes have their own recipe, and occasionally a corresponding beverage. The series has been praised for its drunk humor, catchphrases, and the use of jump cut editing.[3][4][5]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

# Title Recipe Original posting date Link
01"Butter Yo Shit"Grilled cheeseMarch 14, 2011 (2011-03-14)[1]
Hannah attempts to cook a grilled cheese sandwich while drinking a bottle of wine she found in her sister's kitchen.
02"Let's Mac Out"Macaroni and cheeseMarch 21, 2011 (2011-03-21)[2]
While vacationing in London, Hannah cooks up some boxed macaroni and cheese and drinks some white wine and beer.
03"Omelette You Finish"OmeletteApril 3, 2011 (2011-04-03)[3]
Hannah throws together something she claims is an omelette.
04"Not Easy, Bake Oven"CookiesApril 10, 2011 (2011-04-10)[4]
Hannah tries her hand at baking and discovers she's not very good at it.
05"Smashed Brothers"MeatballsApril 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)[5]
Hannah dresses up like Mario, attempts to cook meatballs, and consumes excessive amounts of Pabst Blue Ribbon while thwarting E. coli
06"Brunch?"PancakesApril 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)[6]
Hannah cooks up some pancakes for brunch, and shows how to make perfect a mimosa.
07"Tacos"TacosMay 1, 2011 (2011-05-01)[7]
Hannah curbs her drunk craving for Mexican food while drinking jargaritas (margaritas in a mason jar).
08"Ice Cream? Someday..."Ice creamMay 8, 2011 (2011-05-08)[8]
Hannah attempts to make homemade ice cream while downing a bottle of rosé.
09"Latkes!"LatkesMay 15, 2011 (2011-05-15)[9]
Hannah goes Russian with vodka and potatoes, and forgets to hit record in the process.
10"Poutine"PoutineMay 22, 2011 (2011-05-22)[10]
Hannah goes native in Toronto, drinking Caesars and making poutine.
11"Candy Hand"(None)May 29, 2011 (2011-05-29)[11]
A costumed Hannah eats from a bowl of Halloween candy, which serves as the topic of her discussion. This is the first episode in the series without cooking.
12"Pizza"PizzaMay 29, 2011 (2011-05-29)[12]
Hannah hardly succeeds in making a pizza using store-bought crust.

Season 2[edit]

This season marked the beginning of the series being shot in HD.

# Title Recipe Original posting date Link
13"Meat Pie"Meat pieOctober 7, 2011 (2011-10-07)[13]
Inspired by Top Chef and her low opinions of pie, Hannah makes a meat pie with a turkey filling.
14"Raw Vegan Cheesecake"Vegan cheesecakeOctober 14, 2011 (2011-10-14)[14]
Hannah invites vegan friend and fellow YouTuber HiImRawn to her kitchen to drink whisky and make cheesecake.
15"MREs"MREsOctober 21, 2011 (2011-10-21)[15]
Hannah hangs out in her backyard drinking beers while preparing and eating MREs.
16"Quesadillas (PART 1)"QuesadillasOctober 28, 2011 (2011-10-28)[16]
Hannah makes a cheese quesadilla using a low-carb tortilla while at first taking tequila shots, and then sake.
17"Quesadillas (PART 2)"QuesadillasNovember 4, 2011 (2011-11-04)[17]
Hannah continues to make quesadillas using blue corn and brown rice tortillas.
18"Macaroni Salad"Macaroni saladNovember 11, 2011 (2011-11-11)[18]
Hannah, with the help of guest star Grace Helbig, makes some macaroni salad.
19"My Drunk Chicken"Beer Can ChickenMarch 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)[19]
Hannah attempts to make beer can ("butt") chicken.
20"PHO'ked"PhoApril 8, 2012 (2012-04-08)[20]
Hannah makes the classic Vietnamese dish, completely ignoring the instructions and resorting to eating string cheese.
9"'O' Onion Rings"Onion ringsApril 15, 2012 (2012-04-15)[21]
Hannah sets out to make onion rings and ends up deep-frying a single piece of onion, a cookie and some lasagna.
21"Shepherd's Curry"Shepherd's CurryApril 22, 2012 (2012-04-22)[22]
Attempting to honor as many cultures as possible, Hannah decides to create Shepherd's Pie and Curry in one dish. This episode was shot in the UK.
22"Toast"ToastMay 2, 2012 (2012-05-02)[23]
Hannah decides to make a variety of different toast entrees while drinking a bottle of Champagne.

While the second season continued featuring her drunk antics, Hannah accompanied "My Drunk Kitchen" with a series of videos titled "Coming Out".

# Title Original posting date Link
01"So. This is Me."November 23, 2012 (2012-11-23)[24]
Hannah discusses the difficulty that comes with discovering one's homosexuality.
02"Nervous"December 4, 2012 (2012-12-04)[25]
She discusses what it's like to be attracted to straight friends of the same gender.
03"Straight People"February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05)[26]
On the cusp of Valentine's Day, Hannah discusses one of her early relationships.
04"MARRIAGE!"June 26, 2013 (2013-06-26)[27]
Hannah asks her viewers what they think about marriage, and explains her views.
05"The Closet"July 10, 2013 (2013-07-10)[28]
She lists reasons why being "in the closet" is such a difficult position to be in, and how to overcome them.

Towards the end of the second season, Hannah used Indiegogo to raise $25,000 within a month in order to kick-start her roadshow, "Hello, Harto!". She successfully raised $36,000 in four hours and made plans to continue filming "My Drunk Kitchen" on the road. While the roadshow featured Hannah's comedy skits, the show was also used to attract viewers to help volunteer in local food operations.[6]

After Hannah announced her roadshow, videos were no longer formally organized into seasons.

2013[edit]

# Title Recipe Original posting date Link
1"Cake In A Jar!"CakeJanuary 10, 2013 (2013-01-10)[29]
In the first episode of 2013 Hannah creates a dish that can be sent by mail.
2"Tuna Melt"Tuna MeltFebruary 22, 2013 (2013-02-22)[30]
Hannah concedes to the characteristically sloppy and uncomfortable nature of her show and makes a tuna melt with tiny pickles.
3, 4"F.M.L / Thick Mint"Thin Mint variationMarch 4, 2013 (2013-03-04)[31]
After forgetting to turn her microphone on and subsequently releasing a video about it, Hannah attempts to create an enlarged version of the classic Girl Scout cookie.
5"MELTING POT!"Random things in a potMarch 7, 2013 (2013-03-07)[32]
Hannah celebrates her upcoming travel show, "Hello, Harto!", by combining food and drink regional to the show's planned destinations into a large pot.
6"SHAMROCK SHAKE!"Homemade Shamrock Shakes with Irish whiskeyMarch 14, 2013 (2013-03-14)[33]
Hannah and Mamrie Hart make an alcoholic shamrock shake a Grace Helbig's house.
7"Fish Fingers & Custard"Fish FingersMarch 28, 2013 (2013-03-28)[34]
In a Doctor Who themed episode, Hannah makes fish fingers with custard with comedian Chris Hardwick.
8"Flan Girl (ft. Tyler Oakley!)"FlanApril 25, 2013 (2013-04-25)[35]
Hannah and Tyler Oakley make flan with adventurous fillings.
9"SF Bread Bowl"Bread BowlMay 2, 2013 (2013-05-02)[36]
At one of her first stops on the "Hello Harto!" tour, Hannah makes a bread bowl.
10"Rough NY Cheesecake!"New York-style CheesecakeJuly 25, 2013 (2013-07-25)[37]
An exhausted Hannah tries to put together a cheesecake.

Specials[edit]

# Title Recipe Original posting date Link
Special"Fourth of July"Apple pieJuly 4, 2011 (2011-07-04)[38]
In a patriotic attempt at redemption, Hannah tries her hand at baking again with an apple pie recipe.
Special"Food52!"CocktailsAugust 18, 2011 (2011-08-18)[39]
In a special episode with Food52, Hannah makes a watermelon and gin based cocktail.
Special"Burning Man"Saag PaneerNovember 3, 2011 (2011-11-03)[40]
While spending the week at Burning Man, Hannah cooks boxed Indian food while drinking mojitos.
Special"Elaborate Thanksgiving Special 2011!!!"(None)November 24, 2011 (2011-11-24)[41]
Short video of a cat grooming a boston terrier, an attempt of Hannah's to release a family-friend video for the holiday.
Special"Holiday: Gingerbread?"Gingerbread HouseDecember 21, 2011 (2011-12-21)[42]
Hannah tries to make a gingerbread house and ends up making a gingerbread rabbi.
Special"Holiday: Chocolate Shuffle"Chocolate SouffléFebruary 17, 2012 (2012-02-17)[43]
In a special for Valentine's Day, Hannah recognizes what it's like to be alone on the holiday, at first trying to make a chocolate soufflé, but then deciding to make chocolate-dipped orange slices instead.
Special"Grilled Cheese REDUX"Grilled Cheese SandwichMarch 15, 2012 (2012-03-15)[44]
Hannah gets together with fellow YouTuber, Shane Dawson, recognizing Saint Patrick's Day and the show's upcoming anniversary while drinking Rum and Coke.
Special"American Strudel (Parts 1 and 2)"StrudelJune 28, 2012 (2012-06-28)[45]
Despite using the wrong kind of apple, refusing to roll out the pastry and forgetting half the ingredients, Hannah makes a surprisingly delicious baked strudel.
Special"Silent Movie!"Breakfast cerealSeptember 6, 2012 (2012-09-06)[46]
Hannah sets herself in the first silent episode impersonating one of the characters in the my drunk kitchen world, "Frederick"
Special"Birthday cake"Birthday cakeSeptember 13, 2012 (2012-09-13)[47]
With guest stars Jenna Marbles and Grace Helbig, Hannah bakes a birthday cake for Jenna.
Special"Nachos!"NachosSeptember 27, 2012 (2012-09-27)[48]
Hannah shows us her version of nachos.
Special"Storm of S'mores!"S'moresOctober 29, 2012 (2012-10-29)[49]
During Hurricane Sandy, Hannah improvises a good way to spend your hurricane supplies by making s'mores.
Special"Caramel Apples!"Caramel ApplesOctober 31, 2012 (2012-10-31)[50]
Hannah, along with Felicia Day, prepare some classic Halloween caramel apples.
Special"My Hungover Kitchen"Egg in the basketNovember 8, 2012 (2012-11-08)[51]
Hannah shares some tips about how to survive a hangover while filming hungover.
Special"Thanksgiving for Juan"Cornish game hen, stuffing, and mashed potatoesNovember 21, 2012 (2012-11-21)[52]
Hannah shows how to prepare a Thanksgiving meal if dining alone for the holiday.
Special"Baked Corn Dogs"Corn dog muffinsNovember 29, 2012 (2012-11-29)[53]
Hannah and Hank Green, along with Grace Helbig and Mamrie Hart, cook homemade corn dogs that are made as muffins due to a lack of sticks. The episode was shot by Grace and did not use a mounted camera due to the height differences between Hannah and the others.
Special"Superbowl [sic] Special"Pigs in a blanketJanuary 31, 2013 (2013-01-31)[54]
Inspired by the intrinsically homoerotic nature of professional football, Hannah bakes various renditions of pigs in a blanket.
Special"My Hungover Kitchen: Breakfast Burrito"Breakfast burritoJanuary 24, 2013 (2013-01-24)[55]
Hannah is hungover again and gives a small tour of her kitchen.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Award Result Ref
2013 Best Female Performance: Comedy (for Hannah Hart) 3rd Streamy Awards Won [7]
2014 Best Comedy Channel, Show, or Series 4th Streamy Awards Won [8]

Spin-offs[edit]

In addition to My Drunk Kitchen, Hart has also posted a series of videos, "Advice from the Hart", answering viewer questions or requests for advice.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Suddath, Claire (June 22, 2011). "The Pleasures of Cooking While Drunk with Hannah Hart". TIME.com. Time, Inc. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hannah Hart - About - Harto & Co". Harto and Co. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ Chamberlain, Chris. "My New Chef Crush: My Drunk Kitchen". Nashville Scene. City Press LLC. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ 77 Square staff. "Recent Obsessions: 'The Hunger Games' series, 'My Drunk Kitchen,' and Catherine Deneuve in 'Potiche'". 77 Square. madison.com. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ Johnson, Bailey. ""My Drunk Kitchen": I scream, you scream, we all scream for alcohol". CBS News.com. CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ Dunn, Gaby (January 3, 2013). "Hannah Hart crowdfunds "My Drunk Kitchen" tour". The Daily Dot. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ "3rd Annual Nominees & Winners". Streamys. Retrieved August 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "4th Annual Nominees". Streamys. Retrieved August 27, 2014. 
  9. ^ "MyHarto - YouTube". Hartoandco.com. November 20, 2011. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 

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