Veronica Hendrix, a Los Angeles-based journalist, food blogger of the widely read food blog “Collard Greens and Caviar,” cooking coach and cookbook author, will make her debut on the Food Network’s Clash of the Grandmas Show, Sunday, Dec. 11, at 10 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).
Hendrix, a native Angeleno and grandmother of a 3 year-old boy, competes on the hour-long show against three other grandmas from Hawaii, Florida, and Ohio. This episode challenges contestants to make dishes that were on point with the latest food trends. This was a perfect episode for Hendrix whose personal style, culinary perspective, and youthful outlook shatter all expectations of the “traditional grandma.”
The panel of show judges on this episode are former NFL player and Food Network star Eddie Jackson; lifestyle expert and POPSUGAR.com reporter/producer Brandi Milloy; and Food Network star, celebrity chef and television personality Jamika Pessoa.
Up for grabs in the kitchen battle is $10,000 and Hendrix and her staunch competitors battle mixing bowl to stove top in intense elimination rounds that tested their cooking chops, creativity and nerves.
“It was an incredible experience that tested my skills and creativity. The inspiration of my mom, and the spirit of the many women and men in my family whose food nurtured me and generations was with me in that kitchen,” said Hendrix. “My competitors were fierce, and I learned so much about myself with each challenge. I really am a fearless cook!”
Tune in to Food Network’s “Clash of the Grandmas” on Sunday at 10 p.m. to see if Hendrix wins the coveted prize and follow her on social media on Instagram @collardgreenscaviar, Twitter @collardscaviar @vhend, and on Facebook at Collard Greens and Caviar.