The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora is a web series starring celebrity chef Cat Cora and the Muppets that debuted online on September 13, 2010.
The series was co-written by Craig Shemin and Elise Allen, and was said to feature topics like "Food You Can Eat with Your Hands Night" and "Food That Gets Caught in a Mustache Night," as promoted at the D23 Expo in 2009. The show features new Muppet Chef Angelo.
"Hasty Tasty Cooking Tips with Cat Cora & the Muppets," another show featuring leaner episodes, both in length and cast, airs on the same channel, as well as on Family.com. Hosts Cat Cora, Angelo and Pepe star, while a chicken appears sporadically.
Throughout the series the Muppets constantly make references to how Cat coincidentally already has everything they want to make on the show previously made, calling it "the magic of the Internet."
In 2011, The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora was nominated for a Webby Award in the Online Film & Video category for "Comedy: Long form or series". The program used to be sponsored by the Got Milk? advertising campaign and by Honda.
The working title for the show was "Cooking with Cat Cora". The series was originally conceived years before as "Fozzie's Kitchen," and was later called "Cooking with Cat Cora" during production.The Spanish dub on the show on Disney Latino is known as Cocinando con Los Muppets.
|Birthday Cat-astrophy||While Cat remains locked in the pantry, Fozzie, Gonzo and Angelo prepare some watermelon gazpacho and mini red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting for her birthday surprise. Gonzo crash-lands on a squash, a cheese and a Fish, Fozzie attempts to record a birthday message with Miss Piggy and Foo-Foo, in lieu of confetti, Cat gets a serving of spaghetti on her head, and Pepe signs off the episode.|
|Breakfast Isn't Just For Breakfast Anymore||Much to the chagrin of the Early Bird, Angelo calls Cat into the kitchen at three in the morning to make a breakfast smoothie and pancakes. Meanwhile, Bear on Patrol Fozzie shows an elderly woman a vegetable line-up in Special Produce Unit. Gonzo briefly appears, The Swedish Chef makes a cameo, Cat lays her sleepy head in dough, and Pepe signs off the episode once more.|
|Game Day||Today, Cat and Angelo prepare a California 7-layer dip and a cheesesteak sami with provolone sauce for the "Muppets Y Games," that include a cheerful audience of chickens, penguins, rats, Frackles and Animal, while Reporter Kermit reports for Muppet Sports. Rowlf makes a small cameo as part of the opening ceremonies, Cat get pie in her face, and Pepe signs off the episode yet again.|
|Movie Night||It's Muppet Movie Night, and Cat shows Angelo and a hungry rat how to make maple trail mix popcorn and hot dogs with a Greek flair. Gonzo shows a movie preview for the movie Frankfurterstein starring Bunsen, Beaker and a frankfurter, gone bad, "coming to a kitchen near you." Miss Piggy makes an entrance just in time for some "product testing", and Pepe signs off the episode.|
|World's Biggest Sandwich||
Angelo hears that Cat is making a Big Sandwich Show, and decides to make the world's biggest sandwich. Cat reveals that she technically planned a big show about the smallest sandwich in the world, her pinwheel hummus veggie wraps. They also make mini Greek burgers. Meanwhile, the building of the big sandwich continues, with a penguin and some rats supervising. In the end, the sandwich collapses, but Cat mentions that there is a world record for the world's biggest sushi roll. Angelo thinks that this a brilliant idea, and Pepe signs off the episode.
The Newsman appears in a Muppet News Flash segment, and Beauregard and Yolanda make speaking cameo appearances as well, while Bubba appears silently in the background. The episode spoofs The Towering Inferno.
Cat tells Angelo that she is going to make "Pigs in a Blanket," but Angelo assumes that this means she wants to have pigs in sleeping bags. He brings Andy and Randy Pig over for a slumber party, and they end up making a spicy party snack mix and chili. Pepe signs off the episode.
Hasty Tasty Cooking Tips with Cat Cora & the Muppets
|Dough-Re-Mi||Angelo and Cat share quick cookie tips, while Pepe hosts.|
|Eggs-traordinary Wraps||Angelo and Cat wrap up eggs in a jiffy, while Pepe hosts.|
|The Really Cheesy Episode||Angelo and Cat whip up some cheese sauce, while Pepe hosts.|
|Chicken: The Dredge Report||Angelo and Cat make crispy baked chicken, as a chicken protests and Pepe hosts.|
|Chicken Ins and Outs||Angelo and Cat show you new ways with chicken, while Pepe hosts. A chicken briefly appears.|
|Herb — The 'H' is Silent||Angelo and Cat show how to zip up your cooking with herbs, while Pepe hosts.|
|Frozen Fruit Fun||Angelo and Cat freeze up banana pops, while Pepe hosts, alongside his "Cat Cora action figure."|