PBS and Me

Marc Matsumoto

Hi! I'm Marc, and I want to teach you some basic techniques while giving you the confidence and inspiration to cook without recipes too!

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Food has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember, but I’ve also been a fan of the programming on PBS for almost as long. As a kid, shows like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood taught me how to count in Spanish and share with friends. Bob Ross made me

PBS and Me

Food has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember, but I've also been a fan of the programming on PBS for almost as long. As a kid, shows like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood taught me how to count in Spanish and share with friends. Bob Ross made me want an afro at a very young age, and taught me that every painting needs "happy little trees".

Still, it was people like Martin Yan and Jacques Pepin that took me away to distant lands through their food and fueled an inclination towards food and travel. It's probably been 25 years since I last saw an episode of Sesame Street, but things have come full circle, and I am now writing for PBS's new food blog called Fresh Tastes.

PBS and Me

So far I've written about one of my favorite summertime noodle salad dishes, and a great way to use up stale bread. Head over to Fresh Tastes, and keep checking back for a new post each week!

PBS and Me

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