FROM Greg Poehler
‘Welcome to Sweden’ NBC’s Welcome to Sweden is something of an unlikely comedy. The summer series features big Swedish stars like Lena Olin and uses subtitles. Kim Masters talks to the show’s creator Greg Poehler , who is also its star. His older sister Amy is an executive producer on the series. Growing up, Greg Poehler watched his sister toiling as she tried to break into show business. He went a more conservative route — to law school. Then he fell in love and moved to Sweden, an adventure is the premise of his show. Poehler plays a former celebrity accountant whose old clients keep popping up and disrupting his new life plans. Among them? Aubrey Plaza, Will Ferrell and, yes, Amy Poehler.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
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