Not everyone can cook… or cook well. But some of your favorite celebrities actually can. From Kelis to Patti LaBelle, below check out 9 celebrities who can cook and do it well.
A graduate, of the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, the “Milkshake” singer is actually a certified chef, who in addition to singing and songwriting owns a sauce line called Bounty & Full. Kelis, who also owns a farm, has authored a cookbook titled My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around the World (2015). “I’ve been cooking all of my life. I think as we get older we start to focus on what brings us joy. Cooking has always been at the top of my list,” Kelis told Ebony magazine in 2015.
Actress and comedian Mo’Nique has been on a healthier living journey for a while now. She frequently shares her work out routines and recipes that she comes up with via social media. Mo’Nique typically shares her recipes with plant-based meals. However, from time to time, she does incorporate some dairy into her meals.
It’s no secret that media mogul Oprah Winfrey knows her way around the kitchen. She also has a huge garden that she plants plenty of fruit and vegetables in, as well as use them for meals. Winfrey also has her own frozen food brand entitled O That’s Good that carries everything from frozen pizza to mashed potatoes to soup. When Winfrey isn’t busy producing television shows or documentaries, she’s hosting huge dinner parties for her loved ones and a plethora of celebrity friends.
R&B singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton knows her way around the kitchen. Braxton often shares videos of herself cooking with her friends in her Instagram stories as well as on Instagram Live. The “Love and War” singer even appeared on a 2015 episode of The Real and hosted “Tamar’s Cooking School,” where she taught her former co-hosts how to make her “world-famous spaghetti.”
5. Snoop Dogg
Hip-hop’s favorite Uncle, Snoop Dogg can cook well. The “Murder Was the Case” rapper currently has a cooking television show with Martha Stewart called Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party. The show airs on VH1 and features both Snoop and Stewart putting their personal spin on themed meals.
6. Ayesha Curry
Ayesha Curry is known for being a good cook. She currently hosts her own cooking show entitled Ayesha’s Homemade on the Food Network. Curry is also the author of a cookbook, The Seasoned Life, which was published in 2016. Curry has also been a host of the Great American Baking Show as well as the American version of the Great British Bake Off on ABC. She also even has her own line of pots and pans.
7. Chrissy Tiegen
Model Chrissy Tiegen is in the kitchen cooking when she’s not modeling or making her Twitter followers laugh hysterically. In 2013, she was featured on a cooking special on the Cooking Channel titled Chrissy Teigen’s Hungry, which was centered around her wedding menu tasting with then-fiancé John Legend. Tiegen also had another show on the Cooking Channel titled Cookies and Cocktails.
8. Patti LaBelle
It’s no secret that Patti LaBelle can cook. Years ago, she debuted her popular sweet potato pies at Walmart, which went viral. The “If You Only Knew” singer’s pie company called Patti’s Good Life also offers fruit cobblers (peach and various other berries) that are also available for purchase at Walmart. In 2019, LaBelle introduced her new frozen soul food line that includes traditional soul food dishes such as mac-n-cheese, collard greens, and chicken and biscuits.