8 D.I.Y. Junk Food Guilty Pleasures

We asked a few food world bigwigs to share their food vices with us and then decided to make some of the stuff ourselves
Arthur Bovino


Each week the editorial team tackles a new ingredient or theme with one goal in mind: creating easy and delicious recipes. This week: Guilty Pleasures

The Daily Meal decided to ask a handful of celebrities about their secret food vices/guilty pleasures, and, after hearing them, thought it would be fun to try making them ourselves. You can check back here soon for the full roundup of vices, but, in the meantime, try your hand at some of these recipes below and let us know what your guilty pleasures are. 


Bacon Cheeseburger

I grew up in Kansas and, like any good meat-loving Midwestern gal...  

— Alexis Anderson




Pan Con Tomate

This dish was inspired by cookbook author Paula Wolfert...

— Molly Aronica



How to Make Bacon

You could write a book on this. Hasn't someone? ... 

— Arthur Bovino



Chunky Guacamole

I love guacamole. I am of the spicy and garlicky crowd...

— Allison Beck




Boudin Kolaches

Unless you're from Texas, chances are you've never heard of kolaches... 

— Maryse Chevriere




Chili Fries

This is actually a great way to use leftover chili, and the best part is that you get to make exactly the type of fries that you love...

Valaer Murray



Sweet Tea

Sweet tea can be as simple or as complicated as you like...

Nicole Campoy-Leffler




Chicken Tenders

I was thrilled to discover that making them gluten-free actually improved the crispness...

Jess Kapadia