Chef Anthony shows us how to make a sweet bread

Chef Anthony joins us in Studio K to teach us how to make a loaf of basic sweet bread. You can use it to make pretzels and more. Want to make this bread? Here’s what you’ll need:


Mix first:

  • 2 packages of yeast
  • 2 and 1/2 cups of warm water
  • 2 and 1/2 tsp of salt

Then add:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup of sugar
  • 3/4 cup of oil (must be oil)
  • 8 and 1/2 cups of flour

The PHS Culinary Dragons are selling bread! For $8 you can buy the following types of bread: Cinnamon swirl, Strawberry creme cheese swirl, Brown sugar cinnamon, Cinnamon apple, Beignets, and sweet bread. For $2 more you can make the bread(s) of your choice gluten-free! You can pay with cash or check and they accept Venmo as well! Below is the QR code to order some bread:


How to safely fry a turkey this holiday season

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The holiday season is right around the corner and this year you might to try frying it. However, there are safety precautions that you must take before you can do it. One of those things is dethawing your entire turkey. This process can take a while so starting it now is very important so that you don’t have the fire department at your house due to a fire. Our very own Janna Hautala met up with Chef Anthony and Pittsburg’s newest Fire Chief, Taylor Cerne, to talk about how to properly fry a turkey and show what could go wrong.


Chef Anthony and making art out of sugar

Yes — we know that it’s not Thursday. However, Chef Anthony had to come with a special guest today to show us how to make sugar sculptures. From roses to starfish and coral there isn’t anything that she can’t make! Chef Anthony tells us that she’ll be demonstrating her sugar art-making skills to his students.

Other Chef Anthony segments:

Chef Anthony makes frosting, teaches how to decorate cakes


A canned food drive and delicious meal made with canned food

It’s Thursday and that means Chef Anthony steps into Studio K to cook another delicious meal. However, before he gets to cooking — he sent out Pittsburg High School’s wrestling coach and a student representing PHS’s canned food drive. Starting Friday, November 4th, and going until the 18th — the STUCO of Pittsburg High School is hosting a competition and the winner of it gets a rather delicious prize! Want to participate? During the last three days of the drive, the community can do a donation drop-off before and after school.



Chef Anthony makes frosting, teaches how to decorate cakes

The holidays are here and Chef Anthony teaches us how to make some delicious buttercream frosting. He also teaches us how to decorate the cakes that were made last week. If you want to find that recipe, scroll down and click the link below! Here’s what you need for the frosting:

  • Stick of room temperature butter
  • Powdered sugar



Last week’s segment:

Chef Anthony talks pies and makes a cake


Chef Anthony talks pies and makes a cake

Chef Anthony Fischer stops by to talk pies and make pineapple upside-down cake with KOAM’s Tawnya Bach. If you’re looking for some tasty pies…and don’t have the time to whip one up on your own…Chef Anthony point us to some delicious pre-made pies you can find at Martinous produce.

Then Chef Anthony got down to the business of better cake baking, specifically pineapple upside-down cake. As always, this is a Chef Anthony variation and you know what that means: super easy and inexpensive. Here’s all you need to know:

  • 1 box yellow or white cake mix (15 oz.)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • I half tsp. salt
  • 3 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 and one-third cup of water or milk (room temperature)
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sour cream (or a 250g. carton, room temperature)
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Here’s more articles from the Chef Anthony Test Kitchen:

Chef Anthony Fischer is the culinary instructor at Pittsburg High School.


Chef Anthony prepares a roast pork roulade

Chef Anthony Fischer drops by KOAM Morning News to prepare an alternative to turkey for Thanksgiving: a roast pork roulade. As fans of Chef Anthony know he takes what might seem like a complicated recipe and makes it easy. A roulade can be savory or sweet, but for this roast pork roulade, Chef Anthony goes all in on the savory with ingredients such as a three cheese blend and an assortment of peppers. He revisits a technique he introduced last week — trussing — and we’ve provided a link for how to truss here: Chef Anthony teaches us how to truss a roast.

We’ve posted the complete interview so everything you need to know about this delicious roast pork roulade is included. Bon appetite!

Chef Anthony Fischer is the culinary instructor at the Pittsburg High School.

Past interviews with Chef Anthony:


Chef Anthony teaches us how to truss a roast

Chef Anthony swings by the Chef Anthony test kitchen and teaches us how to truss a roast! Not only did he teach us how to truss a roast — Chef Anthony shared his experience cooking for over 300 people for the Garth Brooks concert.


Chef Anthony calls in the reinforcements to make ratatouille

Chef Anthony Fischer from the Pittsburg High School always has something special for viewers of the KOAM Morning Show and today was no exception. Not only did the day feature an amazing ratatouille recipe, but he called in reinforcements to give him a hand: a couple of ratatouille experts from the Culinary Dragons at PHS. Don’t let the reinforcements fool you – this is another Chef Anthony recipe that means easy and delicious. Here’s what you’ll need to make this dish at home:

  • 2 Eggplants
  • 6 Roma tomatoes
  • 2 Yellow squashes
  • 2 Zucchinis

And to make the sauce:

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Diced onion
  • 4 Cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 Red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 28 oz. Can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh basil, from 8 to 10 leaves

And don’t forget to add some herb seasonings:

  • 2 Tbs. Chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tsp. Fresh thyme
  • 4 Tbs. olive oil

If at any point you need the assistance of a profession chef or some ratatouille specialists, just take a look at the complete Chef Anthony segment and you will be on your way…bon appetit!

Chef Anthony Fischer is the culinary instructor at Pittsburg High School.

Here’s more segments from Chef Anthony on KOAM Morning Show: