The Drew Barrymore show has become a new favorite in daytime talk shows since it first premiered. The 50 First Dates actress has successfully moved from Hollywood star in films like Charlie's Angels alongside Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz to someone who can easily hold court with celebrity guests just the same as giants like Oprah Winfrey and Jimmy Fallon in late shows such as SNL.
The former child star has had all sorts of recipes on her daytime show on CBS alongside the human-interest stories and interviews the talk show host has become so good at. The TV show format lends itself well to having some recipes featured, which wouldn't work as well on a late-night show like the one David Letterman used to host, or something like Saturday Night Live. During the pandemic, Drew's News has lived comfortably next to recipe segments featuring guests or even recipes inspired by TikTok.
While you can't catch her show on Netflix, CBS Media Ventures distributes the program to local stations, meaning it's pretty easy to catch an episode, even outside of New York City or Los Angeles. Now that a second season has been ordered, we wanted to take a look back at some of our favorite recipes from The Drew Barrymore Show, and not just reflect on celebrity guests like Demi Lovato, former co-star Adam Sandler, Sara Gilbert, and so many more. Let's take a look.
1. Creamsicle Cashew Cheesecake
On an episode featuring Seth Meyers and Gayle King, Drew had Danny Seo stand in to help her make this no-bake vegan cheesecake. See the recipe.
2. Vegan Spinach Grilled Cheese
On the same episode where the executive producer's ex-husband Tom Green was a guest, vegan cook Tabitha Brown showed Drew how to make this dish.
3. Chef Alvin Cailan's Good Burger with Ed's Secret Sauce
This recipe was made in honor of Drew hosting a Good Burger movie night with Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell! Talk about a high school flashback.
4. California Tartine
This seems to be one of Drew's own recipes! Check it out here.
5. Jerk-Flavor Crab Cakes
Just when we thought crab cakes couldn't get better, Chef Roshara Sanders taught Drew how to make this recipe.
6. Roy Choi's Sweet Chili Short Rib Quesadilla
You had us at quesadilla. And there are sweet chili short ribs in this too? See this amazing recipe.
7. Green Beans with Black Bean Sauce
This recipe sounds simple enough, but we'll never pass up an opportunity to dress up green beans a little bit.
8. Jalapeño Margarita
We never said these would be just food recipes! Learn how to make this spicy alcoholic drink.
9. Chef Pilar Valdes' Brie and Apple Grilled Cheese
Grilled cheese is one of those super versatile sandwiches, but we've gotta say, this fancier version looks beyond amazing. See the recipe.
10. Chef Giada De Laurentiis' Cacio E Pepe with Pancetta and Arugula
This pasta with pecorino and parmesan cheese is a sight to behold. Learn how to make it here.