But she’s so bubbly and sparkly and effervescent and carbonated that it’s no wonder that she’s amassed such a loyal foodie following. Despite being a mega-star, Lisa agreed to a no-holds-barred interview… Jack-Sh*t-style!
Jack: Julia Child once said “The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon appétit.” Do you have something equally cool to say about cooking?
Lisa: Definitely not.
Jack: I read somewhere that you originally named your site Hungry Girl because you were born in Hungary? What’s it like being Hungarian?
Lisa: I was born in Brooklyn... But so many people misspell Hungry as Hungary and now I know why. They assumed it was my birth city.
Jack: Have you ever had a Hungry-Man frozen dinner?
Lisa: Oh god yes! As a child I lived for the 3 piece fried chicken dinner. I LOVED when the apple pie goo leaked into the mashed potatoes.
Jack: What is Salisbury steak anyway?
Lisa: I always wondered that myself. I think it's just a "dinner" hamburger.
Jack: What’s your favorite condiment?
Lisa: Ketchup. Good old ketchup! Close second and third salsa and mustard...
Jack: Hmmmm, I’ve never tried salsa and mustard. Would you rather live without sugar or salt?
Jack: Riddle break: You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you just eat?
Lisa: Corn. Or I did a really bad job with a frozen dinner...
Jack: If you accidentally ate your own tongue, what do you think it’d taste like?
Jack: I heard that you once waited over an hour to meet Jack Sh*t.
Lisa: That is a rumor.
Jack: What do you do when an endangered animal eats endangered plants?
Jack: Tell me your deepest, darkest secret… something you’ve never told even your closest friend.
Lisa: I once at an entire can of Reddi-Wip.
Jack: Do you ever get intimidated by the “Cooking with Jack” segments I do on my blog?
Lisa: Define “intimidated”. They scare me, but not sure it's the same thing...
Jack: What’s the best thing about being Hungry Girl?
Lisa: I get to eat food and taste things all day. Close second? Interviews like this one...
Jack: Do you ever have the urge to slap Rachel Ray when you’re on her show?
Lisa: No but I feel sure she would have the urge to slap you because you spelled her name wrong.
Jack: That was a test... by the way, what’s new with your TV show?
Lisa: The set is BRAND NEW! And this season is more action-packed and recipe-loaded!
Jack: Don’t you need a funny assistant?
Lisa: Yes. Know anyone funny?
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