Chrissy Teigen’s Mom Shares Details on Her Go-To Family Recipes

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Grab your notepads, ladies and gents. Pepper Thai (Chrissy Teigen’s mom) is dropping exclusive details about the family’s go-to recipes.

Pepper recently sat down for an interview with PureWow, where she shared insight about her favorite meals to cook. Although she has a plethora of flavorful dishes, her typical menu consists of crowd-pleasing comfort foods, since she currently lives with her daughter’s family. (This includes Teigen, husband John Legend and their two children, 4-year-old Luna and 2-year-old Miles.)

“I usually do Asian-Thai foods for me,” she told PureWow. “But with the family, I always think about the children.”

Pepper also dished on the recipe she’s been making for years (per Teigen’s request): scalloped potatoes. “There are so many recipes I cook for the family, like Chrissy’s favorite is scalloped potatoes,” she explained. “We always make pot pies and then, of course, finger foods for the children.”

While discussing her passion for cooking, Pepper revealed that Luna is already following in her footsteps as a sous-chef-in-training. “Especially Luna now, she’s learning how to cook so many things and helping in the kitchen—like mash garlic,” she said. “I think she’s going to be great one day.”

Pepper is currently partnered with Ajinomoto for the “Know MSG” campaign, which is designed to raise awareness about the flavor enhancer. “I’m so excited and so happy to be involved,” she said. “The campaign is supposed to help educate more people about MSG and its benefits.”

BRB, adding scalloped potatoes to this week’s menu.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...