Brad Makes Sourdough Pizzelle Cookies | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

  • Published on Aug 9, 2018
  • Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone is back for episode 36 of “It’s Alive” and this time he’s making chocolate pizzelle cookies with sourdough starter. Perfect with some ice cream, in affogato, or just to snack on, join Brad as he tries to gets his pizzelle rhythm going while facing off against his beloved garage sale cookie iron.

    Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more. From cultured butter and kombucha, to kimchi and miso, to beer and tepache, learn how to make fermented and live foods yourself.
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Comments • 3 735

  • Josh S
    Josh S 15 hours ago

    they pam'ed out

  • Bobby
    Bobby 22 hours ago +1

    Judy needed it

  • Josie's Journey
    Josie's Journey Day ago

    Try a measured scoop... no spillage, no wastage.

  • Josie's Journey
    Josie's Journey Day ago

    Where is your morher?! Didn't she tell you - NEVER Pam next to an open flame! Ug. This is what happens when you leave children unattended in the kitchen.

  • Kristi Talk
    Kristi Talk 2 days ago

    Mispronunciations with an Italian accent, hilarious!!! :D Pizzelle is Italian, so think pizza when saying it.

  • Golden Hardt
    Golden Hardt 2 days ago

    Who’s editing this? They need a raise

  • TheAmericanIdol
    TheAmericanIdol 2 days ago

    I have the biggest crush on Brad Leone, I admit it. You caught me!

  • mathshop24
    mathshop24 4 days ago

    Brad pronouncing Pizzelle wrong coupled with his over the top Italian accent had me laughing so hard.

  • Loni D.
    Loni D. 4 days ago

    Please make sour dough Belgium waffles!

  • Sapphire
    Sapphire 5 days ago

    Brad and Christopher Meloni have similar energy

  • ggreyshade
    ggreyshade 6 days ago

    claire saved the day!!! love claire!! and brad!!!!!!

  • K KLKP
    K KLKP 7 days ago

    How does one enter the pastry universe? Sounds like heaven.

  • S A
    S A 7 days ago

    6:58 who's the sucker now...

  • Sarah Saud
    Sarah Saud 8 days ago

    He has the same energy as marshall from HIMYM

  • Haibar Zair
    Haibar Zair 8 days ago +1

    Claire = Italian grandmother? 😂

  • Livvy Gilder
    Livvy Gilder 10 days ago

    Drink every time he says PAM

  • tribekat
    tribekat 10 days ago

    perfect garbage.

  • ketmateo
    ketmateo 11 days ago

    "I fail at something everyday." Thank you! Open honesty isn't common enough!

  • Jordan Coronado
    Jordan Coronado 12 days ago

    Be careful Brad that aluminum might give you autism

  • T Morgan
    T Morgan 12 days ago

    Funny as hell ! The one thing I did learn from this video was to go the store if I want Pizzelles.

  • popvibes
    popvibes 12 days ago +1

    Is Brad an Aries? Because I feel like he’s an Aries.

  • Cazadoo nske
    Cazadoo nske 13 days ago +1

    I'm laid in bed in the U.K. with a broken foot laughing so much at Brads videos 😂

  • Edin Kuduzovic
    Edin Kuduzovic 13 days ago

    Edit it out

  • Edin Kuduzovic
    Edin Kuduzovic 13 days ago

    Hold on, all you're going to do is cook it right?

  • Edin Kuduzovic
    Edin Kuduzovic 13 days ago


  • Như Phương
    Như Phương 13 days ago

    Claire is always the savior!

  • Evita
    Evita 14 days ago +1

    Props to the editor 👏👏

  • Loveeby Amore
    Loveeby Amore 14 days ago

    Molly Baz, YOU get it!

  • Luis Diaz
    Luis Diaz 15 days ago

    10:32 Damn. Alex Lau can fling his banana at me any day lmao.

  • Raccoon Boi
    Raccoon Boi 15 days ago

    Where do you find a cup that can spell flour?

  • Cecile Desprez
    Cecile Desprez 15 days ago

    Luke danes

  • daleTron casablancas
    daleTron casablancas 16 days ago

    Vinny bo binny

  • Hannah
    Hannah 16 days ago +3

    vinny's so lucky, getting paid to hang out with a big, goofy, enthusiastic man who just wants to feed him 😭💕

  • Samantha Gosnell
    Samantha Gosnell 18 days ago +1

    4:13 yes that is my feelings about white chocolate as well

  • Natia Gagadze
    Natia Gagadze 18 days ago

    1 cup flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 and 1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 cup cocoa.
    8 tpsb butter
    2 eggs2 yolks
    1 cup sugar
    1 tbsp vanilla paste

  • Justus Attanasio
    Justus Attanasio 18 days ago

    Seeing him without his hat was upsetting

  • Justus Attanasio
    Justus Attanasio 18 days ago

    Such armpit

  • Fritz Jackson
    Fritz Jackson 18 days ago

    17:21 "What are they selling?"

  • Fritz Jackson
    Fritz Jackson 18 days ago

    Reminds me of making waffle cones

  • Marina Montalto
    Marina Montalto 19 days ago

    my mom used to make ice cream sandwiches with pizzelle cookies and she would put vanilla ice cream and nutella on the inside

  • somer seth
    somer seth 19 days ago +8

    *a wild Lau appears*
    Idk why but when he threw that banana at Brad, I just laughed out loud. It was SO random 😂

  • T. B.
    T. B. 19 days ago

    Raw organic milk icecream

  • Benjamin P.
    Benjamin P. 19 days ago

    I'm willing to forgive someone for not liking chocolate, but if you proceed to tell me that you like white chocolate then we can't be friends.

  • Joe Hayward
    Joe Hayward 20 days ago

    Hell yeah farmer ground flour!

  • Alex Spear
    Alex Spear 20 days ago

    Molly! You are not alone, my friend! Don't be ashamed of not liking chocolate!

  • krisha shah
    krisha shah 21 day ago +5

    Imagine how much money BA would make if they gave brad and Claire their own show together... their personalities mix so well and it would get so many views 😫

  • sakshi chhajed
    sakshi chhajed 22 days ago +3

    The dough sensed brad's fear😂

  • Kishibe Rohan
    Kishibe Rohan 23 days ago +2

    "You can keep it in the fridge until, I don't know, until it goes bad"

  • afp 71
    afp 71 26 days ago

    He cracks me up!

  • Shannon Criss
    Shannon Criss 27 days ago +1

    Never stop letting brad make videos. He shall make videos FOREVER!!!

  • Cristina F
    Cristina F 27 days ago

    2:50 lmao these edits + Brad’s zaniness 😂

  • John Amidon
    John Amidon 28 days ago

    The guy needs to make lists & refer to them often. Seriously. Get a handle on that ADD. ;)

  • Emerson Hardwick
    Emerson Hardwick 29 days ago

    Is vinnie a real person? Am I vinnie? What’s happening?

  • LiamDaLemon
    LiamDaLemon Month ago

    Bon Appetit you've nailed the RU-clip thing - each of the crew has a totally different style video, and they're all great

  • sam holtzen
    sam holtzen Month ago

    hi i write music please hire me

  • K Smith
    K Smith Month ago

    What? Am I here to amuse you or something? Funny how?

  • Jojifilthy Wavy
    Jojifilthy Wavy Month ago +2

    OMGG seeing brad without his beenie seriously messed me up I was so confused who that was at first 💀💀

  • Grace Elisabeth
    Grace Elisabeth Month ago +6

    I wanna see him and julien do a cooking video together

  • shelby hutto
    shelby hutto Month ago

    Brad is Luke from Gilmore girls

  • Tyler Wood
    Tyler Wood Month ago

    I knew there had to be SOMETHING wrong with Molly. She seemed to "perfect". Now we know!!!!

  • Jessica Boolba
    Jessica Boolba Month ago

    brad literally triggered every puddle pirate coastie with "parata"

  • Connor Morgan
    Connor Morgan Month ago

    Bless the editors. They are freaking hilarious!

  • AlexandraCamille
    AlexandraCamille Month ago

    Are you an Aries, Brad?

  • Su p
    Su p Month ago +3

    Chris morocco, COMPUTER

  • Lizzie
    Lizzie Month ago

    That eye roll tho

  • Gage Schroeder
    Gage Schroeder Month ago +1

    This show gives me such anxiety...

  • Jack George
    Jack George Month ago

    Does Claire just keep a baby offset spatula on her at all times???

  • brainiac1595
    brainiac1595 Month ago

    6:20 that's what she said

  • irdna _
    irdna _ Month ago

    “look vinny” “here’s for you vinny” “take this vinny” why is he trying so hard to impress vinny? :D

  • Lynwood Jackson
    Lynwood Jackson Month ago

    Does Vinnie also edit these videos? The little comments are such a pip and I love it.

  • mistymountains
    mistymountains Month ago +4

    its alive idea: brad does composting!

  • Beth Sontag
    Beth Sontag Month ago

    Mocking the NJ accent?

  • ginny wanna dab
    ginny wanna dab Month ago

    get some deodorant brad!

  • B Osmanov
    B Osmanov Month ago +19

    Brad and Julien Solomitas collab= best thing ever?? They are basically the same personality haha

  • SatuneruKissu
    SatuneruKissu Month ago

    The video title alone is a testament to the legend that this man is. Sour dough cookie!

  • Abby McKnight
    Abby McKnight Month ago +1

    Claire couldn't leave until she secured a pizzelle for herself :)
    I kinda wish I worked in the test kitchen now

  • Randy Karnes
    Randy Karnes Month ago

    What brand of cocoa powder did he have in that big tub?

  • waterbitten
    waterbitten Month ago

    Aluminum.. Brad logic never fails to fail..

  • l t
    l t Month ago

    Brad is so likable 😂💕

  • Alexandra Campos
    Alexandra Campos Month ago

    8:21 Michael Scott The Office Season 1 Episode 1

  • Steves Music
    Steves Music Month ago

    clair rocks. always

  • Lawrence K. Wong
    Lawrence K. Wong Month ago

    Molly rolling her eyes.. hahaha.. lmao.. and Brad say, ahh, nobody's perfect..

  • Kamilia Hernandez
    Kamilia Hernandez Month ago

    did he really just throw 2 egg whites in the garbage? like.. not even the compost... the garbage??? wtf

  • Sourav
    Sourav Month ago

    Am I the only one who mostly watches Brad's Video for the funny edits?

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  • M
    M Month ago

    He looks like a guy who helped me at Home Depot once.

  • Irene
    Irene Month ago

    When the iron is hot you can toast bread between it to test it! It works perfectly and you waste less batter.

  • heyitskristie
    heyitskristie Month ago

    4:26 I initially heard this as "It's going to get real battery here" and thought to myself, wow...this is an aggressive recipe.

  • Gamer Therapy
    Gamer Therapy Month ago

    I feel like I could have a really good conversation with Brad since we both kind of communicate in gestures and short, expressive statements when excited about something.

  • I want AllTheDogs
    I want AllTheDogs Month ago

    Get you someone that treats you like Brad treats Vinnie.

  • Luke Cieniawski
    Luke Cieniawski Month ago

    Love those edits

  • Knockout Artist
    Knockout Artist Month ago +2

    2:48: he meant the compost bin. Shame shame. :)

  • xTruexProdigyx
    xTruexProdigyx Month ago

    Molly is total Wifey material. I'm allergic to chocolate and I've never heard a woman says she dislikes chocolate! We would be a perfect match. Have my chocolate free, brown babies 😍.

  • Elizacoco
    Elizacoco Month ago

    Chris Morocco: Computer LMAO

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    lailinshale Month ago


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  • Annina Lorenzo
    Annina Lorenzo Month ago

    i hope you composted those eggs brad :(

  • Adrianna Miller
    Adrianna Miller Month ago

    Looks delicious! And I agree- an affogato is the best application for a shot of espresso!

  • Zwordsman
    Zwordsman Month ago +18

    I'm glad things pammed out for you in the end Brad.

  • G T
    G T Month ago

    brad needs his dayli dosis of claire

  • Yossi Cohen
    Yossi Cohen Month ago

    as it happens to be I am high right now and you are a 100% correct