Chris Makes Meatballs | From the Home Kitchen | Bon Appétit

Join Chris Morocco back in his home kitchen as he makes weeknight meatballs. We stripped meatballs down to the most essential elements, creating a recipe that is easy enough for a postwork dinner. Making larger meatballs means they actually have time to properly brown in the oven without overcooking.
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  1. Ken Muse

    Ken Muse19 minutes ago

    Yippee! I am SO HAPPY to see Chris Morocco back again on BA!!! Sure, quarantine (and everything else) has made him (and us) flustered and frazzled, but that's par for the course. Hang in there, Chris, we love you!!!

  2. lanadiedformysins

    lanadiedformysins41 minute ago

    Imagine setting this example for ur kids lol

  3. J

    JHour ago

    Is grating parm that much of a hassle? I'd rather wash my grater than blender.

  4. AustinN

    AustinNHour ago

    There is so much wrong with this video. so beyond disappointed with Condé Naste and Bon Appetit.

  5. Andrew Eliot

    Andrew Eliot3 hours ago

    Hey Chris, do you still maintain that Sohla was lying that you said you didn't like how quickly she moved up (despite still earning less than nearly all her peers)? Or were you lying when you disputed it?

  6. Jrome Gaming

    Jrome Gaming3 hours ago

    this video should be called how to cook smarter and not harder

  7. Taylor G

    Taylor G4 hours ago

    diversity was never an issue for's the total lack of talent in front of the camera... BA finally hires an actual chef and they make him 'global brand whatever'

  8. Jordan Ackerman

    Jordan Ackerman10 hours ago

    I don’t fault them for staying if changes were made, but I feel like conflict resolution 101 is that you have to just discuss what happened and what the outcomes were so we can all move past it. I think the authenticity is gone because there’s quite a large herd of elephants in the room.

  9. mattiboi09

    mattiboi0911 hours ago

    I’ve honestly watched this 3x cause I’m so confused. Like, this feels like a parody of what people think this would be. But, it’s reality...... 😳

  10. Ananya Bose

    Ananya Bose11 hours ago

    Yeah, the awkwardness is real. 🙂

  11. Emma

    Emma12 hours ago

    does anyone know who stayed and who left ?????

  12. VivoEnChicago

    VivoEnChicago12 hours ago

    I like Chris, that being said the company just glossing over the past issues like everything is fixed is disappointing. I will never fault a person for continuing to put food on the table for his own, with that being said BA is dead to me. You had an opportunity to take responsibility and face the issues head on and missed... badly.

  13. fulltiltphil D

    fulltiltphil D12 hours ago

    Great job Chris! I learned something new!

  14. MasterWilliam770

    MasterWilliam77016 hours ago


  15. Monsieur Tyrell

    Monsieur Tyrell17 hours ago

    if you think i'm staying for any reason other than cftbatk you would be very wrong.

  16. Matt Eveans

    Matt Eveans19 hours ago

    nice to see Bon Apppetit back again - thanks!

  17. Victoria Jimenez

    Victoria Jimenez20 hours ago

    I really am glad he did decided to stay

  18. sheila coll

    sheila coll22 hours ago

    “And Chris Morocco [the director of the Test Kitchen] directly told me he didn’t like how quickly I moved up, so he wanted to make sure this person would never be allowed to develop recipes.” As she puts it, management didn’t want another “Sohla problem.” - Vulture, Going Sohla

  19. Erroll Leggo

    Erroll Leggo22 hours ago

    It's nice to have BA back posting vids. I missed it.

  20. Erroll Leggo

    Erroll Leggo23 hours ago

    Why are you people down voting? Did you watch his explanation? Hate never makes anything better.

  21. L T

    L T23 hours ago

    Ridiculous BLM ruined all that’s good this year. Not sure how there’s still a white guy standing but congrats chris!

  22. Nico Ibarra

    Nico Ibarra23 hours ago

    Something’s off and it’s not the meatballs

  23. Rama Hiba

    Rama HibaDay ago

    Shame >:(

  24. Rama Hiba

    Rama HibaDay ago

    You are bad and you should feel bad

  25. Mykasan

    MykasanDay ago

    I feel GUILTY to watch this so I'm going to avoid this channel. I didn't even know the channel has started to post again. I'm not sub since you don't pay your employee equally.

  26. Michael Thatcher

    Michael ThatcherDay ago

    Chris is not the problem BA is

  27. andrewrocks10

    andrewrocks10Day ago

    Um gurl...,..

  28. Michelle Meyer

    Michelle MeyerDay ago

    Miss everyone......😢

  29. TheH0nestLiar

    TheH0nestLiarDay ago

    Nice kitchen Chris. A shame you guys couldn't had paid your POC staff a decent salary so that they didn't have to cook out of the small footprint that they had.

  30. onukoll

    onukollDay ago

    The energy has been... like there is a dead body on the floor.

  31. Roan Florez

    Roan FlorezDay ago

    Great! Just the recipe I was searching for- ugly, burnt meatballs sprinkled with an abundance of corporate shilling, freshly grated white supremacy and undeserved privilege that pairs quite nicely with a complete lack of remorse or accountability.

  32. Kyle Simmons

    Kyle SimmonsDay ago

    8:35 Yes it makes sense. By incorporating the meat slowly to the bread crumbs rather than all at once you create a more homogeneous mixture.

  33. Matthew Snyder

    Matthew Snyder2 days ago

    Beethoven had his critics too, mate. See if you can name three of 'em. Two sides to every story. This one seems tilted against him. Keep on keepin' on, Chris.

  34. Craig Johnson

    Craig Johnson2 days ago

    They wouldn’t pay the people who helped build this channel and then hired a few well known chefs and I’m sure gave them a bunch of money for the rebrand

  35. Alys Williams

    Alys Williams2 days ago

    Good to see you again Chris. Really good,

  36. dbreardon

    dbreardon2 days ago

    Glad BA is back! I see many here complaining but never explaining what they expect BA to do. Get over it. BA has indicated there was an issue. They appear to have made an effort to rectify the issue. And Sohla is not coming back. She quit. And BA is not going to rehire her back at any price....nor should they.

  37. givememore4free

    givememore4freeDay ago

    This whole thing is Sohla's fault. We would be enjoying BA right now if she didn't do that stupid tweet. She could have gone easily to human resources and said being on camera is not in my job description. No one put a gun to her head and said you have to be on camera.

  38. J H

    J H2 days ago

    Why is Chris not self immolating? He and the rest of the white staff should have flogged themselves publicly for allowing their colleagues to have worked for less pay. He should have asked all of his non white colleagues what they made, I'm sure that would be completely comfortable and normal workplace conversation. At the end of the day its the responsibility of white workers to ask what their non white coworkers make and then advocate for their employers to pay them more.. I mean them less... I mean coworkers more and them less. How dare Andy.... oh wait... I mean he's white too right?

  39. Stevey Pizza

    Stevey Pizza2 days ago

    chris has nuts of steel acting like he wasn't a huge part of the problem

  40. givememore4free

    givememore4freeDay ago

    Are you trying to tell me that Sohla is an angel in this and she didn't say Brad is a dumb white guy?

  41. A. K.

    A. K.2 days ago

    I'm out. You won't even address the obvious.

  42. madock345

    madock3452 days ago

    I'm so happy you guys are back!

  43. Shant Krichelian

    Shant Krichelian2 days ago

    Disgusting and cringy

  44. Monsieur Mooseheart

    Monsieur Mooseheart2 days ago

    For some people there is no making amends, no adequate way to apologise and set things straight. Some people are only satisfied once they see people, however repentant, go down. Personally, I enjoy the new episodes and crew! And, judging by the like ratio, so does the majority of folks around here. Dont't let all the bad faith in the comment section ruin it for you. Much love.

  45. maev _

    maev _2 days ago

    uhh anyways, imma go back to watching stumped sohla

  46. Noah On 5G

    Noah On 5G2 days ago

    I think it kind of goes without saying, but the magic is gone.

  47. Ninzie

    Ninzie2 days ago

    This just doesnt feel the same, it feels so u comfortable to watch. It would have been nice if he had just talked to us and cleared the polluted air around him. I dont think ill be watching this any longer.

  48. sparklecakebabies

    sparklecakebabies2 days ago

    crypt keeper Chris Morocco!

  49. Jose Alfonso

    Jose Alfonso2 days ago

    Where's his broom? Cause he's SWEEPING EVERYTHING UNDER THE RUG.

  50. A. A. S.

    A. A. S.2 days ago

    How does he not get his shirt dirty? if i so much as look at a pot of sauce next thing you know i'm covered in it.

  51. Poot

    Poot2 days ago

    We’re the meatballs paid for this?

  52. Tyler Cohen

    Tyler Cohen2 days ago

    Your balls are burned, Chris

  53. Samantha Connelly

    Samantha Connelly2 days ago

    I don't care if you still want to be a part of the conversation and rant about parm. We don't want to hear you right now. Take a step back.

  54. P A

    P A2 days ago

    Too many brown people for Chris.

  55. Jessica

    Jessica2 days ago

    Wow, well done not taking responsibility for anything and THEN making POC your apologetic mouthpiece. So so so gross.

  56. José Mujica

    José Mujica2 days ago

    OMG people, give it a break. They got rid off the person promoting racial behaviour, they got a POC Executive Editor and cast and they have been trying to create a more varied content besides "white" recipes. Rome wasn't build in a day and changes already started. Nothing is ever enough for you people, jeez.

  57. Adelia Belle

    Adelia Belle2 days ago

    Chris. You should be ashamed of yourself... YIKES 😭🤦🏽‍♀️

  58. Matthew Luck

    Matthew Luck2 days ago

    "I've been silent during this whole ordeal" is telling. He wants to keep his job I get it. But he shouldn't just not talk about it. And obviously there's a company behind these videos trying to protect their name, but what will really protect their name going forward is doing and saying the right things and not only admitting your wrongs but listing your wrongs so that everything is on the table and the company can go down the right path. Unfortunately, this didn't occur, and Conde Nast will continue to be a sketchy company because of this in my eyes.

  59. Bethany equestrian

    Bethany equestrian2 days ago

    I would assume he probably can’t talk about it cause corporations generally make people sign NDAs in this case to not leak any details about things . So while we can be disappointed Chris didn’t give us the answer we want we also have to remember that cooperations generally want to shut things down .

  60. imago

    imago2 days ago

    Glad Chris took a step over the pseudoracism

  61. Anabel Cabral

    Anabel Cabral3 days ago

    I had no idea, I was so lost and confused... now, after reading the comments, I'm just disappointed.

  62. Brendan Fitness and Money

    Brendan Fitness and Money3 days ago

    “Don’t bring a knife to a meatball fight.” -Morrocco

  63. Peter Graham

    Peter Graham3 days ago


  64. Shavawn Winston

    Shavawn Winston3 days ago

    Look we added brown people now back to your regularly scheduled programming

  65. nancy trev hodges

    nancy trev hodges3 days ago

    Awesome recipe - thank you!

  66. Cisco8484

    Cisco84843 days ago

    Why are you still at Bon Appetit?

  67. P A

    P A2 days ago


  68. Emmanuel Hp

    Emmanuel Hp3 days ago


  69. Jeff Givens

    Jeff Givens3 days ago


  70. Shavonne Laine

    Shavonne Laine3 days ago

    Made me a little teary! I have missed Chris so much ❤❤❤

  71. Sam

    Sam3 days ago

    not chris.

  72. Flufferx

    Flufferx3 days ago


  73. T BZ

    T BZ3 days ago

    How do they NOT have those who were at fault address the issues?!? If you are a public facing forum and have issues, inform the public!! Don’t just bring in your “new faces” to explain it while you go on pretending NOTHING happened! I mean sheesh... I was hoping for so much more.

  74. Danklord1986

    Danklord19863 days ago

    Now don't forget to always call your token undepaid colored person when you don't know wtf you're doing, Chris!

  75. CS GO

    CS GO3 days ago

    man this editing sucks

  76. kermitology

    kermitology3 days ago

    Geez Chris, could you be any more pathetic? You're a major part of the problem. You ran the test kitchen. BA is trash. Way to whitewash this issue.

  77. Joe M8

    Joe M83 days ago

    lol @ the seethe in these comments

  78. Surrealiant

    Surrealiant3 days ago

    You should be ashamed of yourself Chris. This is the most cringe crap I've seen. Address racism, not mf meatballs.

  79. Tropicalstorm

    Tropicalstorm3 days ago

    Hey, forget racism and let's make ugly meatballs!

  80. phantuantu111111

    phantuantu1111113 days ago

    Wow 666k view kinda odd

  81. Thomas Rylander

    Thomas Rylander3 days ago


  82. Omar Sanchez

    Omar Sanchez3 days ago

    This feels so wrong

  83. The Dirty Camper

    The Dirty Camper3 days ago

    Where are the OG crew, the ppls and staff weren't the problem it was the lack of respect compensation and ethics

  84. Gin ger

    Gin ger3 days ago


  85. nat

    nat3 days ago

    “And Chris Morocco [the director of the Test Kitchen] directly told me he didn’t like how quickly I moved up, so he wanted to make sure this person would never be allowed to develop recipes.” As she puts it, management didn’t want another “Sohla problem.” - Vulture, Going Sohla

  86. ismim isim

    ismim isim3 days ago


  87. yuoop noke

    yuoop noke3 days ago

    So uncomfortable. There are several distracting elephants.

  88. Adrian Dominguez

    Adrian Dominguez3 days ago

    lay off the crack chris, it isn't a spice

  89. Teela Louise

    Teela Louise3 days ago

    (Condé Nast would not respond to questions regarding the junior position but released the following statement through a spokesperson: “Chris Morocco is not responsible for hiring practices and personnel matters, for Sohla to suggest that he is, is disingenuous and false.” Multiple sources in a position to know told Vulture he was intimately involved with hiring. When pressed about this, a Condé spokesperson clarified that Morocco was involved, but wasn’t solely responsible. Morocco did not respond to requests for comment.)

  90. SteamTheWolf

    SteamTheWolf3 days ago

    It all just feels so slimy to watch, this is honestly painful. The very least they could have done is seriously adress the whole situation instead of saying very half hearted things then going straight into making some lovely meatballs for the weeknight! "Trying to help our staffers" yeah you should have been doing this since the begining, the damage is done.

  91. yuoop noke

    yuoop noke3 days ago

    Are molly and Clair still with BA?

  92. Seumas Beathan

    Seumas Beathan3 days ago

    Even if you totally ignore everything that has been happening with BA, this was still a really bad video. So boring, no charisma, literally felt like a cooking lesson in school where you can't wait to be over so you can go on break.

  93. Nikki Maraviglia

    Nikki Maraviglia3 days ago

    why did he stay quiet stand up for your friends JFC

  94. Nikki Maraviglia

    Nikki Maraviglia3 days ago

    all the people who are still appearing in videos are SUS ya'll they're part of the problem

  95. Jared Santos

    Jared Santos3 days ago

    Man :( i really loved BA before everything came to light😔. Ima still watch their videos but i can’t enjoy them because the comments will always talk about the negative issues they’ve had. BA had to really fumble the bag with this one :(

  96. Mason Doyle

    Mason Doyle3 days ago


  97. Ash Green

    Ash Green3 days ago

    It's a shame he's still involved with ba. I guess you think you like someone until their true colors show

  98. Patrick Tran

    Patrick Tran3 days ago

    We don’t want to talk about systemic racism that Chris helped perpetuate but hey “ let’s make meatballs”

  99. MrJuicemunkey

    MrJuicemunkey3 days ago

    Sohla had the personality of a wet paper bag and she wanted to get paid more?. Welcome to the real world homie, either you're loved by the viewers or you're not... That's how you get paid. Glad she's gone. I'm Indian too so stfu about racism

  100. Alexander Riley

    Alexander Riley4 days ago

    All these videos feel like they're being watched just after you watched your cat get ran over.

  101. Emmanuel Alanis

    Emmanuel Alanis4 days ago

    Im so glad they kept him. He is one of the whities they need

  102. LockeTheCole

    LockeTheCole4 days ago

    "I currently don't have a timer..." He says and pulls out his phone. YOU HAVE A TIMER RIGHT THERE!

  103. Alec Macartney

    Alec Macartney4 days ago

    This ain’t it.

  104. Fi Barrett

    Fi Barrett4 days ago


  105. Chet S

    Chet S4 days ago

    It's a no for me, dawg.