Thierry and Katie-O are out this week so Tom is joined by Producer Tina Nole for this edition of Seattle Kitchen. They begin the show by talking Mother's Day and the perfect Mother's Day recipes. Next they talk Food in the News and look at a story involving Tom. The show is joined by a number of guests to share details of the upcoming Bacon and Beer Classic at Safeco Field. Next, they talk beets, beets and more beets. Plus, Tom shares the recipe that made him like his least favorite vegetable. They speak with the 13 time champion of a local Clam Chowder Cook-off and breakdown some of the secrets behind the winning recipe. They are joined by a special guest to help make your ordinary dishes extraordinary, before finishing the show with a food quiz!