Archive for Discovery Channel

“Deadliest Catch” Star Dead

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on February 11, 2010 by Ro

Phil Harris, the tattooed star of the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” has died. He was 53 years old.  Captain Harris had been in a coma following a stroke and died from complications related to the stroke.

He leaves us with this:

Captain Harris’ Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

36-40 medium white mushrooms
8 ounces cream cheese/spreadable cheese, flavored, softened
2 cups chopped cooked crabmeat, snow or king crab
1/2 cup grated cheese (can be smoked cheese)

De-stem and scrape out the caps of domestic mushrooms. Spray with oil. Bake mushroom caps at 350 degrees F for 5 to 7 minutes to soften.
Prepare the crabmeat stuffing: Break up and coarsely chop the crabmeat. Place in a bowl and blend with cream cheese. Once thoroughly combined, spoon crab mixture into mushroom caps and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Broil 6 inches from broiler until melted and lightly browned.


Mythbuster’s Erik Gates Died

Posted in Deaths with tags , , , , , , on December 31, 2009 by Ro

Erik Gates, a regular on the Discovery Channel’s series Mythbusters, died today. He was 47 years old.

Gates was working at a site with his brother Dirk when he fell 30 feet through a skylight and onto the ground. He died as a result of his injuries.