Selena Gomez Says She’s ‘Always in the Kitchen’ with Her Grandparents — Who Are Also Her Roommates!

Selena Gomez has honed in on her kitchen skills on ‘Selena+Chef’. PHOTO: HBO MAX
Gomez shared the sweet way she bonds with her grandparents ahead of the premiere of Food Network’s ‘Selena + Chef: Home for the Holidays’
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There are a lot of cooks in Selena Gomez’s kitchen — including her grandparents!

In an Instagram video posted to the Food Network’s official account, the Only Murders in the Building star revealed that she lives with her grandparents, Papa and Nana, and their refrigerator is full of leftovers.

When asked what she eats on a typical weeknight the Selena + Chef host said, “If it’s a random Tuesday night, I’m definitely eating something my grandma made, probably [from] the night before.” 

“I live with my grandparents so we’re always in the kitchen and we’re always cooking,” she explained in the clip. “We always have leftovers so I’m pretty sure I won’t be ordering in, it’s got to be something from home.”

The star answered rapid-fire culinary questions in the social media video and shared other foodie facts about herself. In the cute spot, she revealed that her favorite pizza toppings are a tie between mushrooms and jalapeños and her favorite style of egg is sunny side up. However, there’s one breakfast beverage she won’t try: coffee.

“My go-to coffee order is Coca-Cola,” she joked. “I don’t really like coffee.”

Other dislikes for Gomez include anchovies — which the celeb tried but will “never [do] that again,” — and rabbit.

“I cannot eat rabbit. It freaks me out and makes me feel like I’m doing something wrong,” she said.

While she doesn’t have plans to cook tinned fish, Gomez revealed that she would like to learn how to make sushi. 

“We haven’t even done that yet on our show and I would love to,” she added.

Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon, Claudette Zepeda and Eric Adjepong will each join Gomez for an episode. But Gomez’s grandparents, best friend Raquelle Stevens and her sister, Gracie, will also appeared in the festive special.

Gomez will learn how to make roast beef and creamy mashed potatoes from Guarnaschelli (in addition to the mozzarella sticks) — and classic steak and lobster from Symon. The actress will also learn how to make tamales from Zepeda, and Adjepong will teach Gomez how to make shrimp and banana grits and a South African dish known as malva pudding to ring in the New Year.

In one episode of her HBO Max series Selena + Chef, Selena paused after cooking up some Korean Barbecue Texas Breakfast Tacos to call her “friend,” who just so happens to be Taylor. They answer the call by saying “yo” and “dude,” which I personally love, before Taylor marvels at the delicious looking tacos in front of her.

“If you don’t send me the recipe, we’re going to have words,” Taylor tells Selena. “I want to be served that.”

During the convo, Roy also called over his daughter Kaelyn, who appears to be a pretty big Swiftie herself, as Roy said that she was “freaking out.”

Selena introduced Taylor as her best friend before asking if Roy and Kaelyn knew who she was. It’s safe to say the answer is yes!. After Taylor complimented Roy and Selena’s cooking set up, Selena also shared that Taylor’s love language is cooking while the title “amateur chef” popped up under Taylor’s video.

They ended the call pretty quickly after that because Selena’s grandparents were patiently waiting to be served some pretty delicious looking tacos.

Then wearing a an apron and bow in her hair, Gomez looks festive and fun in a sneak peek photo from the show. Her home is also dressed for the occasion, with a decorated tree and lights visible in the background.

In addition to the chefs, friends and family made appearances throughout the special, including Gomez’s best friend Raquelle Stevens, who will be learning to cook alongside the actress, as well as Gomez’s grandparents, Papa and Nana, and her sister, Gracie. 

Selena + Chef first aired on HBO Max, now known as MAX. 

At first, the star virtually called on famous chefs to help teach her how to cook. Later, Gordon Ramsay made an appearance on the show as the first in-person guest to give Gomez a helping hand. 

Throughout the series, Gomez also encouraged her instructors to highlight a nonprofit organization of their choice, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.

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