Porgy and Bess headliner Audra McDonald is determined to fulfill her 2012 New Year’s resolution, which is to learn how to cook for her family. A self proclaimed “danger in the kitchen,” McDonald recruited help from her friends at ABC’s The Chew. On July 17, the Chew crew taught the five-time Tony winner how make a killer dessert using her two favorite foods: chocolate and peanut butter. In the clips below, Audra explains why she never learned to cook, shares some home videos and even talks about some culinary disasters (don’t try those at home, kids). Click below to check out the first meal Audra McDonald has ever made (besides eggs), then get your tickets to see what she does best in Porgy and Bess.