'Portlandia' does such a killer job of making fun of the ridiculousness of food trends, but also gives me some cool ideas, which is why I love doing this dinner,” Simmons told TODAY. “The food is its own character in the show, whether the skit is based around the food or meal or it’s just in the background.”


Check out all the recipes HERE including "Prairie Home Companion Secret Soup" and "Shiva Salad" 

Don't forget Season 4 airs Thursday on IFC !!!