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Tyler Florence and Ann Burrell Take on Their New Set of Culinary Challenged Guests

Food Network presents another season of The Worst Cooks In America. Fourteen contestants will compete to become a better chef and learn how to turn their signature flops into signature feasts. This season will premiere on Sunday, January 3rd at 9pm ET/PT. You won’t want to miss a second of the action as the lunch lady, Army vet, teacher, and more go head to head to lose their title of worst cook. [Read more…]

Celebs Battle it Out Culinary Style: Worst Cooks in America Introduce the First-Ever Celebrity Edition

Join four time Worst cooks in America winner, Anne Burrell and popular celebrity cook and author, Rachael Ray for another amazing season of fun and mayhem as they coach the worst celebrity cooks to victory. Watch the special series premiering on September 28th at 9 pm of the Food Network. You can watch to see who of these celebs will make it to the end and be able to win $ 50,000 for the charity of their choice.

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Who will it be? Jenni Jwoww Farley, Jaleel White, Ellen Cleghorne, Dean Cain, Kendra Wilkinson, Barry Williams, and Chris Soules go head to head to show that they transformed from kitchen flop to culinary master. Can Anne Burrell take these celebs to another win or will Rachel Ray dethrone the reigning champion? Tune into the Food Network to find out. From an interesting game of Family Food to a blindfold tasting, you can watch your favorite culinary experts and your favorite big screen or primetime celebs turn the tide on their cooking skills.

It will all lead up to the season finale on October 29th, at 9pm. Who will walk away with the bragging rights and be able to present their charity with $ 50,000 dollars? Tune in to find out.

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Cutthroat Kitchen Fans will be pleased to hear that the game is going to Camp

Food Network is sending twelve of the Cutthroat Kitchen Alumni to battle it out in the wilderness this summer for a chance to win $ 75,000 bucks. These outdoor themed competitions will still include all of the crazy sabotages and of course be hosted by the super host and chancellor of Mayhem, Alton Brown. What is a Cutthroat Event without him anyways?

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The challenge begins August 12th at 9 pm ET/PT and won’t commence until September 9th at 9 pm for the final showdown of the summer. Enjoy canteen cooking, battles at the lake, extreme tug-of-war, and other culinary inspired super challenges. These chefs will be put to the test in Camp Cutthroat. Come root for your favorite chef to become the first Camp Cutthroat Champion in history and walk home a little bit richer.

Enjoy this five-episode mini-series that will have you on the edge of your seat as the diabolical twists are taking deep into the wilderness where anything is possible. Don’t miss a second of the fun and set your DVR now!

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Top 15 Delicious Easter Sweets and Treats

Now that St. Patrick’s Day is over, it’s time to jump the gun on the Easter sweets and treats. St. Patrick’s Day is one holiday every year that we all  have grand plans to craft for but before we know it, it’s March and prop shelves have already been taken over by mini cadbury eggs and all hope is lost. If you think you still have a chance to catch some time and start making sweet Easter treats you are on the right place! In today’s article you will have chance to see 15 interesting tutorials for delicious Easter dishes. Let’s start with number one:

1. Easy Easter Oreo Truffles

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2. Easter Egg Crispy Treats

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3. Caramel Pretzel Cadbury Egg Nests

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4. Coconut Macaroon Nutella Nest Cookies

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5. Cookie Dough Surprise Easter Eggs

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6. Easter Yogurt Covered Pretzels

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7. Lemon Coconut Donut Truffles

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8. 3-Ingredient Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Eggs

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9. Cadbury Creme Egg Dip

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10. Brownie Bunny Butts

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11. Coconut Easter Eggs

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12. Poppy Seed Gugls

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13. Hot Cross Bun Cocktails

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14. Paleo Chocolate Cream Eggs

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15. Chocolate Chip M&M Easter Egg Cookies

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All Star Academy –Smell the Victory

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School has never smelled or tasted so good. That’s right, 10 home cooks go back to class at the Food Network – All star academy. These 10 cooks will compete for a seat in the classroom of some of the world’s greatest chefs. Chefs Bobby Flay, Alex Guaraschelli, Curtis Stone and Michael Symon, will each choose two cooks to guide and tutor through some incredibly tough culinary challenges. [Read more…]

Dueling of the Two Chefs: Team Tyler Florence vs Team Anne Burrell

Are you a fan of Worst Cooks in America? You are in luck to see another round of chefs fighting for the ultimate goal: $25,000. Worst Cook in America back for sixth season of culinary boot camp. New competitors and new challenges are what you should expect from this amazing television series.

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Crisco Pie and Baking Hotline Sharing Culinary Knowledge

pie-baking-hotline-x2While some people like to look for answers to their cooking questions online, others prefer talking to an actual person, especially a person with vast baking knowledge and good intuition. Where there’s a whisk there’s a way – The Crisco® pie & baking hotline is back with live baking specialists will answer any calls with questions and problems pertaining to the caller’s baked goods. This holiday season, the hotline has extended their hours during Thanksgiving and Christmas break.

Starting November 10 through 26, callers can contact between 8AM and 8PM ET. From December 15 through 23, hours will be from 8AM to 7PM ET. On Christmas Eve, hours will go from 8AM to 3PM ET. Many tips will come from Kristen Doyle from Dine & Dish,Yvette Marquez from Muy Bueno Cookbook and Vianney Rodriguez of Sweet Life Bake. In addition to Michele Stuart, owner of Michele’s Pies in Norwalk, CT, and the Crisco Test Kitchen. Now in its ninth year, the Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline is lengthening its repertoire to include all baking categories and ensure no cake, cookie or pie gets left behind.

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 Learn more by visiting the website crisco.com or contact one of the baking experts from The Crisco®  Pie and Baking Hotline by calling 1-877-367-7438. We all deserve to have fun and relaxing holidays.

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Something’s Cooking This Summer on the Food Network

Something’s cooking this summer and it is not just the barbecue. The Food Network is bringing back the popular show Rachael vs Guy Kids Cook-Off this summer with brand new challenges, meal ideas, and competitors. The two teams will each have four kid chefs called Team Guy and Team Rachael. Famous authors and foodies Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri are coming back to not only teach these “kid-testants,” but inspire and motivate them to meet their potential. This show has one grand prize winner, who have their own television series with the television network and partner up with Pillsbury Toaster Strudel.

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It All Starts with a Bowl of Cereal and Milk

It’s hard to get what you need out of a delicious breakfast. You don’t want something yummy, but also bad for you, which can cause grogginess and unsatisfied hunger. At the same time, you want something nutritious, but not plain and flavorless. Kellogg’s, one of the world’s prominent cereal brands has joined forces with famous health practitioner, Dr. Travis Stork. “It’s not just whether you eat it, but what you eat, and having protein with whole grains during breakfast is a great option. Protein is an essential building block for the body and whole grains provide energy,” explained Dr. Stork.

The beginning of a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be plain or unsatisfying. Stork helps families recharge, rebuild and refuel with a bowl of cereal and milk. A bowl of Kellogg’s brand cereal with a cup of skim milk provides essential vitamins and minerals needed to help you keep going throughout the day. Protein helps retain and even gain more lean muscle mass while whole grains can refuel the body. Throughout 2014, Dr. Stork will help educating families with Kellogg’s about how eating a delicious and nutritious breakfast in the morning can be beneficial to the mind and body.

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New Season of Food Network Star This June

June 2014 kicks off with a whole new season of Food Network StarFood Network star is in its tenth season with an all new group of contestants. Icons Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis, and Alton Brown all host to find the fresh face of culinary television. The new season begins on Sunday, June 1st at 9 PM ET/PT. [Read more…]

Competitive Culinary Arts on Food Network

The saying of if you can’t take the heat stay out of the kitchen will be seen in the third season of Rachael VS. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off.   “Let me tell you something, Rachael and I, are two of the most competitive people I know,” said Guy Fieri. “Season 3 of Rachael vs. Guy means rubber match. Rachael won the first round, and I took the second. This one is for all the pasta in Italy.” This season will have an all new group of celebrities, ready to show what it takes in the kitchen. Stars such as magician Penn Jillette and actress Florence Henderson will show viewers their culinary talents and their ability to work under pressure.

“As I’ve said since season one of this show, it is both the most nerve-racking and the most exciting project I’ve ever been a part of, and this season is no relief,” said Rachael Ray. “It is intense – intense fun and intense stress – in each and every episode as all of these celebrities play with knives and fire all for the sake of the charities that they love.” Be sure to watch Rachael vs Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off on Monday, January 6, at 9PM ET/PT.

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Food Network Does It Again with Brand New Competitive Cooking Show

Food Network does it again with a brand new competitive cooking show with a familiar face. Food Network Guy’s Grocery Games, starting Sunday, October 20th at 8pm ET/PT. The show takes place inside a grocery store, four talented chefs compete against each other through three cooking challenges, as they must navigate their way through the aisles adhering to a number of “real-world” culinary challenges to create yummy meals. The chefs must focus on improvisation, competitiveness, and culinary skills for a chance to win up to $20,000. [Read more…]

Tyler Florence Hosting “The Great Food Truck Race” This August

Johnson & Wales University alumnus Tyler Florence has evolved as a talented, famed chef. After completing the culinary program at Johnson & Wales, he moved to New York while gaining the earned respect of renowned culinary artists such as Marta Pulini and Charlie Palmer. After years of being a culinary star for Food Network, he has decided to take on a brand new series, The great food truck race.

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Meet the Bobby Flay for Food Network Star

Bobby Flay, chef, writer, and entrepreneur, has changed cooking television since the early 1990s. Today, he is 1/3 of the culinary idols and hosts of Food Network Star. Food Network Star returns for a ninth season with twelve new contestants placing their eyes on the prize: their own Food Network television show. Now, it is time to check out some of the shows Flay has been in for his television career.

Since beginning on Food Network in the early 90s, Bobby has kept hosting programs that present culinary tips and information on American regional fare to a national audience. His first show was called Grillin’ & Chillin’ and premiered in 1996, followed by Hot Off the Grill in 1998 and Boy Meets Grill in 2003. Along with participating in many holiday and seasonal Food Network specials over the years, Bobby currently stars on Iron Chef America, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Grill It! With Bobby Flay and Food Network Star. In Fall 2010, Bobby spread his television presence to Food Network’s sister network Cooking Channel, with the debut of Brunch @ Bobby’s. His other series include Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction, 3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay and Bobby’s Dinner Battle. He also recently competed a second time against Chef Anne Burrell in the fourth season of competition series Worst Cooks in America, where he led his team to victory.

Learn more about Bobby Flay at www.foodnetwork.com/star. Check out the ninth season of Food Network Star on Sunday, June 2nd, at 9PM ET/PT.

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Brand New Season of Worst Cooks in America Coming this February

Are you ready for a cooking showdown? Well, you won’t have to wait any longer! The Fourth Season Of Worst Cooks In America Returns With Superstar Chefs Anne Burrell And Bobby Flay as team captains of fourteen new contestants from all over the U.S. Three-course meals, a wide variety of dishes, and all sorts of exciting challenges will be coming this way starting Sunday, February 17th at 9PM ET/PT.

Anne Burrell, former culinary instructor and Bobby Flay, restaurateur and cookbook writer, will push their teams to the limit until one final competitor who has shown a true transformation from bad baker to great food preparer is left. Bobby Flay will lead the Blue Team while Burrell will be Red Team’s captain. The winner will receive $25,000 and the team captain will be recognized for helping the winner make a great cooking transformation.

Many of the contestants are from the East Coast, West Coast, and even the South. One of the competitors is Chet Pourciau, a New Orleans native who wants to improve on his culinary skills so that one day he can make some of his grandmother’s recipes. Another competitor is U.S. Marine Tim Burger, who once served a raw turkey to his platoon on Thanksgiving. He wants to help cook for his family and to stay on a budget. Latvian native Alina Bolshakova is a caretaker living in Los Angeles. She knows how to take care of people, except she lacks proper cooking skills. Will these three contestants survive the first episode’s premiere? Find out by tuning in on Sunday, February 17th. Go to www.foodnetwork.com to find more competitors’ biographies and the show schedule. 2013 is beginning with a bang–don’t miss out!

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