Meet Hines Ward — Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off

by in Shows, December 30th, 2012

Hines Ward
Rachael vs. GuyFN Dish is counting down to the season 2 premiere of Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off by introducing a new celebrity contestant every day. The competition tests the celebrities to see who has the culinary chops to win the title of champion and guarantees a $50,000 donation to the winner’s charity of choice. Watch the premiere on Sunday, January 6, at 9pm/8c and keep coming back to FN Dish for exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes previews.

Former NFL player Hines Ward is a two-time Super Bowl champion, MVP of Super Bowl XL and four-time Pro Bowler. But this athlete isn’t embarrassed to get in the kitchen; in fact at 6 years old, he was a fan of the Easy-Bake Oven. Get to know Hines better from his Q&A with FN Dish.

The two words that best describe your cooking style are…
Hines Ward: Spontaneous and fun

What’s your earliest food memory?
HW: At 6 years old I remember that little toy cooking set, the Easy-Bake Oven.

What’s the best meal you ever ate?
HW: My mom’s Korean barbecue ribs

Going into Rachael vs. Guy, who did you think was going to be your biggest competition?
HW: Dean McDermott — he went to culinary school

Favorite pizza topping?
HW: Pepperoni

Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
HW: Paula Deen

What food will we never catch you eating?
HW: Liver

What’s your signature party dish?
HW: My Asian persuasion wings

Sweet tooth, salt tooth or both?
HW: Both

What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
HW: Tongs

What’s the most surprising thing we’d find in your fridge?
HW: Chocolate milk

What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?


Meet the rest of the celebrities:
Cornelia Guest
Gilbert Gottfried
Dean McDermott
Kathy Najimy
Carnie Wilson
Johnny Weir

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Comments (25)

  1. Deb says:

    Would love the recipe for Asian persuasion wings!!

  2. patricia says:

    Love you, Hines!

  3. Brittany says:

    I want the recipe for Asian Persuasion wings!!! Go STEELERS!!!

  4. Allison says:

    I searched for the Asian Persuasion wing recipe on-line. Please share Hines. They looked great!

  5. Alison Katon says:

    I too would love the recipe for the Asian Persuasion Chicken Wings. Please help!

  6. Useful info. Fortunate me I discovered your web site by accident, and I’m stunned why this coincidence did not came about earlier! I bookmarked it.

  7. Diane says:

    Hines, Please share your receipe!! Bad enough the Steeler Nation will never be the same without you

  8. Diane says:

    My family and I are getting ready for a mother/daughter Steeler Nation Wing Throwdown!!

  9. Vonnie says:

    Is it possible to get Hines recipe for the wings? I want to make them for Super Bowl Sunday!

  10. Patricia Burgess says:

    Go Hines, Go….I want Team Rachel to Win, with Hines Ward!!!

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