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This Week on Food Network Star’s Blog

by in Shows, July 28th, 2011

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The seventh season of Food Network Star is in full swing and the writers on the Star blog are dishing. Last week, the six remaining Food Network Star contestants faced not one, but two all-star personalities — Rachael Ray and Ina Garten. If you missed the episode, catch up with this recap or watch the latest exit interview.

Watch an all-new episode: Sunday, July 31 at 9 p.m. Eastern/ 8 p.m. Central

Recipe of the Day: Alton’s Perfect Shortcake

by in Recipes, July 28th, 2011

shortcake recipe
Keep the rolling pin in the cabinet: Alton’s simple shortcakes are made by dropping large spoonfulls of dough onto a baking sheet. After they’re done baking, sweet whipped cream is nestled between the crumbly shortcakes and served with summer berries like raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.

Get the recipe: Alton’s Shortcake Recipe

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On the Blogs: Foods to Avoid In Heat Waves, New Food Documentaries and Whimsical Food Prints

by in Community, July 27th, 2011

Recipe of the Day: Bacon-Wrapped Splitters

by in Recipes, July 27th, 2011

bacon wrapped hot dogs
Food Network Magazine turns a drab dog into a flavorful frank by wrapping it in bacon and flash-frying it until the bacon is crisp.

Need more topping ideas? Go beyond ketchup and mustard with these International Hot Dog recipes.

Get the recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Splitters

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Recipe of the Day: Ina’s Easy Asian Grilled Salmon

by in Recipes, July 26th, 2011

asian grilled salmon
With just five simple ingredients, most of which are probably in your pantry, Ina’s mustard-soy sauce marinade dresses up fresh salmon fillets in this simple seafood supper that’s ready in a flash.

Entertain like a pro and serve this dish with Tyler’s Heirloom Tomato Chow-Chow and Grilled Tropical Fruit for dessert.

Get the recipe: Asian Grilled Salmon

Browse more of Food Network’s healthy grilling recipes.

FN Fan Bites: A Fictional Bobby Flay, Marc Forgione Gives Back and Videos Worth Watching

by in Events, News, July 25th, 2011

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Bobby Flay has been cast to play a fictional version of himself in the final season of the HBO series Entourage. The character Ari Gold will discover his wife is dating the chef. In real life, Bobby is married to actress Stephanie March, but the TV show will portray him as a bachelor. Fans who prefer the nonfiction version of chef Flay can find him offering barbecue and grilling tips at Guild Hall in East Hampton, N.Y., on July 31 at 11am. The event is part of the hall’s series Stirring the Pot: Conversations With Culinary Celebrities.

Iron Chef Marc Forgione, with the help of other chefs, will host his first fundraising dinner this November for Feeding America, a Chicago-based nonprofit with a network of 200 food banks. “Charity is an extension of what we do,” said Forgione, as he took a break from taping Iron Chef episodes. “I don’t even have to think twice about it.”

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Recipe of the Day: The Ultimate Barbecued Chicken

by in Recipes, July 25th, 2011

barbecued chicken
The ultimate backyard picnic treat, Tyler’s barbecued chicken is juicy and full of flavor. He takes thighs and legs that are still connected and slathers them with a homemade sauce flavored with bacon, brown sugar, molasses, thyme, garlic and onion.

Serve this with Bobby’s Creamy Cole Slaw to make it a complete meal.

Get the recipe: Tyler’s Barbecued Chicken

Browse more of Food Network’s grilled chicken recipes.

Weekend Cookout: Shellfish Extravaganza

by in Recipes, July 22nd, 2011

grilled shrimp stuffed with cilantro and chiles

This summer, Food Network’s Grilling Central is packed with recipes for the entire family’s taste buds, boasting the best in burgers, dogs, chicken and more all season long. But with so many recipes, where do you start? Each week, FN Dish is giving you a complete menu that is stress-free and will be table-side quickly.

This weekend, we’re diving into the sea and grilling up some of the ocean’s best: shrimp and clams.

Juicy shrimp are stuffed with a flavorful mixture of garlic, jalapeno, scallions and cilantro that also adds vibrant color to this two-bite appetizer.

Appetizer: Jumbo Shrimp Stuffed With Cilantro and Chiles (pictured above)

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POLL: Who Would You Rather Cook For?

by in Shows, July 21st, 2011

rachael ray ina garten
This Sunday, the six remaining Food Network Star contestants face not one, but two all-star personalities — Rachael Ray and Ina Garten. So we just have to ask the question: Who would you rather cook for?

If you missed last week’s episode, catch up with this recap or watch the latest exit interview on Food Network’s Star Blog.

Watch an all-new episode: Sunday, July 24 at 9 p.m. Eastern/ 8 p.m. Central


Recipe of the Day: Paula’s Italian Pasta Salad

by in Recipes, July 21st, 2011

paula deen's italian pasta salad recipe
Paula’s savory pasta salad is the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken or ribs and it’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Al dente bow-tie pasta is tossed with cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, kalamata olives and green bell peppers and finished with a balsamic vinaigrette and grated Parmesan cheese.

Get the recipe: Italian Pasta Salad

Browse more of Food Network’s summer side dish recipes.