by Maria Russo, April 4th, 2016
by Maria Russo in Shows, April 3rd, 2016
It was only recently that Star Talk broke the news that an unprecedented 12th season of Food Network Star is set to unfold this summer. For the first time ever, a prequel competition — Comeback Kitchen — will bring together seven past Star contes...
by Joseph Erdos in Shows, April 3rd, 2016
Just when you thought you’d seen it all on Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton Brown unveiled a sabotage so downright diabolical that he and the judge of the day had to don not-so-special attire. In order to show off the sabotage to judge Antonia Lofaso during the After-Show, both she and he had to ditch their fancy show clothes for ones they wouldn’t mind getting a bit, um, soaked.
by Layla Khoury-Hanold in Restaurants, April 3rd, 2016
Eight weeks ago, nine home cooks entered All-Star Academy for a chance to join a mentor’s team and compete to win $50,000 and bragging rights as the best home cook in the nation. Tonight one of those cooks did just that. The finale began with Team Alex’s Lee, Team Robert’s Natasha and Team Andrew’s Zoe, but halfway through, Zoe was eliminated, and she and her mentor left for good. That left Lee, a home cook with a Northern California flair, and Natasha, a home cook specializing in foods with a Southern inflection. Their final challenge required them to cook a dish from the heart — something that showed how far they’ve come in the competition. It all came down to that last dish.
Spoiler Alert: Find Out Who Won
by Erin Hartigan in Restaurants, April 3rd, 2016
Heading to Augusta for the Masters Tournament this week? Beyond the links, Augusta is developing a reputation for its restaurant scene. From stellar small plates to low-country classics like shrimp and grits, these dishes are the culinary masters of the city — ideal to check out during Masters week and beyond.
Click here for the full gallery of 10 top Augusta bites. Read more
by Maria Russo in Community, April 3rd, 2016
It’s opening day for Major League Baseball. Don’t strike out with your food choices at the baseball game. We tracked down some of the best bites at ballparks from coast to coast, including creative and classic finds you could eat, along with the great options you should eat.
Click here for the full gallery of 15 best foods at ballparks around the country. Read more
by Kristina Bornholtz in Community, Food Network Chef, April 3rd, 2016
Though lemon and its citrus pals, like orange and grapefruit, are technically in season in the throes of winter, their vibrant, sunny colors and bright, refreshing flavors make them especially craveable as the weather starts to warm up in the spring. In this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, Tyler Florence combines the refreshing taste of lemon with another seasonal pick — juicy blueberries — to create a foolproof tart. He builds the creamy filling upon a buttery pastry shell for decadent results.
For more fresh, seasonal recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Celebrate: Spring! board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry- Lemon Tart
by Sara Ventiera in Restaurants, April 2nd, 2016
Can’t enough of Jeff Mauro — whether it’s with his castmates on The Kitchen (Saturdays 11a|10c), on a classic episode of Sandwich King or on his new Web series, Kitchen Fails? Oh, have we got good news for you! You can get all Jeff, all day, when he takes over Food Network’s Snapchat Discover today.
by Maria Russo in Shows, April 2nd, 2016
Chefs’ Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast.
Everyone loves spring for its greenery, new life and, more importantly, warmer temps. What chefs appreciate most, however, is the abundance of fresh produce. Here are some of their favorite recipes for spring’s first vegetables. Read more
by Amy Reiter in News, April 1st, 2016
The name of the game on The Kitchen this week is Italian Classics, from an all-star antipasto platter to a fruity olive oil cake made by special guest Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. But in true Kitchen fashion, the co-hosts will show off not just how to eat like a pro, but also how to dress up your decor inside and out of the kitchen. And when it comes to Italian designs, you need look no further than the empty wine bottles you likely have on hand.
Nutella 2.0? Now lovers of sweet, candy-bar-like spreads have a new option. At least they do if they’re in the U.K., where Mars has just introduced Twix spread. Yes, British folks are now spreading their candy bars on their toast. Jealous? (We are.)