Cake Wars Takes Over Food Network’s Snapchat Discover

by in Shows, June 6th, 2016

Cake WarsCake Wars fans, the wait is finally over. Tonight (9|8c) marks the return of your favorite cake making competition – it’s back, and better than ever. To celebrate this momentous occasion, host Jonathan Bennett is taking over Food Network’s Snapchat Discover, and the result is sweet as can be.

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Bold Food + Big Personalities + Bumps in the Road = 5 Unusual Finalist “Recipes” — Alex’s Star Report

by , June 6th, 2016

Food Network StarThis week’s Food Network Star integrates the important world of Food Network Magazine with developing an important muscle for any burgeoning food star. That muscle? "Flexing" written recipes and food images to engage viewers and make them eat with ...

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One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist to Go Home

by , June 5th, 2016

Food Network StarWith only 11 short weeks to ready finalists before a winner will be chosen, the Food Network Star beast is such that week after week, hopeful competitors will fall, faced with the crushing disappointment of elimination. Here on Star Talk, we'll be br...

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7 Dishes That Are Just As Good (If Not Better) As Burgers

by in Recipes, June 5th, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good burger? Vegetarians and vegans, of course. But for everyone else, the combination of toasted bun + melted cheese + thick, juicy patty is sheer perfection. Now that summer’s here, we’re looking for ways to turn everything into a burger — pizza, cheesesteaks, bagels and lox. No dish is immune to our scheming desire for meaty goodness sandwiched between buttery, toasty bread. Here’s how we’ve reimagined a few of our favorite dishes as summer’s reigning food of choice.

What could possibly be better than a crisp, buttery BLT, hot off the griddle? All the components of a BLT surrounding a thick, smoky beef patty, obviously. We’ll call it the BBLT: Bacon, Beef, Lettuce and Tomato. Try Food Network Magazine’s BLT Burgers with Bacon Mayonnaise for dinner tonight, and you’ll never go back to the single B.

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10 Things I Ate About You: Sedona, Ariz.

by in Restaurants, June 5th, 2016

Indian Gardens10 Things I Ate About You finds 10 enticing bites in smaller cities from coast to coast. 

With cerulean skies, fragrant pines and elaborate rock formations jutting from the earth, Sedona, Ariz., is frequently hailed as one of the most-beautiful cities in the United States. The high desert town is ringed by 1.8 million acres of national forest, as well as miles of hiking, biking and off-roading trails and seemingly countless spas and resorts. There’s a reason so many different kinds of people add it to their list of must-see destinations. The food scene may be overshadowed by the outdoors attributes, but creative chefs and restaurateurs are elevating Upper Sonoran desert cuisine to impressive new heights.

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Baja-Style Fish Tacos — Most Popular Pin of the Week

by in Community, June 5th, 2016

Baja-Style Fish TacosCrispy fried halibut and a creamy mayo-lemon sauce are a perfect pairing in this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, a top-rated recipe for easy fish tacos from Marcela Valladolid. According to Marcela, the batter on the fish, which comes together with a Mexican beer, “will change the way you think about fried fish.”

For more sweet and savory favorites, check out Food Network’s Let’s Cook Recipe of the Day board on Pinterest.

Get the Recipe: Marcela Valladolid’s Baja-Style Fish Tacos

Leftovers Done Right: Easy Grilled Pork Becomes Next-Level Quesadillas

by in Recipes, Shows, June 4th, 2016

Leftovers Done Right: Easy Grilled Pork Becomes Next-Level QuesadillasThere’s no doubt about it: Leftovers happen to the best of us. No matter how much you try to portion plan or how much you pile onto your plate, there’s bound to be some extra fixings from dinner from time to time. And when it comes to using up those leftovers, you can simply reheat them and enjoy them as they are, or you can follow the lead of The Kitchen co-hosts and transform them into an all-new dish. After Marcela Valladolid prepped her smoky-sweet pork tenderloin on this morning’s all-new episode, Katie Lee put the leftover grilled meat and apricot salsa to work in a cheesy quesadilla, guaranteeing the leftovers will be anything but boring the next day. Check out both of the dishes below to see how they’re made.

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Chefs’ Picks: Kid-Friendly Snacks

by in Restaurants, June 4th, 2016

Bacon FriesChefs’ Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast.

Chefs are put to plenty of challenges, but pleasing picky kids can confound even the most-acclaimed professionals. Here, a few chefs share their creations that will satisfy pretty much any kid’s snacking dreams.

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No Grill? No Problem. 7 Summery Recipes You Can Make Indoors This Season

by in Recipes, June 3rd, 2016

Oven-Roasted Corn on the CobAs a mom of four kids who also blogs about food, I have to admit something: I don’t grill. I don’t even understand the appeal of grilling. It’s hot. It’s sometimes smoky, and the grill is definitely not next to a sink, my other pans or a counter to set a tray of food on. But I love the idea of grilled food. That’s why this list of summer foods to make indoors is so important. Cook inside, eat outside. Enjoy these dishes all summer long.

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob
This is the easiest dish you’ll make all season. The ingredients? Corn. Find out how plain corn on the cob is effortlessly transformed with just a quick roast in the oven.

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This Is What You Should Be Eating on National Doughnut Day

by in Recipes, June 3rd, 2016

Strawberry Fields DoughnutDid you know that the calories you eat on National Doughnut Day don’t count? (No, really, it’s true!) So take a giant, guilt-free bite out of this roundup of our best doughnut recipes, and discover where to find the most inventive, over-the-top doughnuts from around the country. Go ahead — this is the day to dough nuts!

Let’s Dough Crazy!
Food Network Magazine went on a coast-to-coast fried-dough binge, all in the name of journalism. The result? A dozen of the best doughnuts from around the country! See if your local spot made the cut.

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