Each week viewers watch contestants put out dish after dish, many successful, others not so much. Those that do get high praises from the judges and focus group members are drool-worthy. Did you know you can make them at home? Get the recipes for the most memorable meals featured on Food Network Star, like Nikki's Potato, Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup (pictured above) from Episode 1.
Russell's Westwood Retro Burger (Episode 2): Sweet caramelized onions laced with bacon, bourbon, a splash of balsamic vinegar and fresh rosemary round out Russell's indulgent burger.
Stacey's Campfire S'mores (Episode 4): Featuring sweet and savory layers of marshmallow-coated popcorn, chile-laced chocolate ganache and crushed graham crackers, Stacey's hand-held dessert is the ultimate summertime treat.