All Posts In Behind the Scenes

Watch/Chat With Giada

by in Behind the Scenes, July 30, 2010

Can you EVEN? The very first email I read this morning informed me that we had confirmed Giada De Laurentiis to participate in our live chat on Sunday night. I’m excited! Bring your food questions, your thoughts on this season – Giada will be discussing it all! If you haven’t chatted with us before, it’sRead more

Serena vs. ME

by in Behind the Scenes, Videos, July 28, 2010

No, it’s not as dramatic as it sounds – but, Serena definitely had words for me when we were reunited at The Next Food Network Star After Party. Oh, and yes – she did address the unforgettable “singing” moment. Watch the clip, it’s pretty funny.  

Jumping Into the Fray

by in Behind the Scenes, July 24, 2010

Hey, Guys: I’ve been following all the chatter going on here at Star Talk and to put it simply – I had to join the conversation! Every week, through the remainder of the show, I’ll be happy to answer questions you send in via our blog here, Facebook or Twitter. If you don’t have aRead more

Caption This: Stress on the Star Set

by in Behind the Scenes, July 21, 2010

Last week's fete at Frank Sinatra's wasn't the happiest paarti for Ms. Aarti. The next challenge is right around the corner, bringing a fresh chance to prove herself. What, pray tell, is she thinking? Help us make the picture sing--caption it. Then click over and vote for your favorite finalist.

A Love Story or Two (OK, Maybe Three)?

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Star, Recap, July 19, 2010

My first love was Dzintra, but as with all great love stories – ours was cut short far too early. After the enviable Dzenis-Dudley romance of 2010 ended, I knew I must move on and find my next reality star romance. Serena and Brianna both fit the bill perfectly. But, who would I choose? ToRead more

Exclusive: Bobby Dishes on Aarti and Aria

by in Behind the Scenes, July 19, 2010

After shooting episode six at Frank Sinatra's former home, Bobby recognizes that Star is falling down to the wire. "Consistency, to me, is very important when you're trying to put forth what your food point of view is," he says in a FoodNetwork.com exclusive vlog, reacting to Aarti's Camera Challenge and explaining his appreciation forRead more

In the Stars’ Shoes: What’s You In a Jar?

by in Behind the Scenes, July 16, 2010

During this week's star challenge, Suzie asked the finalists create a food that was "you in a jar." Some finalists had more success than others cramming themselves into said jar.

Foes, Frenemies, BFFs: The Many Faces of Serena and Brianna

by in Behind the Scenes, Community, July 15, 2010

Now it's your turn. You make the call: Should Serena and Brianna stay frenemies or foes or become BFFs? We want to see your comments (though the comments you've shared toward them in the past few weeks indicate you prefer warm and fuzzy to too cool for school). Tell us what you think. Then checkRead more

Bobby Flay Energizes Herb and Takes On Cheeseheads

by in Behind the Scenes, Recipes, July 12, 2010

Energy Chef Herb was crestfallen when he and fellow finalists failed to beat the three-minute buzzer during their cooking demos. Stage right, enter Grill It Guy and all-around Superman Bobby Flay. In less than three minutes, Flay troubleshoots a trio of Star hopefuls' dishes, transforming them from meh to masterful. And he shows off someRead more