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Movin’ On Up …?

by in Behind the Scenes, Judges, June 16, 2010

So it seems a tad early to me, but Giada thinks the Star action has already reached a point where the "real contenders" are about to cut loose from the "don’t-quite-cut-its." Here's the catch: It may not be who you’d expect. Check out her philosophy on the concept of finalist potential ....

What Would Bobby Do? Watch Instant Re-Flays

by in Judges, June 15, 2010

WWBD? It’s easier to be behind the camera than in front of it. And armchair quarterbacking a demo is more fun than doing one: I would’ve, he could’ve, she should’ve. Even Bobby Flay knows the lens is a tough judge. So he's sharing his tips this season, making over finalists' recipes. This week, Bobby isRead more

Keepin’ It Real: Episode 2

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Star, Judges, Recap, June 14, 2010

Alrighty! Let me dig in on some of my standout moments – and then I want to hear yours! I must admit, I was expecting (and hoping for) a little Dzintra Drama. From the comments I’ve read, she has clearly rubbed some of you the wrong way, but as I explained last week, I enjoyRead more

Parting Glances

by in Judges, August 2, 2009

So, there you have it, Melissa is our new Food Network star. So, why Melissa and not Jeffrey? In many respects, they’re flip sides of the same coin. Two warm, likeable, smart experts. Both parents; similar ages. Both great communicators, full of info, who became remarkably comfortable on camera. Either could have had a hitRead more

Finale Sunday

by in Judges, July 31, 2009

This is it. The moment we've been waiting for all summer long. This Sunday is the final showdown between Jeffrey and Melissa in their toughest challenge yet. The winner will be headlining their own show on Food Network next weekend. Jeffrey or Melissa? See ya Sunday at 9pm/8c. And, if you have missed any episodes,Read more

The Final Showdown

by in Judges, July 27, 2009

Debbie I’ve never met a more polarizing finalist, or, a more confusing one. She had so much going both for and against her. Some viewers were up in arms about her from episode 1. And yes, sometimes the truth seemed to shift underneath her feet like quicksand. Who can guess why she chose to slideRead more