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Star Cooking: Scary-Good DIY Meatloaf

by in Food Network Star, Recipes, June 24, 2010

Aarti, we hope your confidence is rising, because you’re on a roll! Last week, Liz cooked Aarti’s Tandoori Chicken on Scallion Blini, and now we’re back with another Aarti winner from Episode 3. Turk-Eye Meatloaf is an unfortunate and not-exactly-appetizing name for a recipe, but the flavor of Aarti’s dish proved otherwise. She drew HorrorRead more

Star Cooking: From Sweet to Savory to My Stove

by in Food Network Star, Recipes, June 17, 2010

Aarti conquered her self-doubt (and the fact that she's never had a funnel cake!) and came out on top, and I couldn't wait to try her winning dish: Scallion Blini with Chicken in Tandoori BBQ Sauce.

Authentic Indian, Made Modern

by in Food Network Star, Recipes, June 9, 2010

I am lucky to have grown up with a mother who is a fantastic Indian cook. She does not make dishes from recipes; she goes by taste. This makes for a very complicated way to learn the cuisine. The delicate spice combinations typical of Indian cuisine can either meld into a flavorful plate or aRead more

Star Cooking: A Winning Recipe, at Home

by in Food Network Star, Recipes, June 8, 2010

As I watch The Next Food Network Star from my couch at home, I’m pretty jealous of Bob, Bobby and Susie—the lucky ones who actually get to taste the food. Well, maybe not so lucky during the very first challenge when, despite the high caliber of talent this season, several of the chicken-and-potato dishes wereRead more