Tag: Episode 5

How to Make the Ultimate Funnel Cake

by in Recipes, July 3, 2014
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There are certain foods that are synonymous with amusement parks, fairs and carnivals. One of those happens to be funnel cakes — fried, cakey and doused in powdered sugar. In last Sunday's episode of Star, the remaining finalists and judges headed to Knott's Berry Farm, an all-American theme park. In between takes, the Food Network StarRead more

Threat of the Week: The Mentors — Justin’s Rebel Recap

by in Recap, June 30, 2014

Remember that time the Food Network Star hopefuls had to make viral-marketing videos? I bet you are LOL-ing right now. That was last week, and with that episode we saw the elimination of Aryen, who could almost cut the mustard on camera, but had a dull blade in the culinary department. After that so-bad-it's-good challenge,Read more

It Was Two Votes to One — Alton’s Post-Star Rundown

by in Judges, June 29, 2014

Every week, Alton Brown is joining the Star Talk roster to talk about the most-recent elimination and the thoughts behind each difficult decision from the judges' perspective. As far as I'm concerned, this challenge got down to the nitty-gritty — the real skills required to do the actual job of being a Food Network Star.Read more

WATCH: Anything Can Happen on Star

by in Videos, July 2, 2013

From missing ingredients and gadgets to fake fire alarms, Sunday's episode of Star challenged the remaining contestants' culinary skills as well as their patience, live-demo capabilities and on-the-spot thinking. Click play on the video above to watch some of the funniest and most awkward moments that prove anything can happen when the cameras go live.

There Is No Pause Button on the VCR of Reality — Justin’s Rebel Recap

by in Recap, July 1, 2013

Food Network Star isn't just a job interview, it's a learning process. It's akin to studying for a Ph.D. in public speaking or training for the culinary version of Battle Royale. With every learning process there are markers for self-evaluation. In Food Network Star U, they are called "midterms" and they're designed to thin theRead more