The family that I cook for each week has been diligently following me on Chef Race. This is very sweet, and also strange, since we've never actually met in person. They know me purely through my emails, my food, and now, my TV persona. But it's given ... Continue Reading about On the Job: Spaghetti and Meatballs a Piperade
It was clear to all of us, from the minute this challenge started in Fort Smith, that we were in for a trip to crazytown. Cody had forgotten to take his happy pills, and it was his way or a tantrum-filled highway. The Brits were allowed to choose ... Continue Reading about Chef Race Episode 5 Rewrites: Meals (and Tantrums) on Wheels
There's a lot that needs rewriting from this past week's Chef Race episode. Among them, Stan and my midpoint challenge cook-off against Caroline and Bianca, which they cut entirely. I am partially relieved because it means they cut Richard Corrigan ... Continue Reading about Chef Race: Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish with Tomato-Zucchini Rice and Radish Slaw
Last week’s episode was a fun one, both in real life and on the small screen. I mean, what could be better than being given free license to say dick and balls as much as you please to a bunch of God-fearing Midwesterners on national television? This ... Continue Reading about Chef Race Episode 4 Rewrites: The Brits’ Balls Finally Drop
I was pretty nervous to watch last week’s episode. Mainly because it was the first (of many) times I broke my cardinal rule of reality television participation: I cried. But it turned out I had nothing to worry about, because like the first two ... Continue Reading about Chef Race Episode 3 Rewrites: She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain, or Not
Okay, so it took me a little longer to put together these thoughts on episode two than I expected. I was away this weekend reliving some of the glory of tonight’s episode. I had an epic time in Vermont camping out with a bunch of my college friends, ... Continue Reading about Chef Race Episode 2 Rewrites: There’s Bison Blood on Your Hands
Contrary to that reaction shot above, which appeared on screen during the first few minute's of Tuesday's premiere, I was not at all surprised by the fact that we were starting in LA with no money, no food, and no prospect of a bed at the end of the ... Continue Reading about Chef Race Episode 1 Rewrites: Tequila, Tacos, and Sushi in the Bathroom
I can't believe the Chef Race: UK vs. US 2-hour season premiere is only hours away! The heart palpitations have begun, so I'm going to spend my day in the kitchen distracting myself. I'm making chili and cornbread for my real life team of friends, ... Continue Reading about Chef Race: Virtual Viewing Party, All-American Potluck & Giveaway!