Food Network Kitchens (2022)

The unique group of talented chefs that make up the Food Network Kitchens write, test and prep the recipes that you see on TV.

Slow-Cooker Healthy Cranberry-Pecan Oatmeal Porridge Easy Coat the inside of a 6-quart slow cooker insert with nonstick cooking spray. Add 12 cups cold water, the oats, rice, barley, salt, nutmeg, orange peel and cinnamon stick, and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low heat until the grains are t Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 480 mins Serves 12
Healthy "Tortilla Soup" Oatmeal Easy Heat the oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the onions and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and cook, stirring, until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder, and Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 10 mins Serves 4
Vegan Quinoa-Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash Medium Position an oven rack in the middle of the oven; preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Cut each squash in half lengthwise and scoop out and discard the seeds. Arrange the halves in a large baking dish, flesh-side up. Whi Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 85 mins Serves 4
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Healthy Oatmeal with Matcha Yoghurt, Pistachios and Apples Easy 1. Bring 3 1/2 cups water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce the heat to medium-low and stir in the oats. Cook, stirring frequently, until the oats are creamy and tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat, co Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time - Serves -
Vegan Queso Easy Special equipment: high-powered blender Place a fine-mesh sieve over a large liquid measuring cup. Pour the tomatoes with green chiles into the sieve and press with a spatula to squeeze out all the liquid. Put Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
Vegan Meringues Easy Special equipment: 1 large pastry bag 1 large star or round pastry tipPreheat the oven to 120 degrees C. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.Strain the chickpeas directly into the bowl of a stand mixer. There should be about 3/4 cup liquid; reserve Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 120 mins Serves 24
Vegan Sugar Cookies Easy For the vegan sugar cookies: Beat the butter and granulated sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the vanilla and 2 tablespoons of the almond milk, then con Prep Time 40 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 32
Healthy Oatmeal, Date and Chocolate Chunk Cookies Easy 1. Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven and preheat the oven to 175°C.2. Spread the oats out on a baking sheet and bake until light golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Reserve 1/4 cup of the oats for sprinkling and transfer the remai Prep Time 35 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves -
Vegan Baked Beans Easy Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C. Place the dried mushrooms in a medium bowl and cover with 2 cups boiling water, make sure each mushroom is submerged. Let steep for 10 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, reserving Prep Time 35 mins Cook Time 200 mins Serves 8
Air Fryer Chilli-Garlic Tofu with Green Beans Easy Special equipment: a 6-quart air fryer1. Drain the tofu, wrap each block in several layers of paper towel and set on a large plate. Place a heavy pan on top (cast-iron works great for this) to press excess liquid from the tofu. Allow to rest for 15 Prep Time - Cook Time - Serves 4
25-Minute Flank Steak with Charred Vidalia Onion Salad Easy 1. Preheat a very large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until it just begins to smoke.2. While the pan is heating, slice the onions into 1/4-inch-thick rings and toss with 1 tablespoon of the oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pep Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 4
30-Minute Roasted Pork with Grapes and Couscous Easy Position 2 oven racks in the top and middle position, and preheat to 220°C. Toss the grapes and sage leaves with 2 tablespoons of the oil, 1 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake on the top rack until the grapes Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
25-Minute Cod with Lentils Easy Cook the bacon in a medium saucepan over high heat, stirring frequently, until just brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the onion and garlic, and stir constantly until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine, bring to a boil and cook, stirring, to scrape up an Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
30-Minute Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew Medium Puree the tomatoes, onions, garlic, chipotle and adobo sauce in a food processor until completely smooth.Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven or pot over medium-high heat until nearly smoking. Add the pork in a single layer, season with 1 teaspoon salt Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
20-Minute Crispy Pierogies with Broccoli and Sausage Easy Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Arrange the pierogies snugly flat-side down in the skillet (there may be some overlapping). Cook until the bottoms just begin to brown, about 3 minutes. Pour in 1/2 cup Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves -
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30-Minute Pan-Seared Salmon with Baby Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms Easy Combine 1 1/2 cups of water, the rice and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer until the rice is tender and most of the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest. Fluff Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
15-Minute Asian Rice Salad Easy Peel the ginger and finely grate it in to a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the olive oil, vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil. Season with some salt and pepper. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dressing and set aside. Thinly slice the mushrooms and spring oni Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 4
15-Minute Meatloaf Melts Easy Preheat the grill.Grate the shallot over a large bowl. Add the meat loaf mix, breadcrumbs, half the ketchup, egg, Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon salt and several grinds of pepper. Use your hands to thoroughly combine the mixture, then divide it int Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 10 mins Serves 4
25-Minute Cheesy Sausage and Butternut Squash Casserole Easy Special equipment: a 2- to 3-quart broiler-safe baking dishPosition an oven rack about 5 inches from the broiling element, and preheat the broiler.Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. While the pan is hea Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
25-Minute Grilled Pork Chops with Succotash Easy Prepare a grill or large grill pan for medium-high heat.Put the tomatoes into a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and let sit at room temperature while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.Put the sour cream, lime zest and juice, cu Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 4
20-Minute Chicken Thighs and Couscous with Dill Easy Position an oven rack about 4 inches away from the grill heat source, and preheat. Bring 1 1/2 cups water, the butter and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a simmer in a covered medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from the heat, quickly stir in the cous Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 4
20-Minute Prawns and Couscous with Yoghurt-Hummus Sauce Easy Preheat the grill to high. Combine the couscous, apricots and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a bowl. Add 260ml very hot water, cover with cling film and let sit until all of the water is absorbed and the couscous is tender, about 5 minutes.Stir Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 4
Herbed Chicken Marsala Easy Place the chicken cutlets between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet (or the flat side of a chef's knife) until about 1/3 inch thick. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.Put the flour on a medium plate. Heat th Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
Prawn and Leek Soba Noodles Easy Special equipment: cheesecloth and a fine-mesh strainerLine a fine mesh strainer with a double layer of cheesecloth and set over a large bowl.Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the soba and cook according to the package directions. Dra Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 40 mins Serves 4
Sausage Falafel with Romaine and Yoghurt Sauce Easy Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.Pulse the chick peas, onion, garlic, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a food processor until finely chopped. Sprinkle with the flour, baking powder, then pulse until just combined. Transfer to a m Prep Time - Cook Time - Serves 4
Smoked Gouda and Leek Tart Easy Preheat the oven to 200°C. On a lightly floured surface, roll the puff pastry to a 13-inch-by-10-inch rectangle and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Prick the pastry all over with a fork and scatter with the leeks and both cheeses. Spr Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 30 mins Serves 8
Kale and Pistachio Pesto Spaghetti Easy Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Fill a large bowl with ice and water. Add the kale to the boiling water and cook, stirring, until just wilted but still bright green, about 2 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer the kale to the ice wa Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 4
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Shaved Summer Vegetable Salad Easy Special equipment: a mandoline slicer1. Shave the beetroot into paper-thin rounds, the carrot into paper-thin slices on a bias and the radish into paper-thin half-moons on a mandoline. Thinly slice the cabbage with a sharp knife.2. Whisk toge Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time - Serves 6
Kids Can Make: Strawberry French Toast Roll-Ups Easy Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with parchment, and spray the parchment with cooking spray. Mix together the cream cheese and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small bowl. Roll each slice of bread flat with a rol Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 4
Kids Can Make: Raspberry-Lemon Bread Pudding Easy Special equipment: six 8-ounce ramekins or ovenproof coffee mugs 1 large roasting pan Position an oven rack in the center of the oven, and preheat to 190 degrees C. Spread the bread on a baking sheet, and bake until crispy and dried o Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 60 mins Serves 6
Kids Can Make: Baked Egg-and-Harissa Tarts Easy Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Unfold the puff pastry, and cut it into 4 equal squares (you don't have to roll the dough out). Arrange the squares, evenly spaced, on the prepared baking Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 25 mins Serves 4
Kids Can Make: Asparagus Marinara Easy Position an oven rack in the bottom half of the oven, and preheat to 190 degrees C. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk together 1 of the eggs, the mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and granula Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 25 mins Serves 4
Kids Can Make: Mac 'n' Cheese Bites Medium Position oven racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven, and preheat to 200 degrees C. Line 2 or 3 mini-muffin pans with liners, and coat the liners generously with cooking spray. Bring a medium pot of salted Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 30 mins Serves 36
Kids Can Make: Healthy Secret Strawberry Chocolate-Chip Muffins Easy Position an oven rack in the center of the oven, and preheat to 180 degrees C. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners, and spray the liners lightly with cooking spray. Whisk together the flour, 1/3 cup of the c Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 45 mins Serves 12
Blue Cheese Steak Sandwich With The Works Easy For the steak:1) Mix the Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, hot sauce, and 5 cloves of chopped garlic in a large glass baking dish. Add the steak and swish around, turning until evenly coated. 2) Marinate at room temperature for 15 to 30 minute Prep Time 8 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 6
Kids Can Make: A Quesadilla Bar Easy Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef, breaking it up with a spoon, and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Stir in the cumin, c Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
Kids Can Make: Crunchy Breakfast Tacos Easy Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Warm the taco shells on a baking sheet, about 5 minutes. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the taco seasoning and whisk well with a fork. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium- Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 10 mins Serves 8
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Cream-Filled Devil's Food Cupcakes Medium For the cupcakes: Position an oven rack in the center of the oven, and preheat to 180 degrees C. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners, and lightly coat with cooking spray. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt an Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 25 mins Serves 12
Creamy Chilled Tomato Soup with Black Bean-Pepper Jack Quesadillas Easy Position a rack about 4 inches from the broiler heat source, and preheat. Blend 120ml ice water mixed with ice cubes, 60g of the sour cream, cucumber, tomato, garlic, scallion whites and 1/2 teaspoon sa Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 4
Cinnamon-Raisin Cereal Treats Easy Grease the inside of the Bundt pan with some butter. Melt the butter in a large pot set over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and cinnamon and cook, stirring occasionally, until the marshmallows melt completely, about 5 minut Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 14
Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Pretzel Cereal Treats Easy Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with enough foil so that there's a 2-inch overhang on all sides. Grease the foil with butter. Melt the butter in a large pot set over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and cook, stir Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 24
Kids Can Bake: Apple Bread Easy Work the apples, sugar and lemon zest together in a large bowl with your hands until the sugar feels like wet sand. Let the mixture sit, tossing occasionally, for 30 minutes (the sugar will have started to melt but will still be gritty Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 60 mins Serves 8
Fruity Cereal Treats Easy Line an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with enough foil so that there's a 2-inch overhang on all sides. Grease the foil with butter. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add half of the marshmallows and c Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 5 mins Serves 25
Broken Heart Chocolate Cake Easy Special equipment: a 9-inch heart-shaped cake panFor the cake:Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9-inch heart-shaped cake pan with cooking spray and dust with flour, tapping out the excess.Prepare the cake batter according to the p Prep Time 55 mins Cook Time 45 mins Serves 10
Grilled Shrimp with Grilled Tomato Cocktail Sauce Easy Prepare a grill or large grill pan for high heat. Put the tomatoes, onion and lemon on a baking sheet. Brush with 1 tablespoon of oil and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. Lightly oil the grill grates. Arrange Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 6
Summer Dinner Salad Easy Prepare a grill for medium heat. Whisk the vinegar, mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt and several grinds of black pepper together in a large serving bowl. Whisk in the oil to make a smooth dressing. Remove about 2 tablespoons of the Prep Time 35 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 4
Slow-Cooker German Potato Salad Easy Whisk 2 cups water, 60ml of the vinegar, 1 tablespoon of the honey, 1 tablespoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in the insert of a 6-quart slow cooker. Add the potatoes and stir to combine. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat until the Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 240 mins Serves 8
Twice Baked Potatoes Easy Preheat the oven to 190°C. Rub the potatoes with the oil and season generously with kosher salt. Place on a baking sheet and bake until the potatoes are very tender on the inside and crisp on the outside, about 1 hour, 15 minutes. Let stand 5 min Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 100 mins Serves 4

FAQs

What happens to the leftover food on Chopped? ›

The leftover food on the show is put to good use. According to Cheatsheet, the team takes their work very seriously when it comes to ensuring that leftovers are never wasted. Basically, any remaining items or those left unused that haven't expired yet are given to local food banks.

Do the chefs on Chopped know the ingredients in advance? ›

In a 2016 interview with Tasting Tables, "Chopped" winner Michael Vignola said that although the contestants get a tour of the pantry, they don't get to see the mystery ingredients ahead of time. Also, they don't get any extra off-camera time to come up with a recipe idea.

Do Food Network chefs film in their own kitchens? ›

That's probably not your favorite celebrity chef's actual home kitchen. In most cases, celebrity chefs don't actually film their cooking shows in their homes. Set designers are probably the ones behind the cozy kitchen you've camped in for the last half an hour.

What does Food Network do with leftover food? ›

The crew also sometimes gets the opportunity to take leftover items. But if an item has been compromised, it's tossed. “There's very minimal of that,” she noted. And at the end of each challenge, items the show doesn't see a need for anymore are donated to missions, shelters or food banks.

What does Rachael Ray do with all the food she cooks? ›

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Do the contestants on beat Bobby Flay know the ingredients beforehand? ›

I've both competed and co-hosted." He further explained writing that not only does the show's culinary team make sure that Bobby has all his favorite ingredients accessible, but that "at no point does [he] know what the round two dish is or the contenders' round 1 ingredient." This content is imported from youTube.

Why do they make 4 plates on Chopped? ›

We need the fourth plate, because if someone gets Chopped I have to have a plate underneath the cloche when I lift it, and you don't want a plate that's already been half-eaten, so that's the main thing. Also, we take close-up shots of that fourth plate.

How much time do Chopped contestants get to plan? ›

Contestants have to get to set by 5:45 a.m. and block out two consecutive days for filming, according to the online application. Get ready to cook in front of a big audience. Though it looks like there's no one else in the kitchen besides the contestants, judges, and host, that's not the case.

How much do Chopped chefs make? ›

According to FAQ-ANS, losing chefs receive $1,000 for appearing on the show. Some contestants have even been able to appear on other cooking shows to better results. The cash prizes from Chopped are far more generous than on other popular cooking competitions like The Great British Bake Off.

How do TV chefs stay thin? ›

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Did sunny leave The Kitchen? ›

I'm out in the backyard, grilling some food. It's nice to get away for a while.” Sunny endured sweltering conditions to film an episode of the cooking-themed talk show in September 2020. She told her Instagram followers, “Today on #TheKitchen @foodnetwork, I once again turn my scorching hot backyard into a TV set.

What happens to leftover food on Top Chef? ›

Producers get leftovers. All that food has to go somewhere. The producers get to chow down on the leftover dishes and groceries. The worst dish was in season two.

What happens to all the food in Flavortown market? ›

Flavortown Market donates food before it goes to waste.

Since the warehouse is stocked with fresh produce, meat, fish, and other items that eventually will expire, unused food is donated to local food banks. "The contestants have thousands of items at their disposal for the cooking challenges.

Do contestants on baking shows get to use recipes? ›

On some shows, contestants get to use their own personal, written recipes. Although it varies by show, Goldman said, some series — particularly those featuring baking — allow contestants to bring written recipes they can refer to during the competition. "For baking we let people use recipes," he said.

Do master chefs get recipes? ›

But some skeptical fans have long wondered how realistic of a portrayal the show provides since not everything that takes place in the studio makes it to the edits. Nonetheless, the contestants are highly unlikely to receive a copy of the recipes in advance.

Does the audience eat on the Rachael Ray Show? ›

Unfortunately, they do not feed the audience from the food that they make. When you enter the holding area, there will be water and snacks provided. Sometimes it's chips other times a sweet treat . Make sure you eat before you go, because the smell of the food will make you hungry.

Who cleans up after cooking shows? ›

People are hired to clean up afterwards

No one likes to work in a messy kitchen. So it would make sense that the chefs would want to clean up after their set and make sure everything is pristine for the next show right? Wrong. After filming, when the kitchen resembles a war-zone, chefs get to take off.

Who eats the food on cooking shows? ›

Nobody actually eats the food you see on TV

And a different version is cooked specifically for them to take two or three bites (and then throw away). Plus, many dishes you see on TV are actually inedible.

Do contestants get paid on Beat Bobby Flay? ›

Two of Bobby's friends, be they chefs or celebrities, taste the food and pick a winner. That winner doesn't get a money prize or a show on the channel, but a chance to cook their signature dish next to Flay and see who comes out on top.

How much money do you get if you Beat Bobby Flay? ›

Whoever beats Bobby Flay will win $40,000 in prize money and walk away with some pretty big bragging rights.

Why do they make extra plates on Beat Bobby Flay? ›

Wikipedia states 3 plates for judges and one beauty plate for photos. It is for the plate shot while judges eat the others. Chpped the 4th goes under the cloche.

What happens to the left over food on MasterChef? ›

"What happens is that it gets ground down and cooked into compost, and that goes back into the gardens at Masterchef because that's a huge part of the show, the fact that we grow fruits and vegetables and herbs that the contestants can use," she told The Design Files.

Is chopped filmed in one day? ›

An episode of Chopped takes approximately 12 hours to tape, with deliberations after each round taking about 20 minutes. Judging is done by consensus among the judges.

How much does Ted Allen get paid? ›

But Ted Allen's earnings have come a long way since the days when he reportedly made only $3,000 an episode. Allen is now the host of "Chopped," and Celebrity Net Worth estimated his total earnings to be $5 million.

Who cleans up after cooking shows? ›

People are hired to clean up afterwards

No one likes to work in a messy kitchen. So it would make sense that the chefs would want to clean up after their set and make sure everything is pristine for the next show right? Wrong. After filming, when the kitchen resembles a war-zone, chefs get to take off.

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