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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/03/2013

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 9: Memory eraser

This week, cheftestants must put a “healthy” spin on a famous moment from previous “Top Chef” seasons.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/13/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 6: Faris thee well

The cheftestants have to please the palates of Washington State natives and actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 2: Fish on high

Cheftestants cook in the Space Needle; three previous-season types reenlist.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 1: Egged on & off

Poor omelet execution sends one of Washington’s cheftestants packing even before the cast goes to Seattle.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Patton Oswalt, funny on food

The comedian’s riffs on the culinary life got some of the biggest laughs at Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse.

By Carol Blymire  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Gluten-free products at the Fancy Food Show

Are you gluten intolerant? Then the Summer Fancy Food Show has something for you.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012

‘Top Chef,’ Ep. 16: More smack talk, please!

The chefs like each other. The judges like the dishes. Carol Blymire doesn’t like the way the finals are playing out.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Ep. 13: Pee-wee Herman and pancakes

The nostalgic star shows up to help ‘Top Chef’ producers jump sharks.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Ep. 12: Pants-less in San Antone

Padma exposes a lot of leg, while the cheftestants try to prove who’s the best cafeteria cook.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 11: Pure poison

Charlize Theron makes an appearance as movie huckster, er, guest judge on episode 11.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 10: Restaurant Snores

In the most anticipated, action-packed challenge of the season, there’s plenty of time for viewers to yawn.

By Carol Blymire  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 01/05/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Episode 9: In the pits

Episode 9 mixes modernist cuisine with old-fashioned barbecue, with little to savor on either end of the spectrum.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:25 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011

‘Top Chef,’ Episode 8: Deep in the yawn of Texas

The cheftestants phone in a tribute dinner challenge on episode 8 of “Top Chef: Texas.”

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 7: The Heather-nator

Carol Blymire recaps episode seven in which the chefs must cook with tequila and stay out of Heather’s way.

By Carol Blymire  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 6: #Occupy Southfork

The cheftestants mosey over to the “Dallas” ranch, where they prepare — what else? — steaks.

By Carol Blymire  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/01/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 5: The Big D

The chefs cook on the side of the road, then for progressive dinners in the state capital of big hair and money.

By Carol Blymire  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 4: The crying game

They’re shedding tears again on “Top Chef: Texas,” and it has nothing to do with the heat of the chili peppers.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/17/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 3: Boringville

Three episodes into the new season, and Carol Blymire is still looking for a dish, any dish, to love.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas’: The wrangling, part 2

Quite possibly the longest lead-up to the actual competition in the show’s history. But is bigger really better?

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Episode 1: Cattle call

The debut episode felt as long as a trip across Texas as Tom and Padma picked the final 16 cheftestants.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2011

Top Chef All Stars Ep. 16: Finally, the finale!

The finale comes down to Richard and Mike, who cook their hearts out for a last shot at the title and $200,000.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Top Chef All Stars, Ep. 15: The penultimate episnooze

Antonia falls by a single vote, leaving next week’s finale to the bosy’ club she had complained about.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Top Chef All Stars Episode 14: And then there were 3

Bikinis, snorkeling, hacking open conch on the beach, cooking for the Commodores: It’s butter in the Bahamas.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Top Chef All Stars Ep. 13: ZZZZZZZzzzzzzz

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Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Top Chef All Stars Ep. 12: A Final Five!

The judges punt their tough decision by deciding not to decide. That means Carla, Richard, Antonia, Mike and Tiffany are headed to the Bahamas. But first: What's with all the crying?

By Carol Blymire  |  04:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/03/2011

Top Chef All-Stars Ep. 8: French beats Italian?

The cheftestants try to out-paesano one another, but the winning dish smacks of another country.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/14/2011

Tales of the Testers: What about 'Noma'?

A trusted Friend of Food braves a few recipes from the cookbook on just about everybody's top 2010 list.

By Carol Blymire  |  02:00 PM ET, 01/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Recipes, Recipes | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Tales of the Testers, books, recipes