Turning Up the Heat — Testing the Cutthroat Kitchen Sabotages

By: Nikhita Mahtani
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Hair Dryer and Paint Dryer 02:48

Can you use a hair dryer and a paint dryer to make a breakfast sandwich?

 On this week's episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, competitors had to cook the perfect breakfast sandwich — a standard dish that involves toast, eggs and meat. It may seem easy enough, but not on this show, where the competitors are sabotaged in every way, from ingredient swaps to the removal of cooking utensils. While some of these sabotages may seem completely outlandish, they are indeed possible; Food Network's culinary team tests each ingredient, heat source and kitchen appliance to make sure that the contestants will be able to create a dish with the sabotage within 30 minutes. In this round, one competitor had to give up all of his or her heat sources and use a paint-dryer to cook all of the ingredients.

How is this possible? See for yourself by clicking play on the video above, in which the Food Network culinary team tested the sabotage beforehand. Also see which heat source didn't make the cut.

Tune in for a new episode of Cutthroat Kitchen every Sunday at 10|9c.

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