Season 1, Episode 5

The Next Food Network Star, Part 5

We are searching for THE NEXT FOOD NETWORK STAR. We have narrowed the tapes and applications down to (8) lucky finalists. Watch as these finalists are evaluated through media training exercises and culinary challenges - all geared towards being a television cooking host.
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Recipes From This Episode

Beet Salad

Papaya Shrimp with Sauteed Beet Greens and Boiled Root Vegetables

Chicken and Artichokes in Lemon Cream Sauce over Penne

Endive and Romaine Salad with Walnuts, Pears, and Gorgonzola and Raspberry Balsamic Drizzle

Honey-Chipotle Pork Ribs

Country Greens

Lobster Pot Pie

Ancho-Grilled Pork Loin Capped with Smoky Paprika Cream, Served over a Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salad and Fire-Roasted Poblano Pepper

Watermelon Jicama Salad

Fried Chicken

Seared Romaine and Cucumber

Topless Crispy Quesadilla with Cilantro Pesto and Mango Mojo on a Bed of Greens

Ginger Shrimp with Papaya Pico de Gallo

Smoked Gouda Grits

Grilled Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Steamed Brussels Sprouts in Caramelized Onions

Salmon Wellington

Vanilla Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut Flakes

Honey Tangerine Granita with Sour Cherry Syrup and Fresh Raspberries

Warm Nectarines with Lemon Syrup

Chilled Beets and Asparagus with Garlic Chive Blossoms

Chilled Beets and Asparagus with Garlic Chive Blossoms

Salt and Pepper Salmon with Shiitakes and Leeks

Mocha Madness Biscotti Pie

Avocado Salad

Smoked Gouda Grits

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