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

Country Greens

Papaya Shrimp with Sauteed Beet Greens and Boiled Root Vegetables

Chicken and Artichokes in Lemon Cream Sauce over Penne

Lobster Pot Pie

Honey-Chipotle Pork Ribs

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

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

Ginger Shrimp with Papaya Pico de Gallo

Fried Chicken

Seared Romaine and Cucumber

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

Smoked Gouda Grits

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

Salmon Wellington

Mocha Madness Biscotti Pie

Vanilla Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut Flakes

Chilled Beets and Asparagus with Garlic Chive Blossoms

Salt and Pepper Salmon with Shiitakes and Leeks

Smoked Gouda Grits

Avocado Salad

Warm Nectarines with Lemon Syrup

Honey Tangerine Granita with Sour Cherry Syrup and Fresh Raspberries

Chilled Beets and Asparagus with Garlic Chive Blossoms

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