Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off Season 2, Highlights from Episode 2

Catch up on what happened on Episode 2 of Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off.

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Photo By: Justin Lubin ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

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On the Farm With Rachael and Guy

Rachael and Guy welcome the teams to Underwood Family Farms. The challenge entails showing respect for the ingredients and their source. The teams must act as their own farmers and pick the produce they intend to use in their dishes. And they must cook on grills in an outdoor kitchen. Dinner guests will include 25 of the farm's employees, who will be voting on the dishes.

Team Guy Gets First Pick

Before going to the fields, the contestants must choose their main ingredient from among the options available on the scarecrow. Once an ingredient is chosen, no one else can use it. Since Team Guy had the advantage from last week, they are allowed to make their selections first, leaving pork chops, flank steak and eggplant for Team Rachael to contend with.

Planning the Menu, Coaching the Stars

Carnie is worried she won't be able to pull off pork chops because she never cooks on the grill. Rachael's advice is to focus on not overcooking the meat and to make a homemade barbecue sauce.

Green Acres Is Not the Place for Me

Chilli's not too keen on the challenge because she hates dirt and bugs. Plus, wearing sandals might not have been the best idea for walking through a farm. But after she switches out her footwear, she takes the challenge in stride.

A Hard Day's Work

Team Rachael heads out to find the produce they will need for the challenge. Both teams find the task difficult because the farm is so expansive and they don't know where to find all the vegetables they want. They only have 1 hour, so they must make the most of their time.

Some Helpful Advice

Rachael gives Kathy some pointers on her eggplant Parmesan, which Kathy calls Farm-esan. Sauteing some onions and shallots will help add extra flavor to the dish.

Winner Winner Fish Dinner

Since Chilli won the last challenge with her tilapia tostadas, she hopes she can pull off another win by choosing to cook fish again, this time salmon. Guy suggests she grill the fillets on top of cedar planks to lend an additional smoky flavor. She's game even though she's never tried the technique.

Chimi-what?

Hines wants to do flank steak with a teriyaki sauce but Rachael suggests Hines make a chimichurri sauce to accompany the meat. Hines doesn't even know what the sauce is.

This Is How I Roll

Johnny stays in his comfort zone and chooses to cook chicken again for this challenge. To create his Chicken Marbles, he decides to roll the chicken pieces in prosciutto to amp up the flavor. Guy shows him how to roll and secure the meat with skewers for grilling.

Time Is of the Essence

Hines is already seasoning his steak and getting it ready for grilling, but Carnie's still behind. She lost precious time by letting herself get frazzled by the outdoor kitchen, and is just getting started on the barbecue sauce for her Sassy BBQ Top Chops.

Stuck Behind a Towering Stack of Eggplant

After slicing all the eggplant for her dish, Kathy has to salt the rounds to draw out the bitterness and then grill everything up before she can assemble the dish. Not to mention she still has to prepare a side dish.

Lending a Helping Hand

Cornelia is running out of time to finish up her Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms. Dean has a free moment and rushes in to help her catch up by preparing the pesto sauce.

Sizzling Success

Hines' steak is turning out great. He's so confident in his flavors that he decides to go against Rachael's advice and skips making the chimichurri.

Show Us What You've Got

Rachael and Guy hope their teams have succeeded at the farm-to-table challenge by preparing some strong dishes. They want to see simplicity and lots of flavor. The two mentors watch as each contestant comes forward to present their specific dish.

Team Guy Presents

After Team Rachael presents, it's time for Team Guy to talk about their dishes. Johnny hopes he can hype up his dish by talking more about growing up on his grandmother's farm than the food.

Victory Is Finally Ours

Team Rachael has their first win with Hines' flank steak leading them to victory. It's a surprise for Team Guy, whose members all thought their dishes were a shoo-in to win the challenge. This means the two contestants who prepared the least favorite dishes must participate in the blind-tasting challenge to determine who goes home.

A Surprising Bottom Two

The dinner guests found Cornelia's portobello mushrooms to be undercooked and Dean's lamb and potatoes to be underseasoned. Now the two must face off in a 15-minute cook-off using corn as their main ingredient. Cornelia decides to make a salad and Dean decides to make an omelet.

Cornelia Hopes She Can Pull It Off

Cornelia chooses to boil and grill her corn to cover all her bases. Unfortunately the grill gives her a bit of trouble and the cobs catch on fire because she forgot to presoak them. She utilizes any corn that appears to be edible for her salad, finishing the dish the best she can.

Almost Too Close to Call

Rachael and Guy found both Dean's and Cornelia's dishes to be very flavorful, but they decided to send home the celebrity who didn't fully execute the ingredient of corn in their dish. In the end, it was Cornelia's dish that wasn't up to par — some of the kernels of corn weren't cooked enough.

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