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Wednesday, July 30

Throwdown with Bobby Flay

What happens when a 6 foot 5 inch guy decides to open up a bakery that makes the best cupcakes around? You get 'Big Man Bakes" of course! Cupcakes are the hottest food trend, but William "Chip" Brown was ahead of the curve when he opened "Big Man Bakes" now LA's biggest little bakery in town. What will happen when chef Bobby Flay brings his best mini's west to put them to the test against LA's sweetest tastemaker. It's a mini cupcake Tinseltown Throwdown!

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5 Ingredient Fix

Claire Robinson puts her 5 ingredient spin on the classic Steak Frites. Hanger Steak gets fresh with a cherry sauce, and the frites get sweet, too. Add a tangy finishing touch with Crispy Goat Cheese Salad.

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Chocoholics rejoice - Hungry Girl shows you how to enjoy your favorite indulgences guilt-free including Chocolate Marshmallow Mississippi Mug Pie, Madness Cupcakes, an over-the-top dessert drink, a Mounds Bar Martini, and to top it all off: a non-alcoholic Hot 'N' Nutty Liquid Brownie. In addition, Lisa searches for the dessert of her dreams!

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Cupcake Wars

Four talented cupcake bakers compete to serve their cupcakes to the stars at an exclusive party for the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

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The Pioneer Woman

Ree Drummond is going around the world with 16-minute meals. First stop is India with Easy Mulligatawny Soup for sharing with a friend. Then, for a solo meal, Thai Beef With Peppers. For dinner with the family, it's off to Italy for Chicken Piccata and delicious Buttery Lemon Parsley Noodles.

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Barefoot Contessa

Ina is writing an article about eating local and she's challenged herself to make a meal entirely from Hamptons ingredients. There's Eggplant Caponata with produce from a farm in Water Mill, the catch of the day in Montauk is bass so Ina's roasting it with a Caesar inspired sauce. And for dessert, fresh Peach Cake with fruit from the farmers' market and even the eggs are local, freshly laid by happy Hamptons chickens. Then it's all veg talk in Ask Ina.

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Semi-Homemade Cooking

Sandra takes us on a trip to the Far East with easy Asian-inspired recipes. To start things off, a Spinach and Lychee
Salad. Edamame with Shitake Mushrooms perfectly complements Sandra's Miso Poached Tilapia with Udon Noodles. For dessert, a creamy Coconut Rice Pudding with a sweet and tart Cherry Sauce and a sensational Safire Moon cocktail.

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Ten Dollar Dinners

Melissa d'Arabian makes a rich and beefy lasagna with maximum satisfaction at minimum cost. Equally easy is her Mandarin Orange Gratine with Tangy Sabayon Sauce, pairing tangy citrus with a creamy sauce for a near-instant sweet treat.

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Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

Homemade sausage? Have no fear, Chef Anne Burrell shows how easy it is to make her Garlic Pork Sausage at home. Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples makes a simple side dish, while Horeseradish Parsley Mustard Dipper makes the ideal condiment. Drink Pairing: Beer

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30 Minute Meals

A sweet and savory feast that's equally delicious morning, noon and night. Chicken and Savory Waffle Monte Cristos with Rosemary-Maple Gravy; Melon and Melba Bowls.

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Giada at Home

Giada's friends are in a band and they have been on the road touring and eating craft services. Giada decides to have them over for a good home cooked meal of Penne With Braised Short Ribs, Bibb Salad With Parmesan Butter Crostini and Apple Cider Shandy.

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Giada at Home

Giada De Laurentiis makes four traditional Italian recipes, then she takes a turn...adding a few unexpected ingredients and techniques that give these familiar dishes a modern spin.

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Barefoot Contessa

It's a drill dinner for local fire fighters. After a practice fire drill, Ina pitches in and serves the fire fighters up a delicious dinner back at the station. There's beef barley soup, Firefighter Scott Elley's sloppy joes served with Ina's stilton dressing and make your own pecan caramel sundaes.

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Barefoot Contessa

TR is having house guest’s for the weekend and Ina is helping him stock up his fridge. In return he has promised to run a foody errand for her in NYC at Eli’s tomato factory. While TR shops in NYC Ina stocks up his fridge with weekend meals including Chicken Pot Pie, Wheatberry salad and split pea soup and a tasty tomato sandwich for herself.

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The Pioneer Woman

It's make-ahead marvels all the way on the Drummond ranch. First, there's Hot Corn Chile Dip, perfect for a teen pool party. Then Drip Beef Sandwiches, a huge hit for a hungry ranch crew and lastly Meat Sauce, the secret to so many fabulous feasts. Getting ahead has never been so easy and delicious.

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Southern at Heart

Damaris visits her favorite neighborhood Italian grocery store, Lotsa Pasta, where she finds beautiful fresh ricotta and local goat cheese, and transforms it into a decadent but easy-to-make Goat Cheese Gnocchi With Bacon, Dates and a Kentucky Brown Butter Wine Sauce. For dessert, Damaris puts her twist on an Italian favorite with a silky Buttermilk Panna Cotta. It's a celebration of Italy with a Kentucky accent.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's checkin' out all kinds of funky foods from coast to coast. In Monterey, Calif., the second-generation Italian joint serving mom's time-tested recipes like meaty lasagna and real deal minestrone. In Boston, the funky little sandwich shop pressing panini that satisfy both meat and veggie lovers. And in Jackson, Wyo., the ex-Marine bringing Americana to the small town with dishes like chicken pot pie and homemade soups and pretzels.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's hittin' the road for some scratch-made comfort food. In Burbank, Calif., the family-owned chili-serving spot with a name dating back a century. In Philadelphia, the three-story gourmet bar food joint crankin' out clam chowder with gnocchi and a regional fry favorite. And in Toronto, Canada, the smokehouse kicking burgers and fried chicken up a notch and turning a traditional BLT on its head.

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Restaurant: Impossible

Chef Robert travels to Douglas, Mich., to save the Kalico Kitchen and longtime owner Catherine. Catherine is boisterous and blunt, with a vocabulary so colorful that it's turning the staff against her ... including her own son, Donny. Despite all the yelling, cursing and put downs, the staff hasn't been whipped into shape — the restaurant is failing, the food is subpar and the kitchen is absolutely filthy! Robert has just two days to get the place cleaned up, the staff back on track and the owner to shape up.

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Restaurant Stakeout

Willie is called in to help lifelong best friends and current business partners Joe and Gene. Four years ago the former Wall Street hotshots opened Somers 202 in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. While locals initially loved the restaurant, lately business has bottomed out. The owners dream of passing the restaurant down to their children, but without Willie's help, shutting the doors on Somers 202 may be their only reality.

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Restaurant Stakeout

Willie is summoned to Union, N.J., to help owner John with his struggling family restaurant, Mario's Tutto Bene. John's parents passed over the 32-year-old restaurant to him seven years ago but now this restaurant runs more like the Wild West than a cozy family restaurant! The staff at the restaurant has run amok and the owners need Willie's help to not only save their struggling store, but to help mend their family ties.

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Restaurant: Impossible

Marie's at Ummat Cafe poses many challenges for Chef Robert Irvine. Situated next to Atlanta's oldest Mosque, many potential customers falsely think that the restaurant is strictly for Muslims, owner Jaliwa's experience in catering has not translated into running a restaurant and the design team has a fight that puts the entire restaurant makeover in jeopardy.

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Restaurant: Impossible

The nearly three-year-old Fork Diner in Calhoun, Ga., never quite took off, and owners Gray, Diana and Michael are now faced with a failing business and a suffering friendship. Chef Robert Irvine will have just two days to address the boring food, lack of cleanliness, disinterested staff and an owner with one foot out the door.

 

FN Dish Update: See How The Fork Diner Is Doing

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Restaurant Stakeout

Willie is summoned to Union, N.J., to help owner John with his struggling family restaurant, Mario's Tutto Bene. John's parents passed over the 32-year-old restaurant to him seven years ago but now this restaurant runs more like the Wild West than a cozy family restaurant! The staff at the restaurant has run amok and the owners need Willie's help to not only save their struggling store, but to help mend their family ties.

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Restaurant: Impossible

Marie's at Ummat Cafe poses many challenges for Chef Robert Irvine. Situated next to Atlanta's oldest Mosque, many potential customers falsely think that the restaurant is strictly for Muslims, owner Jaliwa's experience in catering has not translated into running a restaurant and the design team has a fight that puts the entire restaurant makeover in jeopardy.

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Restaurant: Impossible

The nearly three-year-old Fork Diner in Calhoun, Ga., never quite took off, and owners Gray, Diana and Michael are now faced with a failing business and a suffering friendship. Chef Robert Irvine will have just two days to address the boring food, lack of cleanliness, disinterested staff and an owner with one foot out the door.

 

FN Dish Update: See How The Fork Diner Is Doing

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Restaurant Stakeout

Willie is called in to help lifelong best friends and current business partners Joe and Gene. Four years ago the former Wall Street hotshots opened Somers 202 in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. While locals initially loved the restaurant, lately business has bottomed out. The owners dream of passing the restaurant down to their children, but without Willie's help, shutting the doors on Somers 202 may be their only reality.

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Iron Chef America

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Stephanie Izard. Chef Izard, a James Beard Award nominee, is chef and owner of Girl & The Goat in Chicago. The Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and David Rocco.

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