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Saturday, May 30

The Best Thing I Ever Made

There's smoke in the air -- but no need to sound the alarm! It's just some of your favorite Food Network chefs lighting the charcoal for the Best Thing They Ever Made ... GRILLED. From a 24-ounce rib-eye fit for an Iron Chef to Vietnamese-inspired chicken wings, get ready to make your summer barbecues the best ever!

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Guy's Big Bite

Guy Fieri puts his spin on turkey burgers: with roasted chiles mixed into the grilled patties, sauteed onions, peppers and a layer of monterey jack cheese, all piled on toasted brioche buns ... it is out of bounds! On the side, Crispy Fried Pickles: coated in panko breadcrumbs and served with homemade buttermilk dipping sauce. To wash it all down, a Roasted Jalapeno Margarita. A little spicy, a little sour, and extremely dynamite delicious.

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Barbecue Addiction: Bobby's Basics

Chef Bobby Flay's revealing his go-to techniques for a simple and delicious meal at the grill. First up, Bobby's favorite method to grill chicken which he tops with a fresh and rustic herb sauce. Then he's whisking together one master vinaigrette to use on two side dishes — Grilled Potatoes With Goat Cheese and a Grilled Asparagus Crostini. Plus, a grapefruit dessert that couldn't be easier.

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Southern at Heart

Every Sunday, Damaris lights up the grill and fires off ingredients to last the week: this week, she's grilled off jalapeno peppers and strawberries. She uses the peppers as a base for a Compound Butter to top her Pan-Seared Pork Chops that she dresses alongside her Perfect Cornbread. The grilled Strawberries are the basic element in her mouthwatering Barbecue Sauce Baked Beans. Grill once and have flame-kissed flavor all week long.

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Farmhouse Rules

Nancy and David are hosting a cookout. Nancy heads to town to get delicious chocolate candies for her Grilled Banana Boats dessert. They're a sweet treat that follows their dinner of Grilled Salt and Pepper Crusted Rib Eye and Garlicky Green Salad. After the cookout, the family enjoys Creamy Orange Soda Floats as they release flying lanterns into the sky.

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The Pioneer Woman

It's fires on the ranch and flames in the kitchen as Ree grills up a rib-sticking dinner for the family after an afternoon burning grass on the prairie. They enjoy a Grilled Chicken Slider Bar, Grilled Potato Bundles, Grilled Corn and Bell Pepper Butter and Blackberry Pot Pies with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.

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The Pioneer Woman

Ree Drummond celebrates her middle children Paige and Bryce, with three snapshots of food and fun over a week while the other kids are away. She's making their favorite food starting with Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup. There's speedy, creamy Bow Tie Chicken Alfredo and build-your-own Grilled Fruit Pizzas with a cookie base, cream cheese frosting and indoor grilled glossy fruit.

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Trisha's Southern Kitchen

Trisha's brother-in-law and his wife are coming over to share some favorite family grilling recipes like Mike's Pork Candy, Mary's Baked Beans, In the Husk Grilled Corn on the Cob, and Trisha's Grilled Pineapple served with ice cream and a warm apricot sauce.

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The Kitchen

Fire up the grill for a delicious Alabama White Sauce Chicken recipe and then see how to doctor up store-bought barbecue sauce. Geoffrey Zakarian shows how to grill a lobster and Katie Lee has a colorful quinoa side salad. Plus, tips to set up the perfect barbecue buffet, grill trends, answers to your most common grill questions, and a Tequila Sunrise.

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Spring Baking Championship

The final four bakers must tap into their basic training to create memorable Memorial Day desserts to make it to the finale. First they're challenged to create a layered springtime trifle and then they'll have the freedom to create the dessert of their choosing — as long as it's red, white and blue.

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Beat Bobby Flay

Musician and chef Eugene Jones and up-and-coming chef Christopher Wall enter a culinary skirmish for the chance to take down the legend, Bobby Flay. Cutthroat Kitchen judge Simon Majumdar and The Kitchen host Sunny Anderson are eager for their friend Bobby to swallow defeat, but who will get the job done?

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Beat Bobby Flay

Two former winners of Food Network Star, Jeff Mauro and Justin Warner, turn the tables on Bobby as they bring in two fantastic chefs to beat him. Bobby has his work cut out for him with sweet, but fiery, Chef Daniela D'Ambrosio and eager-to-prove-himself Chef Malcolm Mitchell fight for the right to show what they've got.

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Restaurant: Impossible

Chef Robert Irvine is in the resort town of South Padre Island, Texas, to help the owners of the Padre Rita Grill. This four-year-old business features both food and music, but they're not doing either very well. Robert will have to overhaul the tacky tiki bar decor and get the owners to focus on the bottom line to make life at the Padre Rita Grill paradise.

 

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's signing up for a meat-crazed master class. In Portland, Ore., the craft-cooking family joint with a chef who butchers, cures, preserves and smokes everything in-house, from headcheese to great-grandma's fried chicken recipe. In San Carlos, Calif., the pastrami-crazed neighborhood spot crankin' out burgers, cheesesteaks and signature sammies.

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American Diner Revival

Longtime friends Ben, Brian and Mike bought Johnny Cakes diner in Nyack, N.Y., to save it from extinction, but now someone needs to help save them. Renovation expert Ty Pennington and Chef Amanda Freitag have their hands full with rocking booths, boring burgers, and an all-around dull presentation, but with only 32 hours will they be able to do everything that's needed to give the guys the surprise of a lifetime?

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Guy's Grocery Games

Four chefs take a gamble when Guy makes them roll dice to determine the details for creating their best dish. Next, the chefs must use odds and ends from the Clearance Carts to make a classy champagne brunch. Finally, two chefs must plan their menu on the fly while making their best chicken dinner using one ingredient per aisle.

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Cutthroat Kitchen

One chef must use a shark jaw as a knife. Then, two chefs must cook out of — and on top of — a suitcase. Finally, a banana nut muffin challenge that drives the chefs both bananas and nuts.

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Chopped

With four winning All-Stars returning to the Chopped Kitchen, and $75,000 on the line for someone's favorite charity, the judges are set to enjoy a masterful meal. The competitors find something purple and something fishy in the appetizer basket. In a tense entree round, a seafood tower threatens to topple the competitors' cool. Before being awarded the largest charitable prize in Chopped history, the final two All-Star chefs must handle a very hot pepper and conquer a cookie cake in the dessert round.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip Guy's meeting some masters of meat. In Compton, Calif., the Texas-inspired barbecue joint smokin' pork ribs and putting smoked turkey necks in the collard greens. In Denver the beer and pizza joint whipping up a unique bowl of mac 'n cheese and topping pizzas with beer braised brisket. And in Philadelphia a restaurant veteran serving up all kinds of fresh 'cue, from the chopped brisket sandwich to a Vietnamese-inspired pork belly sandwich.

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Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures reveals your favorite Food Network stars' deepest, darkest secrets — the over-the-top dishes they can't resist! Duff Goldman digs into a banana split big enough for King Kong, while Bobby Flay reveals a Sin City Italian meat and cheese masterpiece, and Robert Irvine raves about an impossibly decadent bacon mac and cheeseburger. Plus, jumbo cupcakes, a piled-high pastrami sandwich, and eggs benedict Chicago-style round out the menu.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy Fieri's headed west for barbecue and beyond. In Los Angeles, the food court gem grilling up homemade chorizo and a Yucatan turkey special. Then, in Las Vegas, two funky joints firing up the grill and slinging dishes that'll have you licking your chops ... and your fingers.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip Guy's on the inside track to Kansas City barbeque. In an industrial neighborhood, an award winning pit master serving up the KC specialty, burnt ends. In a southern suburb, a classically trained chef putting his spin on smoked pork. Then just down the street, a joint where they're taking barbequed chicken to the deep fryer. And at an old wood yard, mixing up a one-of-a kind rub for baby back ribs.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's meeting up with credible combos. In Brooklyn, N.Y., the barbecue joint mashin' up a variety of styles for their unique wings and their big time beef ribs. And in Manteo, N.C., the husband and wife tag-teaming in the kitchen to deliver on soft shell crab quesadilla, tuna tacos, and shrimp and chorizo.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's travelin' the world of feel good food. In San Antonio, a native Puerto Rican cranks out one of Guy's all time favorites, mofongo. In Virginia Beach, Va., an Italian mother/daughter duo treats everyone like family, servin' up family recipes for classics like homemade focaccia and stuffed meatballs. And in Chicago, a bbq joint brings southern cookin' to the locals with favorites like cajun meatloaf and chicken fried chicken.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's checking out some tried and true local faves. In Kansas City, Mo., the neighborhood favorite killin' it with their scratch-made standouts like pork hash with black beans. Down the road in Kansas City, right on the Missouri/Kansas border, the former chef to the President of Italy dishing up authentic homemade pastas straight out of the family recipe book. And in Albuquerque, N.M., the southern pride joint situated on Route 66, serving up a smorgasbord of dishes from smoked barbecue chicken to specialty hot dogs.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's tucking in the napkin and gettin' into some righteous barbecue. In Dallas, the barbecue stand tucked into a farmers' market, dishing out classic beef brisket and Carolina pork. And outside Las Vegas, the longtime meat market turning its knives on fresh sausage and slow-cooked ribs.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's steppin' up to unique grills on the mainland and beyond. In Miami, Fla., the husband/wife duo serving up classic Americana with a 21st century twist like the smoky fried chicken and Buffalo-style pig wings. In Orange County, Calif., the anything-but-average taco truck grilling steaks for the drunken torta and deep frying green chicken chilaquiles. And on Oahu, Hawaii, Guy's favorite rotisserie chicken joint cranking out the island's signature huli huli chicken.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Guy Fieri rolls out for medium rare done right. In San Francisco, a dive bar cranking out high-end, homemade dishes like apricot relish on a double pork chop; in Cambridge, Mass., a Harvard Square institution serving burgers piled high; and in Kemah, Texas, a meat market turned restaurant grilling up great house-cut steaks.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's meeting up with credible combos. In Brooklyn, N.Y., the barbecue joint mashin' up a variety of styles for their unique wings and their big time beef ribs. And in Manteo, N.C., the husband and wife tag-teaming in the kitchen to deliver on soft shell crab quesadilla, tuna tacos, and shrimp and chorizo.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's travelin' the world of feel good food. In San Antonio, a native Puerto Rican cranks out one of Guy's all time favorites, mofongo. In Virginia Beach, Va., an Italian mother/daughter duo treats everyone like family, servin' up family recipes for classics like homemade focaccia and stuffed meatballs. And in Chicago, a bbq joint brings southern cookin' to the locals with favorites like cajun meatloaf and chicken fried chicken.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's checking out some tried and true local faves. In Kansas City, Mo., the neighborhood favorite killin' it with their scratch-made standouts like pork hash with black beans. Down the road in Kansas City, right on the Missouri/Kansas border, the former chef to the President of Italy dishing up authentic homemade pastas straight out of the family recipe book. And in Albuquerque, N.M., the southern pride joint situated on Route 66, serving up a smorgasbord of dishes from smoked barbecue chicken to specialty hot dogs.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's tucking in the napkin and gettin' into some righteous barbecue. In Dallas, the barbecue stand tucked into a farmers' market, dishing out classic beef brisket and Carolina pork. And outside Las Vegas, the longtime meat market turning its knives on fresh sausage and slow-cooked ribs.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy's steppin' up to unique grills on the mainland and beyond. In Miami, Fla., the husband/wife duo serving up classic Americana with a 21st century twist like the smoky fried chicken and Buffalo-style pig wings. In Orange County, Calif., the anything-but-average taco truck grilling steaks for the drunken torta and deep frying green chicken chilaquiles. And on Oahu, Hawaii, Guy's favorite rotisserie chicken joint cranking out the island's signature huli huli chicken.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Guy Fieri rolls out for medium rare done right. In San Francisco, a dive bar cranking out high-end, homemade dishes like apricot relish on a double pork chop; in Cambridge, Mass., a Harvard Square institution serving burgers piled high; and in Kemah, Texas, a meat market turned restaurant grilling up great house-cut steaks.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip, Guy Fieri's headed west for barbecue and beyond. In Los Angeles, the food court gem grilling up homemade chorizo and a Yucatan turkey special. Then, in Las Vegas, two funky joints firing up the grill and slinging dishes that'll have you licking your chops ... and your fingers.

More from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip Guy's on the inside track to Kansas City barbeque. In an industrial neighborhood, an award winning pit master serving up the KC specialty, burnt ends. In a southern suburb, a classically trained chef putting his spin on smoked pork. Then just down the street, a joint where they're taking barbequed chicken to the deep fryer. And at an old wood yard, mixing up a one-of-a kind rub for baby back ribs.

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