Boot Camp Extras

Mentors' Dishes

Arm yourself with Rachael's and Anne's recipes.

Cook Along with the Show

Are You a Worst Cook?

Find out if you'd have a place in the culinary competition.

Test Your Know-How

Rachael vs. Anne

The two mentors go head-to-head in Season 10, but which mentor will beat the other?

Best of the Worst Moments 3 Videos

Relive the most-dangerous moments and most-awful dishes from the show in its 10 seasons.

Are You A Worst Cook?

Skill-Drill Challenges 5 Videos

Learn from others' mistakes by watching these blunders.

Lessons from Past Seasons

Gain Culinary Chops 12 Videos

Learn how to be a better cook through these how-to videos.

Start with the Basics
Season 2, Episode 2

Farmageddon

Awakened by a live chicken in their penthouse, the 14 remaining recruits take a field trip to a farm where Chefs Anne and Robert challenge them to prepare the perfect omelet for their Skill Drill. Back at Boot Camp, in the Main Dish Challenge, both chefs demonstrate a pork dish, and each recruit participates in a step of the demo. Halfway through prep, the chefs surprise the recruits by taking away their notebooks. To finish the task, the recruits must rely on their own memory and each other. After mixed results, the two worst cooks are eliminated.

Friday
Feb 10
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 2

Going Global

The recruits will be tested on an international level as they attempt to learn to make Hand Pulled Chinese Noodles and meatballs from around the globe. Will the recruits pull through or will they create an international disaster?

Tuesday
Feb 21
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 7

Kicked Off By Kinfolk

The recruits have to impress their hardest critics yet in hopes of moving on to the finale. First they'll feed 30 screaming third-graders, then they'll have to cook a family-style meal for their loved ones who sent them to boot camp.

Sunday
Feb 17
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 2

Straight Edge Skills

This week Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay test the knife skills of the worst cooks in America. The remaining 12 recruits hit the high seas in a fishing skill drill and also have to take a huge step into the world of farm to table butchery.

Sunday
Feb 24
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 5

Face Your Fears of Feeding

Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay take the remaining six recruits to the grocery store to make samples for the shoppers and then they face their toughest critics yet, as they host a party for some large hairy, scary bikers.

Friday
Mar 22
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 2

Scratching the Surface

Since Chefs Bobby and Anne are starting from scratch with these bad cooks, the lessons for the week involve learning to cook from scratch — including an "udder-ly" hands-on experience sourcing milk for homemade cheese.

Sunday
Mar 2
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 4

Scared Straight Into the Kitchen

This week, the Recruits huddle up to tackle game day dishes as they as they create deep-fried fan favorites for Chefs Anne and Tyler. Will they make crowd-pleasing dishes, or be defeated by the fryer? After the big game, the Recruits try not to lose their noodles when they break down a raw squid to make squid ink pasta with calamari.

Thursday
Feb 5
5pm | 4c
Season , Episode 1

Celebrity: Celebrity Pot-un-lucky

With Rachael Ray beside her, Chef Anne Burrell faces a new challenge -- celebrities who can't cook. They only have six weeks to transform seven pampered celebs into kitchen stars. To assess everyone's skills, Anne and Rachael host a potluck and find themselves tasting some very interesting dishes. After Anne and Rachael pick teams, one celebrity is sent back to Tinsel Town.

Saturday
Sep 26
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 3

Celebrity: Celebrity Showdown

Chef Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray's remaining celebrity recruits start the week by testing their food knowledge in a game that gets everyone's competitive side fired up. They then have to use their newfound food knowledge to make a signature celebrity sandwich. Anne and Rachael select the cooks of their least favorite sandwiches into a blind elimination challenge.

Thursday
Oct 8
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 6

Celebrity: Final Food Fight

Chef Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray lead the final two celebrity recruits to a professional kitchen for their final challenge: Cook a refined three-course menu for a panel of culinary experts. The recruits work tirelessly to determine which mentor gets the bragging rights, which recruits' charity will win $50,000 and who will be crowned the first winner of Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition.

Sunday
Nov 1
1pm | 12c
Season 8, Episode 5

The Cod Squad

The remaining recruits must use exotic proteins to grind out some unforgettable burgers. After serving their original sliders to Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Tyler Florence, the recruits learn they must each fillet a whole cod to make homemade fish and chips.

Saturday
Feb 6
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 3

Glazed and Confused

It's time to learn how to build flavors. From a sweet skill drill making doughnuts to a savory main dish challenge making roulades, the recruits are asked to experiment for the first time in the kitchen and create their own take on these dishes to drastically unpredictable results.

Wednesday
Jul 6
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 5

All Fun and Game Day

Competition is in the air as the recruits enter boot camp to see that it has been transformed into a game day arena. They must put their culinary knowledge to the test in a game of Family Food, where only one team can be named the winner. For the main dish challenge, the recruits must cook for a crowd and impress their guests with the ultimate game day sandwich and an appetizer.

Saturday
Feb 4
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 8

Mardi Gras Mad

Boot camp has been transformed into one of America's greatest culinary cities, New Orleans, where the recruits will learn how to tackle the cuisine's melting pot of flavors and techniques. For the skill drill, the recruits must work as a team to fill in the missing words on a recipe that they then have to execute. For the main dish challenge, the recruits must individually replicate their mentors' New Orleans-inspired dishes.

Saturday
Feb 25
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 8

Mardi Gras Mad

Boot camp has been transformed into one of America's greatest culinary cities, New Orleans, where the recruits will learn how to tackle the cuisine's melting pot of flavors and techniques. For the skill drill, the recruits must work as a team to fill in the missing words on a recipe that they then have to execute. For the main dish challenge, the recruits must individually replicate their mentors' New Orleans-inspired dishes.

Sunday
Feb 26
6pm | 5c
Season 10, Episode 9

The Reason You're Here

In order to demonstrate how well they have learned cooking skills and techniques over the last nine weeks, the final four recruits step into their mentor's shoes and direct Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray to make a dish. Then, for the main dish challenge, Anne and Rachael bring in VIP guests that hit very close to home and who will be key in deciding which recruits move onto the finale for the chance of winning $25,000.

Sunday
Feb 26
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 9

The Reason You're Here

In order to demonstrate how well they have learned cooking skills and techniques over the last nine weeks, the final four recruits step into their mentor's shoes and direct Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray to make a dish. Then, for the main dish challenge, Anne and Rachael bring in VIP guests that hit very close to home and who will be key in deciding which recruits move onto the finale for the chance of winning $25,000.

Monday
Feb 27
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 7

Facing Your Fears

For the skill drill, the recruits must face the foods they fear most by creating a dish that utilizes two of their least favorite ingredients not used in everyday cooking. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray strive to expand their recruits' culinary horizons to help them in main dish challenge, where they have to spatchcock a Cornish game hen and put their own flavorful twist on a special side dish.

Saturday
Mar 4
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 8

Mardi Gras Mad

Boot camp has been transformed into one of America's greatest culinary cities, New Orleans, where the recruits will learn how to tackle the cuisine's melting pot of flavors and techniques. For the skill drill, the recruits must work as a team to fill in the missing words on a recipe that they then have to execute. For the main dish challenge, the recruits must individually replicate their mentors' New Orleans-inspired dishes.

Saturday
Mar 4
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 9

The Reason You're Here

In order to demonstrate how well they have learned cooking skills and techniques over the last nine weeks, the final four recruits step into their mentor's shoes and direct Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray to make a dish. Then, for the main dish challenge, Anne and Rachael bring in VIP guests that hit very close to home and who will be key in deciding which recruits move onto the finale for the chance of winning $25,000.

Saturday
Mar 4
5pm | 4c
Season 10, Episode 9

The Reason You're Here

In order to demonstrate how well they have learned cooking skills and techniques over the last nine weeks, the final four recruits step into their mentor's shoes and direct Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray to make a dish. Then, for the main dish challenge, Anne and Rachael bring in VIP guests that hit very close to home and who will be key in deciding which recruits move onto the finale for the chance of winning $25,000.

Sunday
Mar 5
6pm | 5c
Season 10, Episode 10

A Fine Finale

The final two recruits face their last challenge: to prepare a three-course, restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray will help coach their recruits, but ultimately it is each recruit's final chance to show how much they have improved since week one. The culinary experts will pick a winner based on a blind tasting, and the winning recruit will walk away with $25,000.

Sunday
Mar 5
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 10

A Fine Finale

The final two recruits face their last challenge: to prepare a three-course, restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray will help coach their recruits, but ultimately it is each recruit's final chance to show how much they have improved since week one. The culinary experts will pick a winner based on a blind tasting, and the winning recruit will walk away with $25,000.

Monday
Mar 6
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 10

A Fine Finale

The final two recruits face their last challenge: to prepare a three-course, restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray will help coach their recruits, but ultimately it is each recruit's final chance to show how much they have improved since week one. The culinary experts will pick a winner based on a blind tasting, and the winning recruit will walk away with $25,000.

Saturday
Mar 11
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 10

A Fine Finale

The final two recruits face their last challenge: to prepare a three-course, restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray will help coach their recruits, but ultimately it is each recruit's final chance to show how much they have improved since week one. The culinary experts will pick a winner based on a blind tasting, and the winning recruit will walk away with $25,000.

Sunday
Mar 12
7pm | 6c

Meet the Mentors

Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell has worked at some of New York's top restaurants and hosts Chef Wanted, Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef.

Rachael Ray

Rachael's always on the go with her hit shows: 30 Minute Meals, Week in a Day, 3 in the Bag and Rachael Ray's Kids Cook-Off.

Most Popular Recipes

All Worst Cooks in America Recipes

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Udon Noodles

Okra Ratatouille

Chicken Parmesan

Spatchcocked Turkey with Sage Butter and Gravy

Stuffed Mushrooms

Grilled Rib-eye with Fra Diavolo Lobster Relish

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Raviolo al Uovo

Seared Duck Breast

Shrimp Fried Rice

Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Coconut-Crusted Pork Chops with Warm Pineapple Salsa

Pommes Chef Anne

Basic Vanilla Cake

Cheddar Scallion Waffles and Dijon Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Squab Marsala

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Pea and Goat Cheese Stuffed Ravioli

Chicken Marsala

Pork Tenderloin Nachos with Mornay Sauce, Avocado-Corn Relish, Charred Jalapeno and Goat Cheese

Chicken Fried Steak with White Gravy 2

Colcannon Skins

Lamb Loin with Indian Spice Blend and Roasted Vegetable Stew with Frizzled Brussels

Roasted Chicken Roulade with American Triple Cream and Georgia Ham

Fish and Chips

Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon-Chipotle Sauce

Potato Pancakes with Salmon Tartare and Dill Creme Fraiche