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 3, Episode 5

Luck of the Irish

Eight recruits will be asked to re-create one of Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay's favorite meals using nothing but their sense of taste, smell and sight while their teachers secretly watch and judge. Then it's a St. Patrick's Day surprise as the recruits have to cater a party for 40 hungry Irish New Yorkers.

Friday
Mar 16
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Do It Yourself Cooking

Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the Worst Cooks in America to stop relying on others to cook for themselves. The remaining eight recruits race a delivery boy in making their own homemade Chinese takeout and bake a cake for a very special occasion with the help of Ron Ben-Israel.

Friday
Mar 15
2am | 1c
Season 4, Episode 3

Fire and Ice

Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay train the remaining 10 recruits' palates as they work on creating their own unique flavor combinations. The worst cooks freeze while making gelato and play with fire — as well as burgers — in this week's challenge with special guest Willie Degel.

Saturday
Feb 15
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 4

Do It Yourself Cooking

Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the Worst Cooks in America to stop relying on others to cook for themselves. The remaining eight recruits race a delivery boy in making their own homemade Chinese takeout and bake a cake for a very special occasion with the help of Ron Ben-Israel.

Saturday
Feb 15
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
Feb 16
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 7

Timer's Up

It's Chef Bobby's last recruit versus Chef Anne's last recruit to determine the ultimate winner of Worst Cooks in America. In one last face-off, finalists will cook a refined three-course meal in a professional restaurant kitchen for a panel of culinary experts who will decide which chef-mentor is the better teacher by leading his or her recruit to a $25,000 victory.

Sunday
Jan 4
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 1

It Just Keeps Getting Worse

With Chef Tyler Florence now beside her in the kitchen, Chef Anne Burrell is out to claim her turf and take the win. After an open call brings some truly horrible cooks right to Anne and Tyler, the pair chooses 14 Recruits to bring back to Boot Camp. These "home cooks" make the chefs their signature dishes, and upon tasting, Anne and Tyler choose their Recruits and give them a lesson in creating the ultimate romantic meal.

Saturday
Sep 19
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 6

Blast From the Past

The Recruits are down to the final four when they are faced with their most-important challenge so far. They re-create their signature dishes from the first episode, using their newfound skills and food knowledge, showing who has truly improved and who is still a Worst Cook. The next day, the Recruits are shocked to find they will be cooking for their family members. As this is a blind tasting, the Recruits risk being sent home by their very own loved ones.

Sunday
Sep 20
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 3

Spice Up Your Life

The Recruits try their hands at experimenting with flavor combinations with a Skill Drill where they serve their crepe creations in a blind tasting. Then the Recruits make their own international tacos: Some flavor combinations are good enough to take over the world while some are truly Worst Cooks worthy!

Friday
Sep 25
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 5

Celebrity: Tapas Can't Stop Us

Chef Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray teach the final three recruits about entertaining, showcasing how to make chips, salsa and guacamole from scratch. Then, putting their entertaining and multitasking skills to the test, the celebs are challenged to make several tapas to be served simultaneously. The final blind elimination of the season will determine which two recruits head to the finale.

Saturday
Oct 24
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 1

Fear the Worst

Chef Tyler Florence returns to the kitchen to challenge reigning champ Chef Anne Burrell to a rematch. An open casting call attracts some of the worst cooks that they've seen yet, but they choose 14 recruits to train back at culinary boot camp. These "home cooks" make their signature dishes, and after an unsavory tasting, Anne and Tyler pick their teams and attempt to teach them how to make a well-balanced dinner.

Monday
Jan 4
12am | 11c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 6
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 2

Celebrity: Hawaiian Pig and a Poke

Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray play a unique taste and describe game with the celebrity recruits in order to introduce them to unique tropical flavors. Then, the mentors demonstrate Hawaiian poke and pork dishes, which their recruits must replicate exactly. The two celebrities with the worst dishes go head-to-head in an elimination challenge.

Saturday
Jan 14
5pm | 4c
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

Seared Duck Breast

Chicken Parmesan

Salmon Tartar

Spatchcocked Turkey with Sage Butter and Gravy

Chicken Fried Steak with White Gravy 2

Grilled Rib-eye with Fra Diavolo Lobster Relish

Pea and Goat Cheese Stuffed Ravioli

Shrimp Fried Rice

Chicken Marsala

Colcannon Skins

Blueberry-Nectarine Crisp

Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

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

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Tenderloin of Beef in Mushroom, Mustard and Red Wine Sauce

Lamb Burgers with Feta Tzatziki Spread

Cast-Iron Pork Chops with Nectarine Pico de Gallo

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

Roasted Chateaubriand with Red Wine-Mushroom Reduction and Pommes Puree

Hash Brown Potatoes 2

Cheddar Scallion Waffles and Dijon Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Chicken Paella

Roasted Chicken Roulade with American Triple Cream and Georgia Ham

Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon-Chipotle Sauce

Chocolate Hazelnut Panna Cotta