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 10, Episode 1

A Decade of Dish-asters

The new recruits enter boot camp with dreams of becoming great chefs, but their dreams become nightmares when they see photos of their culinary failures mounted on their stations. To start off, mentors Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray have the recruits cook their signature dishes so that they can assess their skills in the kitchen. Then, the recruits dive headfirst into a main dish challenge where they must cook shrimp and live lobster. The recruits with the least successful dishes on each team will be sent home.

Saturday
Jan 7
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 2

Getting Stuffed

Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Tyler Florence test the recruits' food knowledge in a game show-style battle of "Family Food," where they go head-to-head to win steps for an incomplete recipe. After the game, they clumsily attempt to fill in the blanks in their partial recipes and cook the dish. Then, they all must stuff and prepare a delicate cut of meat.

Wednesday
Jan 11
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 4

Taking It to the Streets

Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Tyler Florence give the recruits a hard lesson in kitchen multi-tasking, as they must cook four eggs, each in a different style -- leaving some of them scrambling for time, and others cracking under the pressure! Then, the kitchen gets even hotter when the recruits make four different Asian street food dishes.

Wednesday
Jan 11
4pm | 3c
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 9, Episode 8

Celebrity: The Final Showdown

The last two recruits face their final, ultimate challenge: to cook a restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts, including TV host Sarah Gore, chef Akhtar Nawab and Cooking Channel's Laura Vitale. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray coach their recruits, who must put all the skills they have learned over the past eight weeks to the test in order to be named the winner and awarded $50,000 for their charity.

Saturday
Jan 14
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 8

Celebrity: The Final Showdown

The last two recruits face their final, ultimate challenge: to cook a restaurant-quality meal for a panel of culinary experts, including TV host Sarah Gore, chef Akhtar Nawab and Cooking Channel's Laura Vitale. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray coach their recruits, who must put all the skills they have learned over the past eight weeks to the test in order to be named the winner and awarded $50,000 for their charity.

Sunday
Jan 15
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 1

Celebrity: Celebrity Dish-asters

The new cast of celebrity recruits quickly learn that boot camp is no walk down the red carpet! To assess everyone's skill, Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray have the celebrities cook a dish using some unique ingredients from their swag gift bags. Then, they teach them a simple steak and eggs dish, which proves to be much harder than expected for the clueless cooks. After Anne and Rachael pick teams, one celebrity is sent back to Tinseltown.

Wednesday
Jan 18
12pm | 11c
Season 9, Episode 4

Celebrity: BOOOOT Camp!

Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray have scary things in store for a Halloween-themed boot camp. First, the celebrities must make unique monster Bloody Marys. Then, they tackle some frightening foods in their main dish challenge, and the two celebrities with the worst dishes battle it out in a 'devilish' blind elimination challenge.

Wednesday
Jan 18
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 4

Fish Freak Out

Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray are replaced with two surprise culinary giants who don't "kid" around as they mentor the recruits through the skill drill of making unconventional pizzas. For the main dish challenge, the recruits have to get their hands dirty and face their fishy fears by learning to fillet and prepare a fish dinner.

Sunday
Jan 22
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Grill Skills

The recruits arrive in a park for a burger grilling Skill Drill, and when Chefs Anne and Robert encourage them to put their own spin on this classic, some cooks struggle to find inspiration. The chefs choose the most creative burger after a blind taste test, and reveal a "Chef Advantage"- the chef whose recruit wins the Skill Drill gets to trade a team member. The next day at Boot Camp for the Main Dish Challenge, the recruits must execute elegant meals for two, sit down to eat with their chef, and defend their dishes. The losing recruits are eliminated.

Wednesday
Feb 8
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

Facing Food Fears

The remaining six recruits attempt to conquer intimidating ingredients when they visit The Meat Hook, a New York butcher shop, where they learn to make a sausage meal from scratch for their Skill Drill. Back at Boot Camp, the recruits face their seafood fears in the Main Dish Challenge. Each cook must clean and prep a squid or whole fish for an entree and make a side dish that features the recruit's least favorite ingredient. The competition narrows as two more worst cooks leave the competition.

Wednesday
Feb 8
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 8

Worst to First

The final two recruits face their toughest challenge yet: to prepare a three-course meal in a real restaurant kitchen for a panel of demanding gourmands. Chefs Anne and Robert devise a menu, send the recruits shopping for ingredients, and then help their recruit practice the menu for three short hours. The next day, the recruits find themselves at New York's famed Tribeca Grill, where they must cook for three culinary experts: Marc Murphy, Donatella Arpaia, and Drew Nieporent. After much deliberation, the panel reveals its choice for the best-executed meal. The winner receives $25,000 and bragging rights that they are no longer one of the Worst Cooks in America.

Wednesday
Feb 8
7pm | 6c
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
6pm | 5c

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

Basic Vanilla Cake

Red Pepper Penne with Cherry Tomato Puttanesca

Lobster-Toasted Garlic Quesadillas with Brie Cheese 2

Parmigiano-Crusted Cauliflower with Agliata Sauce

Stir-Fry Noodles with Jalapenos and Peanuts

Chicken Parmesan

Red Pepper Cocktail Sauce

Sticky Brick Chicken with Creamed Corn and Crispy Kale

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Fresh Cranberry Relish

Nutty Turkey Loaf with Cracked Cranberry and Orange Sauce

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Hash Brown Potatoes 2

Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Summer Rolls

Perfect Haricots Verts

Pumpkin-Ricotta Pancakes with Chunky Apple-Raisin Sauce

Seared Pork Chops with Grape Sauce

Bison Tenderloin with Piquillo Pepper Pesto and Tapenade Mashed Potatoes

Tagliatelle with Bacon, Burst Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula

Orange Pumpkin Pancakes with Vanilla Whipped Cream, Cinnamon Maple Syrup and Thick-Cut Bacon

Chicken Milanese with Escarole Salad

Bone-in Pork Milanese with a Roasted Fingerling Potato-String Bean-Tomato-Arugula Salad

Fried Oyster with Asian Pear Salad

Marinated Lamb Shoulder Chops with Tzatziki, Arugula, and Feta

Warm Lentils with Mustard Vinaigrette

Serrano-Wrapped Sherry Shrimp

Peach Upside-Down Cake