Season 2, Episode 1

Worst Food Forward

Hundreds of terrible home cooks came out for the nationwide auditions, but only 16 of the country's worst home cooks travel to New York City to compete in a culinary Boot Camp run by Food Network chefs Anne Burrell and Robert Irvine. For the first Skill Drill, the recruits have 60 minutes to prepare a dish from scratch, and after sampling the terrible cooking, each chef chooses a team of eight for the other chef to teach. For the first Main Dish Challenge, the recruits must butcher a whole chicken and replicate an entrée as taught by their chef. Things get fiery, and the competition heats up as the least successful cook on each team is eliminated.
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Recipes From This Episode

Pan Seared Chicken Breast with Herb Jus and Potato-Vegetable Hash

Chicken Cacciatore

Sauteed Haricots Verts

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