Worst Cooks Skill Drills: Seafood Freak-Outs

At the fish market, Wild Edibles, Dorothy Strouhal and Kelli Powers prepare lobster for a raw bar for the Everything Seafood challenge as seen on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, Season 3.

Photo by: Janet Rhodes ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Janet Rhodes, 2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Cooking involves facing many different things, including ingredients that may not be as easy or pleasurable to deal with as others. Scaly fish, snapping lobsters — these are just some of the scary ingredients recruits have had to face on past seasons of Worst Cooks in America. All you have to remember is you're at the top of the food chain. And when it comes to "dispatching" with a live lobster, some kitchen confidence is involved, but once you get beyond it, you will have an impressive lobster dinner.

The lesson that Anne and Bobby try to teach is to not to be afraid of anything in the kitchen, especially creatures of the deep. Cooking fish and shellfish may take some getting used to, but it's no reason to keep from cooking and enjoying eating them.

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Skill Drills: Seafood Freakout 02:22

Watch out as the Worst Cooks take on seafood that may still be alive.

Watch the video above to relive some top moments and learn how to build your confidence when dealing with scary seafood. The next time you see a recruit running in the other direction when faced with cooking seafood, you'll know there's nothing to be afraid of.

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