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Season 32, Episode 2

Oodles of Noodles

The chefs are tasked with making noodle or pasta dishes from the items in the mystery baskets. In the first round, the competitors get ingredients that seem to point them in an Asian direction, then they crank out fresh pasta in round two. The final round has the chefs using their noodles to try to make desserts that fit the theme.

May 17
3pm | 2c

About Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is an award-winning chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, philanthropist and food activist. His most recent restaurant is New York City’s acclaimed Red Rooster Harlem, which opened in December 2010. The restaurant celebrates the roots of American cuisine in one of New York City’s liveliest and most culturally rich neighborhoods. Chef Samuelsson has been featured on Iron Chef, Chopped All-Stars, Top Chef Masters, 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, The Martha Stewart Show, the Today show, and his own television show, The Inner Chef, on Discovery Network. Marcus was recently honored as a guest chef at the White House under the Obama administration, where he planned and executed the administration’s first state dinner for the first family, Prime Minister Singh of India and 400 guests. While he has been honored by the prestigious James Beard Foundation on multiple occasions, including “Rising Star Chef” (1999), “Best Chef: New York City” (2003) and “Best International Cookbook” (2007), Marcus continues to maintain humility with regard to the art of food and his UNICEF endeavors, working toward immunization and curbing malnutrition for children throughout the world. His books include Aquavit: And the New Scandinavian Cuisine (2003), Discovery Of A Continent: Foods, Flavors, And Inspirations From Africa (2007), New American Table (2009), Yes, Chef: A Memoir (2013), Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home (2014), Make It Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life (2015) and The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem (2016).

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All Recipes by Marcus Samuelsson

Warm Kobe Beef with Truffle Tea

Crayfish Sushi

Fried Chicken

Beer Marinated Chicken with Pumpkin Puree and Yogurt Rice

Champagne-Infused Blackberry Soup with Sour Cream Sorbet

Tuna Lobster Roll with Curry Granita

Tandoori Smoked Salmon Ravioli with Goat Cheese Parfait and Osetra Caviar

Crayfish in a Jar

Swedish Meatballs with Spicy Plum Sauce

Grilled Tomato Soup with Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Pickled Herring

Aquavit's Gingersnap Cookies

Spicy Ketchup

Chocolate Ganache

Christmas Ham with Mustard Mix

Rare Seared Tuna and Scallop, Taro Root Chips and Sea Urchin Sauce

Citrus Granite with Crayfish Skewer

Wild Wild Wings


Grandma's Style Apple Cake with Vanilla Sauce

Ginger Poached Pear in Lingonberry Broth

Tea-Glazed Grilled Salmon

Killer Collards

Bourbon Negroni

Tomato and Grilled Corn Salad with Almond Vinaigrette

Swedish Meatballs

Bourbon Negroni