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Caesar Salad with Spicy Pancetta and Cornbread Croutons

Peach Fool

Scallion and Ginger Pancakes

Braised Lamb Shanks with Carrots, Black Pepper and Miso

Pea Salad with Basil and Pea Shoots

Linzer Heart Sandwich Cookies

Marinated Skirt Steak Burritos

Grapefruit "Brulee"

Green Potato Salad

Muddled Screwdrivers

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Creme Caramel

Chicken Legs with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

Seared Porterhouse with Oozing Maitre d' Butter

Charred Tomato Soup with Melted Mozzarella

Cheesy, Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Dark Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Toasted Almond Cream

Roasted Potato Salad with Crispy Rosemary

Whipped Feta and Scallion Dip

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Stovetop Green Bean Casserole

Your Own Blended Pork Sausage and Fried Eggs

Cranberry, Orange and Pecan Pancakes

Basic Pizza Dough

Thanksgiving Turkey Brine

Cauliflower Fritters

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Alex Guarnaschelli

A frequent Chopped judge and an Iron Chef, Alex is the Executive Chef at Butter in New York City.

About the show

Brave and talented chefs attempt to take down Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, the most feared and accomplished competition cook in America. Chef Alex goes up against three chefs in two rounds of cooking, and anyone -- even Alex -- can be sent home after a blind tasting by the judges. Each chef hails from a different state, but they all share the same culinary specialty and drive to beat Alex for ultimate bragging rights and $15,000.
Season 1, Episode 5

Alex vs Noodles

Three chefs specializing in noodles and hailing from New York, California and New Jersey meet host Eric Adjepong in the arena for their chance to knock Chef Alex Guarnaschelli out of the competition. The chefs strategize what type of pasta and ingredients they cook with in round one, and then judges Evan Funke and Jet Tila decide whether the self-proclaimed noodle experts have what it takes to beat Chef Alex.

Jun 6
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Alex vs Shellfish

Host Eric Adjepong welcomes three talented shellfish experts from Louisiana, Maine and Hawaii to challenge Chef Alex Guarnaschelli in two intense rounds of cooking. In round one, the chefs seal their fate by choosing the ingredients they and Alex will cook with. One chef is eliminated before round two, where they have the chance to win up to $15,000 if they can win over judges Tiffani Faison and Tetsu Yahagi and defeat Chef Alex.

Jun 6
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

Alex vs Beef

The star of the competition is an iconic American ingredient: beef! Host Eric Adjepong challenges three skilled chefs from Oklahoma, Georgia and Texas to prove their mastery of beef by knocking Chef Alex Guarnaschelli off her pedestal. The chefs strategize what ingredients to use, and judges Cara Nicoletti and Michael Voltaggio decide if the competitors keep Chef Alex on her toes or if she walks all over them.

Jun 6
5pm | 4c

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