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Food Network Star, Season 10: Top Moments of Episode 2

Get an inside look at the finalists' challenges and relive memorable moments from the second episode of Food Network Star, Season 10.
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Students Becoming Masters

Alton's turning the table on the finalists in week two with a Mentor Challenge dedicated to teaching a student — Alton himself — two classic recipes. "Each of you will be responsible on just one or maybe two steps of the process," Alton adds.

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Onion Snafu

After Lenny successfully instructs Alton on how to clean and blanch green beans, the progress on the green bean casserole recipe is halted when Christopher missteps the onion topping. "We're going to dice them — small dice," Christopher says of his plans for the onions, not realizing that the onions ought to be cut into thin strips or rings for the classic fried layer.

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Picking Up the Pieces

"Everyone in the world knows that nobody can cook onion rings with diced onions," proclaims Sarah, who's left to make the next move in the recipe. Because of Christopher's mistake, she's forced to tell Alton, "We're not going to use" the just-diced onions, and he later commends her on what he deems her "organization skills."

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Lost Credit

As she's faced with the challenge of recovering a dangerously thin mushroom sauce, Aryen looks to Lenny for help, and he tells her the how-tos of salvaging the dish. But ultimately it's not Lenny who's given credit for the save. "Extraordinarily good decision making. Nicely done," Alton lauds Aryen, much to Lenny's disappointment.

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