Season 1, Episode 3

Ultimate Recipe Showdown: Comfort Foods

Food Network searched for the Ultimate Comfort Food recipe. After a nationwide recipe contest, nine finalists competed in three rounds: Chili, Mac and Cheese and Sandwiches. A panel of food experts determined whose comfort food dish was the best. See who walks away the winner of $25,000!


COMPETITORS:
Chili

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Peg Schaefer
Recipe: Mexitana Ancho-Lamb Chili
Hometown: Bozeman, Mo.


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Ray Isacsson -- Winner!
Recipe: Spanish Influenced Chili with Collard Wrapped Pork, Chorizo and Sweet and Smoky Paprikas
Hometown: Danbury, Conn.


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Anne Tegtmeier
Recipe: Ultimate Veggie Chili

Mac and Cheese

Autumn Clements
Recipe: Black and Tan Irish Mac and Cheddar
Hometown: Amelia Island, Fla.


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Brett Greenberg -- Winner
Recipe: French Onion "Soup" Mac and Cheese


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Jenny Flake
Recipe: Pepita Crusted Cheddar Jack Southwest Chicken Mac
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.

Sandwich


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Ivan Aviles -- COMFORT FOODS GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
Recipe: Boricua Plantain Sandwich
Hometown: Holtsville, N.Y.


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Anna Georgantonis-Keah
Recipe: Squash Sandwiches
Hometown: Austin, Texas


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Michael Giletto
Recipe: Germany's Version of the "South Philly Cheese Steak with a Twist"
Hometown: Mickleton, N.J.

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Recipes From This Episode

French Onion "Soup" Mac and Cheese

Mexitana Ancho-Lamb Chili

Germany's Version of the "South Philly Cheese Steak with a Twist"

Black and Tan Irish Mac and Cheddar

Ultimate Veggie Chili

Boricua Plantain Sandwich

Pepita Crusted Cheddar Jack Southwest Chicken Mac

Spanish Influenced Chili with Collard Wrapped Pork, Chorizo and Sweet and Smoky Paprikas

Squash Sandwiches

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