Food Network Star Recap: July 1, 2012

9:15 pm – Michele complains that she rambles too much and is worried she’ll go over, but instead goes five seconds short. If I were Michele, I would have used that time to re-assure the home audience that the giant knife tattoo on my leg was not a trophy tattoo from that time I stabbed a newbie to death on Cellbock H.

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Food Network Star Recap: June 24, 2012

What exactly it is about 1950s that Emily finds so damn appealing has been, up to this point in the show, an absolute mystery. I certainly can’t figure out why anyone would want to celebrate this decade: babies sucked on lead pacifiers, minorities were bound by segregation, women couldn’t wear pants, kids were taught to scurry under their desks in the event of nuclear attack, and what escapist entertainment was waiting for us down at the movie house? That’s right. I’d like two tickets for Francis the Talking Mule, please!

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Food Network Star Recap: June 17, 2012

Did any of you think we’d be this far into the competition and still have Little Linkie to kick around?

Don’t get me wrong, as a re-capper of Food Network Star, I’m pleased as punch that she’s still with us. The woman is comedy gold. Did you see the hysterically frightened and confused look she gave when Giada asked her if she knew how to make a churro? It’s the same look you get from a collie when you light a match in its face.

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Creation of the kid’s green smoothie

Congratulations! You’ve reached the halfway point for this season’s Food Network Star. Go whip yourselves up a spinach-kale smoothie and some “rad and retro” apple sauce! You deserve it. And before we dive into the highlights from this week’s episode, let’s take a look at where each of our culinary hopefuls currently stands:

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Food Network Star Recap: June 3, 2012 (Brought to you by Discover Card – 5% Cash Back!!)

I don’t know about you, but everything that happened on this week’s episode of Food Network Star – the ups and downs, the smiles the frowns – all just fell out my head the minute I heard the words, TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR DISCOVER GIFT CARD.

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Food Network Star Recap: May 20, 2012

Food Network Star’s new format of dividing the competitors into three smaller teams, each led by a celebrity mentor has proven itself, in only two episodes, to be a critical mis-step for the show. Here’s why:

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