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Joe Bastianich

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This Quitter Did Win

(8) Comments | Posted January 3, 2013 | 10:50 AM

We've all heard people make New Year's resolutions (or make them ourselves) and question how likely it will be to succeed. The statistics might seem compelling, especially if your resolution is to quit smoking -- which I know from personal experience is quite a challenge.

I'm here to tell you:...

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The DinePrivate Sommelier Showdown

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 5:20 PM

This Friday kicks off the 3rd annual New York City Wine and Food Festival -- a weekend where culinary and enological experts gather to share their love and expertise of all things food and wine. Like its counterparts across the country, the festival will be brimming with celebrity...

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America's First MasterChef

(12) Comments | Posted September 15, 2010 | 3:45 PM

After 8 intense weeks and thousands of hopefuls, tonight we find out who will be named America's first MasterChef! 50 made the original cut, and after facing grueling culinary challenges, pressure tests (and of course, me), we have whittled it down to the final 4. Sheetal, Lee, David, and Whitney...

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MasterChef: The Final Six

(24) Comments | Posted September 8, 2010 | 4:10 PM

Its official: MasterChef, this summer's smash hit, has been picked up by Fox for another season!

It's the second-to-last episode and we are down to the final six tonight. The playing field is rising as we get closer to America's first MasterChef!

The Final Six:

Sheetal Bhagat

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MasterChef: Running Down Who's Left In The Game

(8) Comments | Posted September 1, 2010 | 10:49 AM

It is week 5 for MasterChef, and the competition is getting fierce. Thousands auditioned, we are now down to 9, with more to be eliminated on Wednesday. Front runners are emerging, and as we learn more about our tenacious home cooks, we see their strengths and weaknesses unfold....

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MasterChef, Week 4: Cat Cora, Farm To Table, And More

(5) Comments | Posted August 25, 2010 | 3:35 PM

It's week 4 of MasterChef, and we are down to 11 contestants, with 2 more to be eliminated tomorrow night. The challenges are only getting tougher -- and more exciting! Take a look at what is in store for the home cooks this week:

Celebrity Chef: This...

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What It Takes To Cut It In The MasterChef Kitchen

(10) Comments | Posted August 17, 2010 | 8:44 PM

What really makes a great MasterChef? Which qualities did the judges see over and over again in the contestants who weren't weeded out? Three home cooks in particular out of the final 14 from last week's show truly exemplified the following qualities which helped them to succeed:


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MasterChef: What's Cooking in America's Kitchens

(61) Comments | Posted August 9, 2010 | 10:12 AM

It was back in March that I was given the unique opportunity to participate as a judge on FOX's new reality cooking show, MasterChef, where I would get to critique, educate, and cultivate the best of America's amateur home cooks. I came armed and ready with my 20-plus...

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