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What Is Gordon Ramsay Cooking Up with Ab Fab's Joanna Lumley?

Gordon Ramsay & Joanna Lumley Want You to Come to London

Originally posted 01/16/2014 06:30AM

They may make for strange bedfellows, but Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, along with iconic model Twiggy and others, are linking elbows to salute a favorite place of theirs: London – all in a great new effort to welcome tourists to the British capital.

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Watch: The Muppets' Swedish Chef Battles Gordon Ramsay in an Epic Food Fight

Watch: The Muppets' Swedish Chef Battles Gordon Ramsay in an Epic Food Fight

Originally posted 12/09/2013 06:00PM

The hot-tempered Hell’s Kitchen star takes on the lovable, unintelligible Muppet in a new “Muppisode” web video

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Lace Up! These 7 Celeb Chefs Are Running Marathons

Lace Up! These 7 Celeb Chefs Are Running Marathons

Originally posted 10/17/2013 08:30AM

From Gordon Ramsay to Bobby Flay, see who's logging major miles on the pavement

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Talk About Fast Food! MasterChef Judges Make Two Gourmet Meals in 5 Minutes

UpdatePosted 07/29/2013 08:35AM

Gordon Ramsay & Graham Elliot Race the Clock on MasterChef Judges

Originally posted 07/28/2013 06:15PM

Are your cooking skills put to the test just microwaving?

If so, then you won't believe what Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot were able to create in just five minutes on a recent episode of MasterChef.

As seen in this clip from the TV show, the two chefs were able to plate culinary masterpieces in less time than it takes most of us to order a pizza. Ramsay makes caramelized scallops with roasted endive and fresh cauliflower puree, while Elliot whips up grilled wild salmon with a beet juice reduction, sautéed beet greens and a beet salad with mustard vinaigrette.

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Judge Joe Bastianich: Why Christine Ha Won MasterChef

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Joe Bastianich Blogs: Why Christine Ha Won MasterChef

Originally posted 09/11/2012 07:30PM

On Monday's finale we watched the culmination of a stellar and emotional season of MasterChef. The level of talent this year had an almost pioneering quality to it – and our final two, Josh Marks and Christine Ha, both exemplified this beautifully in the finale.

The last challenge from which we select the winner will always be a nail biting experience. However, this year felt a little different.

Since the finale was pre-taped, we had a viewing party with Josh, Christine and their families at Eataly in New York. I was able to relive the final day and its excitement alongside Christine and Josh.

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MasterChef Season 3 Winner Revealed

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MasterChef Season 3 Winner Revealed

Originally posted 09/10/2012 10:30PM

MasterChef judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot started season 3 by inviting 100 home cooks to Los Angeles to show off their best dishes. After weeks of intense competition and countless flavorful foods, only two remained, Josh Marks and Christine Ha, the show's first blind contestant.

So who took home the prizes – including $250,000 and a cook book deal – on Monday's finale? Keep reading to find out. Spoilers ahead!

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MasterChef's Joe Bastianich Sizes Up the Finalists

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MasterChef's Joe Bastianich Blogs About Season Finale

Originally posted 09/05/2012 10:15AM

Joe Bastianich is a successful restaurateur, vineyard owner and author of the memoir Restaurant Man. He's also a judge on MasterChef, which challenges home cooks to prove they can cut it in top professional kitchens. Each week he's blogging season 3 of Fox's hit show, offering an insider's take on the competition.

This week's episode of MasterChef brings us one step closer to finding our next winner! Becky, Josh and Christine battled through part one of the finale and surprisingly it was our consummate frontrunner Becky who underperformed.

Putting yourself on a plate apparently isn't as easy as it looks – and I honestly thought this challenge was too simple for our top three.

For Becky to end her time here over a horribly butchered filet of fish is something that still shocks me. I'll never understand why she didn't choose something she knew beyond the shadow of a doubt that she could ace – a dumb move for such a smart girl. I would have chosen something I could have prepared drunk or in my sleep and still executed to perfection. This challenge was meant for playing it safe! Prepare something within in your repertoire – and nail it! Her failure here was a prime example of overconfidence, which can be a killer.

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MasterChef's Joe Blogs About Finding the Final Four | Joe Bastianich

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MasterChef's Joe Bastianich Blogs About Finding the Final Four

Originally posted 08/22/2012 12:35PM

Joe Bastianich is a successful restaurateur, vineyard owner and author of the memoir Restaurant Man. He's also a judge on MasterChef, which challenges home cooks to prove they can cut it in top professional kitchens. Each week he's blogging season 3 of Fox's hit show, offering an insider's take on the competition.

We are down to our own Fab Five on MasterChef!

Allowing our remaining home cooks to use self-selected ingredients is so beyond their skill level at this point, I'm honestly surprised they thought it would be that easy. With $250,000 up for grabs, they should have seen it coming. Graham, Gordon and I took a look around that kitchen and realized the best way to trip them up was to let their extreme diversity pose the challenge.

There is an unspoken but absolute belief among the contestants that Becky is the frontrunner by a long shot. The problem this poses for Becky is that she, too, believes this blindly. While I admire a strong sense of self-confidence, there is always a happy medium.

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MasterChef's Joe Blogs About Tali's 'Delusional Thinking'

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MasterChef's Joe Bastianich Blogs About Tali Clavijo's 'Delusional Thinking'

Originally posted 07/10/2012 09:30AM

From what was once a solid and tight-knit group of home cooks, on Monday's episode of MasterChef we saw the competitive nature of our contestants! With nine left, the pressure is mounting, and we are anxious to see who has the ability to carry it to the next level.

Sea urchin is not something that is found in most kitchens across the country, but Graham, Gordon and I wanted a clearer picture of our home cooks' food sensibility and creativity. Cooking is a craft, a profession and an art form. A true MasterChef should have the ability to work with something foreign to them and, with little explanation, should possess enough innate knowledge and intuition about food to make the most out of it. It is what differentiates a cook from a chef. We saw this with both Felix and Josh in the uni challenge, and later with Monti during elimination. It is exactly what we expect at this stage of the game, and those who don’t possess it will be weeded out.

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UpdatePosted 06/04/2012 07:45PM

Christine Ha Is MasterChef's First Blind Contestant

Originally posted 06/04/2012 08:15PM



Chefs rely heavily on their sense of taste and smell to cook – especially if they're blind like MasterChef contestant Christine Ha.

"I have to depend a lot more on the other senses to cook – taste, smell, how certain ingredients feel," she tells PEOPLE. "I'll know if a piece of meat is close to being done by how it feels against my hand or utensils."

Christine, 33, has been diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a condition of the central nervous system that affects the optic nerves and spinal cord.

"The very first bout I had was in 1999," she says of the condition. "It only happened in one eye then. It didn't recover completely so I learned to adjust to seeing out of one eye. In 2004, it decreased to the level where I could no longer drive. In 2007, it decreased to where I am now. I have to use a cane to walk around or take somebody's arm and be guided."

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