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Kelsey's Essentials

On the fourth season of ``The Next Food Network Star,'' Kelsey Nixon was voted Fan Favorite and was a finalist among those hoping to earn his or her own cooking show. Although she didn't win that competition, her persistence paid off, as the broadcast journalist-turned-culinary artist hosts this series designed to provide the next generation of food lovers with essential kitchen techniques. Kelsey shares her list of must-have pantry items and useful gadgets, and provides tips on everything from roasting to baking, to guide viewers through the creation of extraordinary dishes.

Premiere:
Nov 06, 2010
Original Network:
Cooking Channel
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Sauces

S01, E06  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 2010)
The best mac and cheese ever, made with a bacon and creamy béchamel sauce; a pan seared pork tenderloin drizzled with a rosemary balsamic and orange sauce.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Kelsey's Favorites

S01, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 15, 2011)
Sesame ginger salmon en papillote; a tangy and creamy lemon basil orzotto; a sumptuous honey glazed apple and pear tart.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Cast Iron Skillet

S01, E13  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 2011)
Cumin scallops seared to perfection for tacos with tomatillo guacamole; crispy-bottom skillet corn cakes with bacon; skillet blueberry cobbler.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Stews

S01, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 2011)
A savory sausage, bacon and duck confit; chicken cacciatore flavored with onion, mushrooms, red peppers and garlic; steamy fish stew or bouillabaisse featuring clams, mussels and shrimp.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Super Sandwiches

S02, E02  (First Aired: Jul. 2, 2011)
Kelsey turns turkey breast into a tender roast dip with melted gruyere; golden shrimp for a Cajun po' boy; BLT with sweet basil mayo and crispy pancetta; pressed picnic sandwich with roasted red peppers and pepperoncini spread.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Summer Desserts

S02, E01  (First Aired: Jun. 25, 2011)
Essentials for making summer desserts.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Veggie Bliss

S02, E06  (First Aired: Jul. 30, 2011)
Ratatouille, filled with onions, eggplant and tomato jam; Italian bread salad, panzanella; pan-seared Pacific cod.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Small Plate Party

S02, E12  (First Aired: Sep. 10, 2011)
Pickled shrimp with lemon and chive aioli; classic deviled eggs topped with homemade candied bacon; antipasto wrapped up in crisp cups of lettuce; vanilla bean lemonade.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Heavenly Herbs

S02, E05  (First Aired: Jul. 23, 2011)
Every herb lemon pesto; fresh salad with creamy and milky burrata; the perfect, crispy, herby and cheesy chicken roulade; potato salad coated in homemade bacon vinaigrette; raspberry limeade infused with lavender and mint.
  • Wed 6/29
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

BBQ

S04, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 2012)
Barbecuing at home; spicy sweet potato salad; garlic shrimp; coleslaw with smoked corn and lime dressing.
  • Sat 7/2
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Easy Summer Cooking

S02, E03  (First Aired: Jul. 9, 2011)
Kelsey uses the slow cooker to make some surprising, delicious and versatile dishes.
  • Sat 7/2
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Indoor BBQ

S02, E11  (First Aired: Sep. 3, 2011)
Tangy and sweet cumin scented ribs; bacon and maple syrup baked beans; corn salad filled with charred kernels and topped with savory basil vinaigrette; fresh berry pie pops.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Classic Steak With a Twist

S02, E04  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 2011)
Pan seared filet topped with a porcini mushroom marsala sauce; flank steak in a tangy blend of garlic mustard and brown sugar; skirt steak slatherd with pomegranate glaze.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

My Trip to Spain

S02, E09  (First Aired: Aug. 20, 2011)
Cold and creamy gazpacho; grilled garlic shrimp; steamy clams; empanada's with a classic American ingredient.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Rise and Shine

S02, E07  (First Aired: Aug. 6, 2011)
Pork maple sausage from scratch; egg, cheese and sausage sandwich; blueberry and cream stuffed French toast with fresh strawberry jam.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Easy Summer Cooking

S02, E03  (First Aired: Jul. 9, 2011)
Kelsey uses the slow cooker to make some surprising, delicious and versatile dishes.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Backyard Feast With Friends

S02, E10  (First Aired: Aug. 27, 2011)
Quick pickling cucumbers into fiery and herby pickles; turkey sloppy Janes slider; s'mores pies.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Pizza and Flatbreads

S02, E08  (First Aired: Aug. 13, 2011)
Really simple pizza dough; chopped chicken caesar salad; decadent beet, bacon and herbed goat cheese flatbread; a calzone stuffed with three gooey cheeses; garlic knots.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Take Out

S03, E06  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 2012)
Kelsey shares her essential tips and recipes for creating take out recipes at home.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

Sweet Treats

S03, E11  (First Aired: Apr. 14, 2012)
Homemade candy bars; pomegranate and lime lollipops; frozen pie blended with vanilla ice cream to create a pie shake.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 122
  • Cooking

On the Go

S03, E10  (First Aired: Apr. 7, 2012)
Kelsey flips fast food on its head and makes delicious and portable food in no time.
  • Sat 7/9
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 122
  • Cooking