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“Guy’s Grocery Games”- 12TH S.F.

LR (20 min. on clock):
Tom: Pappardelle w/ sage brown butter, grilled shrimp & bottarga
Sammy: Bucatini w/ peas, mushrooms & ham
Gator: Chicken Piccata w/ angel hair pasta
Tracey: Vitello Tonnato w/ arugula salad
C-O- Gator

LiR:
Whammy: SMOKED MUSSELS
Color: BLACK
Aisle Off-Limits: #5

Sammy: Grilled halibut w/ a smoked mussel & black garlic escabeche
Tracey: Grilled head-on prawns w/ carrot coconut curry & smoked mussel & caviar mousse
Tom: Squid ink pasta w/ smoked mussel sauce & grilled seafood
C-O- Tom

4-Minute Shop/Station Swap: They were only allowed to shop using a roast pan. Later, when given the choice of another two min. to shop or exactly two more ingredients, they chose the latter.
Tracey: Chicken Paillard w/ roasted root veggie hash & sage brown butter
Sammy: Roasted chicken dinner w/ yam puree & pan jus
NEW GRAND CHAMP- TRACEY

SS:
#1: An edible aromatic that tastes similar to anise or licorice (FENNEL)
#2: This smoke meat sold in round slices is named for our “Neighbor to the North” (CANADIAN BACON)
#3: A member of the algae family & common ingredient in Japanese cuisine (SEAWEED)
#4: The Ancient Chinese first created this popular frozen treat by packing a mixture of milk & softened rice in snow (ICE CREAM) = $48K

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 4/2/17

Mark
Myisha
Stacie
Tom Ramsey (former investment banker in Jackson, MS who won $16K on the aired premiere of this show)

GL: BBQ chips, frozen corn, something from aisle #7 & iceberg lettuce
Stacie: Scallops Diane w/ Maitake mushrooms, potatoes & caramelized corn
Myisha: Potatoes Romanoff w/ fried mushrooms, cream corn & fig jam
Tom: Corn chowder w/ potatoes, fried shrimp & grilled lettuce
Mark: NY Strip w/ baked potatoes & wedge salad
C-O- Stacie (too salty)

Lunch Rush: Only 15 min. was on the clock to do everything in this rd.
Myisha: Pear & Gorgonzola grilled cheese w/ black garlic tomato soup
Mark: Curried Cubano w/ Mojito aioli & fried Brussels sprouts
Tom: Croque Madame & arugula salad
C-O- Myisha

WC:
Part #1 (♣GRILLED CHEESE♣, ♦BURGER♦ or ♥POUTINE♥): ♥POUTINE♥
Part #2 (♣MEXICAN♣, ♠KOREAN♠ or ♦CARIBBEAN♦): ♦CARIBBEAN♦

Mark: Fried plantain poutine w/ jerk chicken thighs & grilled pineapple salad
Tom: Fried plantain poutine w/ lamb gravy & mango papaya salad
W- Tom

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 3/26/17

John Conley (Flagstaff chef & restaurant owner who won $16K on 6/28/15 & donated it all to Special Olympics)
Michael
Kate
Tracey

AD: Meat section closed off w/ balls everywhere
Kate: Crab & blue cheese-stuffed Portobellos
Michael: Seared salmon w/ blue cheese mashed potatoes
John: Lobster & shrimp risotto w/ Bearnaise sauce
Tracey: Coffee-crusted swordfish w/ foie gras creamed spinach
C-O- John

FP:
Whammy: FROZEN BURRITO
Budget: $23
Equip.: WOK

Michael: Stir-fried noodles w/ fried chicken & soy burrito glaze
Tracey: Calamari salad w/ fried bean cakes & Thai slaw
Kate: Black bean soup w/ goat cheese crostini & salsa
C-O- Michael

O/E:
Tracey (ODD): Carbonara w/ egg yolk & Parmesan Frico
Kate (EVEN): Fried tofu fingers w/ spicy slaw & fried potatoes
W- Tracey

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 3/19/17

AJ
Gator
Lewis
Lisa Kagen (Melt Electric Cafe & Picnic & Pantry)(won $14K on 10/18/15)

WYW: FIVE
Gator: Shrimp & grits w/ pancetta cream sauce
Lewis: Beef gnocchi al ragu
Lisa: Cincinnati chili over spaghetti
AJ: Pappardelle w/ mushroom Bolognese
C-O- Lewis

KiS: Pears, string cheese, blue corn chips & hot dogs
AJ: Pizza w/ string cheese bechamel, hot dogs & whiskey pears
Lisa: Kimchi mac ‘n cheese w/ hot dogs & a pear crisp
Gator: Lamb burger w/ string cheese, pear aioli & fried string cheese
C-O- AJ

GB:
Lisa: #5
Gator: #7
Guy: #9 & #1

D:
Lisa: Halibut tostada w/ rice & beans
Gator: Fish enchiladas w/ guacamole, pintos & chips
W- Gator

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 3/12/17

RETURNING TONIGHT:
Darnell
Jordan
Samantha
Samuel “Sammy” Monsour (Preux & Proper EC)(won 20 grand on 11/17/13)
J: Marc M., Aarti & Troy

The winner of each of the first four eps. wins $10K on the spot & returns for the finale, where the tourney champ gets to run the SS for $5K a riddle instead of $4K a riddle.

ABC: P
Darnell: Fried pappardelle & pancetta pasta
Sammy: Creamy polenta w/ grilled pork loin & persimmon reduction
Jordan: Pan-seared pork chop on parsnip, potato & pear puree
Samantha: Grilled pork chop w/ grilled pear & pinot noir reduction
C-O- Jordan

BB: $12
Sammy: Mexican breakfast pizza
Samantha: Rustic farm deep-dish pizza
Darnell: Smoked pizza parfait

FW:
High: RACK OF LAMB
Low: CANDY BARS

Sammy: Lamb curry w/ labne raita
Samantha: Grilled veggie stir-fry w/ seared rack of lamb
Darnell: Marinated lamb fried rice w/ sweet/sour sauce
W- Sammy