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“Guy’s Grocery Games” 1/29/17

For tonight only, the market was changed to have ingredients from all over the country. And some aisles were OFF-LIMITS the whole show.

Zane: Seafood marinara
Adam: Poached lobster tail w/ demi-glace lentils
Bobby: Lobster succotash w/ pan-roasted salmon
Lou: Seared seafood trio w/ creamy garlic butter
C-O- Lou & Zane

$20K Rd. (#3-8): MIDWEST
Bobby: BBQ-rubbed rib-eye w/ truffled green bean casserole & blue cheesy grits
Adam: Pork chops w/ stewed greens, butter beans & corncake
W- Bobby

BR (WEST– #1-2 & seafood): The winner would receive a championship belt (Aaron May took Carl’s place at the judging table).
Bobby: Sesame-crusted sea bass w/ stir-fried veggies
Carl: Roasted halibut w/ crab chimichurri & avocado puree
W- Carl


“Guy’s Grocery Games” 1/22/17

Andres Barrientos (Miami Smokers)(5/27/16)
Bobby Marcotte (Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery in Raymond, NH)(10/14/16)
Claudette Hutchinson (Spice Island Grill in CO Springs)(1/1/16)
Louie Finnan (Louie & the Redhead Lady)(1/24/11)

ABC: U, S & A
Bobby: Steak & cheese sandwich feat. sourdough
Claudette: Sauteed ackee w/ andouille sausage & dumplings (also incl. avocado)
Andres: Open-faced sausage sandwich & apple crumble
Louie: Mardi Gras pasta w/ veggies & andouille sausage
C-O- Claudette

BB: $14.02
Bobby: Chicken meatball stroganoff w/ sour cream & fried Brussels sprouts
Louie: Sauteed pork cutlet w/ potatoes, cream sauce & Creole seasoning
Andres: Chicken-fried pork cutlet w/ mashed potatoes, green beans & bacon
C-O- Andres

Bobby: Cashew-crusted sweet & sour fried chicken w/ canned ham fried rice
Louie: Grilled chicken w/ pineapple spam fried rice

#1: A kitchen essential made of thin-rolled sheets of metal (ALUMINUM FOIL- got it from his station)
#2: Anchovy-based sauce named for the English shire in which it was first bottled (WORCESTERSHIRE)
#3: Vegetable in the thistle family that has a heart (ARTICHOKE)
#4: This is considered the world’s most expensive spice by weight (SAFFRON)
#5: Salt-cured meat whose name’s Italian for “ham” (PROSCIUTTO)- W IN 1:11

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 1/15/17

Adam Sappington (The Country Cat in POR, OR)(9/2/13)
Heather Ludzack (The Brick House Cafe and Catering in Cable, WI)(11/7/14 & 11/27/15)
Michell Sanchez (Latin House Burger & Taco Bar in MIA; he was born in Cuba)(4/25/14)
Tye Rhone Bauer (Bauer’s 66 1/2 in Modesto; orig. worked in real-estate)(4/22/16)

Adam: Poached pork loin & chorizo mayo sandwich on potato latkes
Tye Rhone: Linguica & duck egg breakfast sandwich on waffles
Heather: Patty melt w/ pomegranate onions on garlic bread
Michell: Skirt steak sandwich w/ bechamel on pizza dough
C-O- Tye Rhone

Aisle Off-Limits: #5

Heather: Sriracha honey shrimp pasta w/ avocado cream sauce
Adam: Trio of seafood- branzino, halibut & clams
Michell: Lobster & scallop linguine Alfredo w/ a candied jalapeno sauce
C-O- Heather

Michell: Lobster mac & cheese
Adam: Chicken Parmesan
W- Adam

#1: Treats served to Egyptian royalty long before they were roasted & served w/ chocolate on graham crackers (MARSHMALLOWS)
#2: Legumes commonly used to make hummus (GARBANZO BEANS/CHICKPEAS)
#3: An American corn-based whiskey that shares its name w/ the Kentucky county that made it popular (BOURBON)
#4: Snack food reportedly invented after a NYer COMPLAINED his fried potato slices were too thick (POTATO CHIPS)
#5: Produce item popular in Mexican food originally nicknamed an “alligator pear”- DRAGONFRUIT WRONG (A: AVOCADO)

“Guy’s Grocery Games” 1/8/17

Adam Gold (SYR- orig. a radio host)(Funk ‘n Waffles)(12/24/12, 12/17/13 & 11/19/15)
Jon Taub (Bub & Pop’s in D.C.)(1/22/16)
Marcus Christiana-Beniger (The Little Jewel of New Orleans in L.A.- he’s orig. from N.O.)(6/5/15)
Zane (Caplansky’s Deli in TOR)(3/25/13 & 6/21/14)

FTD: Apples, pie crust, cinnamon & I.C.
Zane: Pork whops w/ applesauce & Brussels sprouts
Adam: Fried chicken & apple pie waffle
Jon: Pan-seared pork chop w/ bacon & apple ragout
Marcus: Fried pork chop w/ sea salt caramel apple sauce
C-O- Marcus

Adam (MAYONNAISE)(only had to use two of the landed ingredients): Bacon, Brie & basil apricot aioli minestrone sliders
Jon (MINESTRONE SOUP): Minestrone sliders w/ prosciutto & Parmesan
Zane (BOXED MAC & CHEESE): Mac & cheese beef slider & minestrone lamb slider
C-O- Jon

Adam: Chicken-fried steak w/ steak fries & fried Brussels sprouts
Zane: Beer-battered fish w/ smashed potatoes
W- Zane

#1: This fruit’s name comes from the Arabic word for “finger” & a bunch of them’s called a “hand” (BANANA)
#2: Coarsely-ground corn commonly served as a hot cereal or a side dish in the South (GRITS)
#3: Popular shellfish that also gives us cultured saltwater pearls (OYSTERS)
#4: The main ingredient in tofu gives this sauce its name (SOY SAUCE)
#5: Salty snacks whose iconic shape was created by monks to represent a child’s hands in prayer (PRETZELS)- TIME

“Guy’s Grocery Games”- FIRST SHOW OF ’17

Brigitte Bledsoe (Miss Shirley’s Cafe in BAL, MD)(1/15/16)
Lou Ramirez (Lou’s Beer Garden in MIA, FL)(5/6/16)
Louis Remillard (Crepe Expectations in Vegas)(7/17/15)
Peter Campbell (Red Wagon Pizza Company in MIN)(9/9/16)
J: Troy, Damaris & Carl

Louis: South of the Border filet w/ russets & poached duck eggs
Lou: Lobster & crab eggs Benedict
Brigitte: Steaks & eggs w/ creamed spinach
Peter: TX French toast w/ pork belly & maple syrup
C-O- Lou


Louis: Steak & fried calamari w/ arugula in cucumber melon dressing
Peter: Steak & garlic mashed potatoes w/ fried calamari
Brigitte: Steak & Shiitake cream sauce w/ sauteed calamari tapenade
C-O- Brigitte

Regional Road Trip: Guy controls a remote-controlled Chevrolet Corvette convertible & the region on the map it stops on will be the theme for this final rd.

Peter: Tri-tip sausage & ground beef burger w/ plantain fries
Louis: Southern-fried black & blue burger w/ Gorgonzola bourbon cream
W- Louis

#1: There’s more than a kernel of truth to the reports that this movie house favorite’s the state snack of IL (POPCORN)
#2: The tart variety of this green-skinned fruit’s named from the Australian grandma who first grew it (APPLE)
#3: Italian for “pounded”, this pasta sauce’s made w/ basil, garlic, pine nuts & cheese (PESTO)
#4: “I Gotta Feeling” this popular Hip-Hop group was named for this legume (BLACK-EYED PEAS)
#5: Type of frozen treats invented by an 11-yr.-old who left a cup of soda pop w/ a stick sticking out of it in the cold (POPSICLES)- TIME