Dinner: Impossible

Food Network (ended 2010)




  • Season 2 Episode 13: Mission: Holiday Hope

  • Dishes Featured:

    Smoked Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream
    Southern Style German Potato Salad
    Three-Cheese Grits and Crab
    Cajun Snapper and Shrimp over Bacon Cheddar Cheese Grits with Red Pepper Coulis
    Mesquite Pork Loin Normandy
    Back in Business Banana Bread Pudding
    Carry Me Back Cornbread Dressed Turkey
    Chicken with Mushroom Demi-Glace and Figs
    Deep-South Shrimp and Crawfish Stew
    Green and Red Tomato Salad
    Gulf Coast Gumbo
    Home Again Honey Glazed Brisket
    Home at Last Leek and Corn Salad
    Home Sweet Potato Home Au Gratin
    Macaroni Fruit Salad with Creme Fraiche
    Red Beans and Rice
    Smoked Glazed Spare Ribs
    Snapper and Grouper Escabeche

  • Season 2 Episode 12: Elvis Eats

  • Dishes Served:

    Black Eyed Pea Salad
    Watermelon & Arugula Salad

    Pork Chops
    Fried Chicken
    Fried Steak with Okra
    Fried Catfish

    Macaroni and Cheese
    Creamed Spinach
    Creamed Corn

    Nilla Wafer & Banana Pudding

  • Season 2 Episode 10: Magicians Meal

  • Dishes Served:

    Trompe L'oeil Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower with Poached Tomatoes – Served as Chocolate Layer Cake a la Mode Cherries Jubilee Topping

  • Two chefs are from Chicago's moto restaurant, known for its "chemical" innovation in food preparation.

  • Season 2 Episode 9: Mall Madness

  • Dishes Served:

    5-Cheese Lasagne
    Anniversary Asparagus Potato Salad
    Asian Apple Ginger Slaw
    Ice Cream Petit Fours
    Island Shrimp and Macaroni
    Mushroom Cajun Chicken
    Peaches and Greens with Buttermilk Dressing
    Red and Green Bean Salad
    Sprouts, Squash and 'Shrooms
    Super Spicy Ribs
    Tilapia over Leek Ragout
    Wild Mushrooms and Beef over Lentils
    Cheesy Penne

  • Season 2 Episode 8: Camp Cookoff: Robert vs. Guy

  • Dishes Served:

    Bbq-Glazed Chicken Nuggets
    Breath Mint Pie
    Buffalo Wing Pizza Roll-Up (team Robert version)
    Camp Cobb Salad
    Caramallow Campbanana Crunchies
    Chicken Piccata
    Endless Summer Stromboli
    Fudge, Nut and Fluff Apple Dessert Pizza
    Fun in the Sun-Dried Tomato Alfredo over Penne with Cajun Steak
    Buffalo Wing Pizza (Team Guy)
    Kaleidoscope Salad
    Pasta Rosa
    Peanut Butter and Jelly Donut Sandwiches
    Penne Parmesan Alfredo
    "Say Cheese" Mashed Potatoes
    Vichy Carrots

  • Season 2 Episode 7: Celebrity Golf Tournament

  • Dishes Served:

    19th Hole Nectarines with Lemon Cream
    Chicken and Grilled Pineapple Wedges with Green Peppercorn Sauce and Mushrooms
    Front Nine Fruit Salad
    Heirloom Grape Tomato Salad
    Irons in the Fire Beef Tenderloin
    Lobster of the Links Napa Cabbage Wraps
    Masters Marinated Salmon
    Pitch and Putt Peppered Shrimp
    Salad of The Greens with Fennel, Mint and Orange
    Par 3 Potatoes with Grilled Baby Bok Choy

  • Season 2 Episode 6: The Catwalk Chef

  • Dishes Served:

    Artichoke Hearts Stuffed with Crab Salad
    Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto
    Beef and Bell Peppers En Brochette
    Caramel Bananas with Espresso Chocolate on Sweet Crackers
    Champagne Brie Fondue
    Champagne Peach and Mint Soup
    Champagne Poached Scallops with Red Pepper Pesto
    Chorizo Cheese Taquito with Tomatillo Mint Salsa
    Crab Fritters with Spicy Mayo
    Cucumber Canoes of Salmon Mousse
    Duck with Mango on Belgian Endive
    Fried Colby Cheese Rolled in Coconut
    Garlic-Pepper Crusted Seared Lamb Loin with Tomato Hash served on Crostini
    Kobe Bleu Cheese Mini-Burgers with Cipollini Onions in Balsamic Reduction
    Marinated Cod on Crouton
    Pommes Frites with Chipotle Aioli
    Potato and Onion Pierogi
    Shrimp and Melon Gazpacho
    Skewered Shrimp Dipped in Corn Dog Batter
    Tuna Tartare
    Tuna Tartare in a Cucumber Boat topped with Caviar

  • Season 2 Episode 5: Dinner Under Construction

  • Dishes Served:

    Jerk Chicken Sandwiches with Peach Aioli
    Kielbasa and Meatballs with Basil Tomatoes
    Lemon Pepper Pork Loin Sandwiches with Peach Aioli
    Six-Story Fruit Yogurt Parfait
    Tradesmen's Tri-Seafood Salad with Basil Parmesan Vinaigrette
    Contractor's Cole Slaw

  • Season 2 Episode 3: Lunch Lady Land

  • Dishes Served:

    Beef with Pizzaiola Sauce
    Portobello Mushroom Salad
    Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken with Orange Beurre Blanc Sauce
    Queen's Bread Pudding with Cold Fruit "Soup"
    Red Grape Haricot Salad with Mustard Dressing
    Retro Caesar Salad
    Salmon over Creamed Leeks with Apple Butter Sauce
    School's Out Scalloped Potatoes
    Tortellini Salad with Sun-dried-Tomato and Balsamic
    Vegetarian Barley Casserole with Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pesto

  • Season 2 Episode 2: Spelling Bee Impossible

  • Dishes Served:

    Championship Cup (of Fruit)
    Chicken Florentine with Spring Vegetable and Double Potato Hash and Red Wine Demi-Glace
    Kid Pleasin' Fried Chicken and Quince Jelly over Macaroni and Cheese and Mashed Potatoes
    Medley of Greens with Buttermilk Dressing
    Strawberry Shortcake
    "V" is for Vegetarian Ragout over Cheese Polenta with Red Pepper Coulis
    Winner's Circle Lasagna

  • Season 2 Episode 1: Major League Ballpark Cha...

  • Dishes Served:

    Tortilla-Rolled Bratwurst with American Cheese
    Chicken Skewers with Espagnole Sauce
    Spiced BBQ Beef Sandwiches
    Swedish Meatballs
    Beef Chimichangas with Guacamole
    Chicken Wings in Lime Sweet & Sour Vinaigrette
    Pepper-Crusted Corned Beef with Honey Mustard
    Deep-Dish Pizza (not shown)
    Spicy Beef Tamales (not shown)

    Double Chocolate Brownies with Margarita Ice Cream

    Note: Graphics misspelled espagnole sauce as espangnole during the Mission Analysis breakdown, it was correct in the final list of dishes.

  • This episode departs from the normal structure of the show where Chef Irvine has a fixed amount of time to complete his challenge. Instead, Robert must complete his challenge by the 7th Inning Stretch of a Major League Baseball game, which can occur at variable amounts of time after the first pitch depending on the events of the game.

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