Dinner: Impossible

Food Network (ended 2010)




  • Season 1 Episode 6: The British Cowboy: Cattl...

  • Dishes Served:

    Florida Citrus Garden Salad

    Santa Fe Hot and Spicy Chili
    Black Beans and Rice
    Poached Cajun Shrimp

    Southwestern BBQ Chicken Breast
    Pork Loin with Apple Cranberry Stuffing
    Seared Frogs Legs Casserole
    Blackened Rib Eye Steak with Vegetable Medley
    Florida Catfish Stew
    Cowboy Stew

    Side Dishes
    Idaho Potato and Smoked Corn Hash
    Collard Greens
    Cornbread (not served due to quality)

    Rice Pudding with Raisins

  • Season 1 Episode 5: Race on the Rails: Dinner...

  • Time constraints based on four hour, 32 mile journey:

    • 1st Course – Available as guests board train.
    • 2nd Course – Mile marker two.
    • 3rd Course – Mile marker nine.
    • 4th Course – Mile marker 16.
    • 5th Course – Mile marker 24.

  • Dinner Dishes:

    1st Course – Appetizer
    Tossed Mesclun Greens with Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese and Champagne Vinaigrette

    2nd Course – Hors d'Oeuvres
    Stuffed Mushroom Caps with Bleu Cheese Soufflé

    3rd Course – Soup
    Roasted Corn Chowder with Lime Cured Shrimp

    4th Course – Entrées
    Vegetable Napoleon with Mushrooms, Sweet Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella with Tomato Sauce
    New Zealand Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Mash and Three Bean Ragu
    Tenderloin Pork Hongroise with Blue Crab Risotto
    Sun Dried Tomato Pesto-Crusted Chicken with Herb Polenta
    Flat Iron Steak Topped with Red Onion Marmalade

    5th Course – Dessert
    Apple Betty with Granola and Banana Crème

  • Season 1 Episode 4: Back in Time: Ye Ol' Dinn...

  • 18th Century Hurdles:

    Cook using fire.
    Light fire with flint and steel.
    Milk a cow.
    Use Clock-jack to turn spit.
    Cheese from milk and rennet (intestinal lining of a cow, used to curdle the milk).
    Birchwood whisk.

  • Dinner Dishes

    First Course
    Chicken Vermicelli Soup
    Duck with Berry Sauce
    Green Salad with White Wine Citrus Dressing
    Mutton Casserole
    Salted Cod Ceviche

    Second Course
    Prime Rib with Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus
    Rump Steaks with Mushrooms and Onions
    Oyster Stuffed Turkey Breast
    Pork Medallions with Apple Cinnamon Compote
    Stuffed Sweetbreads
    Rockfish with Lemon Beurre Blanc
    Hog's Trotters and Ears
    Chicken Fricassee with Morels

    Roasted Sweet Potatoes (burned, not served)

  • Season 1 Episode 3: Miles Off the Coast: Fund...

  • Graphics had a rough time this episode:

    Hanger Steak was spelled Hangaer and Hangar
    Haricots Verts was spelled Hericots
    Melon Apple was spelled Mellon

  • Supper Dishes:

    Indian Spiced Corn Salad
    Watermelon & Tomato (not shown)
    Three Bean Salad
    Haricots Verts Salad
    Three Cabbage Cole Slaw
    Tossed Garden Salad (not shown)
    Roasted Beets & Bermuda Onions Salad
    Red Bliss & Mustard Potato Salad

    Jerk Seasoned Chicken
    Cranberry-Orange Glazed Kansas City Baby Back Ribs
    Prime Hanger Steak with Mushroom Demi-glace
    Manila Clam Chowder
    Steamed Middle Neck Clams with Mint Broth
    Herb-Crusted Broiled Salmon (30 pieces lost to floor)
    Maine Mussels with White Wine & Tomato Stew
    Pan Seared Chicken Breast with Crab & Artichoke Soufflé
    Herb-Crusted Seared Haddock (emergency substitution)

    Side Dishes
    Maine Lobster Macaroni & Cheese with White Truffle Drizzle
    Autumn Vegetable & Barley Risotto
    Maple Mashed Sweet & White Potato Purée
    Sauteed Asparagus (not shown)
    Cauliflower & Broccoli Polonaise

    Apple Melon & Berry Crumble with Vanilla Anglaise

  • Season 1 Episode 2: Beg, Borrow and Steal: Ta...

  • Reception Dishes:

    Rosewood Smoked BBQ Pulled Pork
    Hot Balsamic Chicken Wings
    Beer Can Roasted Herbed Chicken
    Manila Clams with Garlic Beer Sauce
    Pork Chops with Long Hots and Yellow Peppers
    Sirloin Steak
    Blackened Shrimp & Pepper Kabobs
    Sweet & Savory Italian Sausage with Peppers
    Mussels with Mock Marinara
    Dry Pack Scallops with Bacon
    Roquefort Stuffed Burgers (lost, not served)
    Spicy BBQ Chicken
    Ginger Marinated Roasted Root Vegetables
    Bratwurst (burned, not served)

    Strawberry Shortcake
    Fresh Fruit Salad
    Chocolate Pies (not shown)
    Plain Cheese Cake (not shown)
    Brownies/Cookies (not shown)

  • Ingredients and Equipment Acquired:
    (for $150 & 3 Eagles' Team Jackets)

    4 Grills, Skewers
    Hamburger Patties
    Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Mussels
    Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms, Garlic
    Chicken Wings, Whole Chickens
    Pork Chops
    Balsamic Vinegar, Hot Sauce, Ketchup, Mustard
    Eggplant, Tomatoes
    Pound Cake

  • Season 1 Episode 1: Here Comes the Chef: Wedd...

  • Dishes Featured:

    Hors d'Oeuvres
    Tuna Tartare with Caviar
    Brie and Strawberries
    Scallops and Guacamole
    Sesame Chicken Satay
    Duck and White Bean Confit
    Beef and Red Onion Marmalade
    Goat Cheese Tartlets
    Shrimp and Crab Cakes

    Apple Flan and Candied Walnuts

    Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon
    Mahi-Mahi with Saffron Risotto
    Chicken Roulade with Prosciutto
    Smoked Vegetable Crêpes

    Side Dish
    Roasted Corn Potato Hash

    Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brûlée

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