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Jeffrey Saad Advances to Finals of Chopped All-Stars

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Jeffrey Saad spiced, sliced and diced his way to victory, earning him a spot in the Chopped All-Stars Finale.

Last night Jeffrey Saad, host of Cooking Channel’s United Taste of America, claimed victory in Food Network’s Chopped All-Stars, earning him a spot in the final episode on May 6.

The baskets Jeffrey expertly cooked his way through were a challenging mix.

Appetizer:
Pancake mix, strawberry papaya, blue foot mushrooms and precooked chicken feet

Entrée:
Maraschino cherries, peas in the pod, parsley root and tripe

Dessert:
Ostrich eggs, plantains, dried strawberries and galangal

A big congratulations to Jeffrey on his talents, and we wish him all the best in the final episode!

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Jeffrey Saad: Wing Man

Served sweet, spicy, sauced and sassy, chicken wings have become their own food group here in America!

Tonight on United Tastes of America, Jeffrey Saad flies through an endless variety of chicken wing styles — including Buffalo, Jamaican, Japanese, and Korean — and soars into new culinary skies. Tune in at 10pm ET/ 9pm CT.

To whet your appetite, here are some of our favorite hot wings recipes, including Emeril Lagasse’s Oven-Roasted Wings recipe, pictured above.

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United Tastes of America: Season 2 Premieres Tonight

Jeffrey Saad of United Tastes of America

Jeffrey sits down with Chef Akira Back to try a spicy tuna roll at Yellowtail Restaurant at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Jeffrey Saad returns to Cooking Channel to continue his hunt for the foods that unite America. In season one of United Tastes of America, Jeffrey tracked down the back stories on all-American  classics, like burgers, pizza and hot dogs. In season two, he goes further. In addition to the all-American favorites, he also explores dishes that were created and popularized on other shores but have been embraced by Americans.

Like tonight, when he kicks it all off with a look at sushi.

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Hot New Shows this Summer on Cooking Channel

  

From cross-country culinary adventures to kitchen essentials at home, Cooking Channel’s brought you the recipes and stories from some very exciting Food People for over a year now. Amid the height of mid-summer’s heat, we’re ready with a fresh new slate of series, seasons and specials for you to sit back and devour.  

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Get a Whole Day of United Tastes

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Host Jeffrey Saad gets a lesson in making ice-cream.

Memorial Day is finally here, and with it the unofficial start to a beautiful summer season. Celebrate with burgers, potato salad, refreshing summer cocktails and sweet ice-cream desserts. But if you want to beat the heat, head back inside for Cooking Channel’s Memorial-Day United Tastes of America Marathon.

From summer favorites like ice cream and pie, to backyard indulgences like burgers, hot dogs and fries, Jeffrey Saad travels the country for classic comfort foods, all afternoon long.

Scope out the marathon line-up:

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United Tastes of America Explores the Bánh Mì

Ma Peche's Bahn Mi

Photo: Elizabeth Leitzell

Step away from the Subway. Jeffrey Saad explores the greatest things to happen to sandwiches since sliced bread, tonight on United Tastes of America.

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Holiday Gift Guide For Food Lovers

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Have a hard-to-shop-for food lover in your life? We’ve polled some of our food lovin’ celeb chefs and Cooking Channel staffers for their top picks for Holiday Gifts….

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Mad for Pizza on Tonight’s Premiere of United Tastes of America

Jeffrey Saad pulls the secrets of great pizza out of executive chef Nate Appleman.

What makes pizza so special? It must be the thin, crispy crust. (No? You prefer deep-dish, Chicago-style?) Then it has to be the cheesy topping. (Except for that fantastic version you had with just olive oil and fresh mushrooms…)   

A true American staple, pizza is the comfort food of millions. Its fanatics range from junk-food junkies to haute-cuisine haughties; its interpretations from cheap, late-night snack to reinterpreted, culinary masterpiece. Tonight in the Cooking Channel premiere of United States of America, Jeffrey Saad searches out all them.  

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Jeffrey Saad – 10 Quick Bites

Jeffrey visits Far West Funghi in SF for mushrooms and ice cream. Uh?

Jeffrey Saad has a tasty new gig: Traveling the country exploring iconic American foods for his Cooking Channel show, United Tastes of America. Think ice cream, burgers, doughnuts and his personal favorite, pizza. You might recognize Jeffery from his stint on The Next Food Network Star, where he was Season 5’s runner-up.

We chatted with Jeffrey about what he’s been up to since then, childhood food memories, what to expect from United Tastes and more. Catch the first episode—pizza, of course—on Tuesday, November 16 at 9:30pm/8:30c. Get the scoop…

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Cooking Channel @NYC Wine & Food Festival

Meet Hosts from Cooking Channel at the NYC Wine and Food Festival

Are you going to be anywhere near New York City during the weekend of October 9th and 10thCooking Channel hosts will be out mixing, mingling and excited to make your acquaintance…

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