The Ultimate Recipe Showdown is Back!

Hey everybody, just putting a shout out for Season 2 of Ultimate Recipe Showdown on Food Network starting tonight! I don’t know if you remember, but I competed in season 1 last year with my Pepita Crusted Southwest Chicken Mac and I was lucky enough to be chosen again as a Finalist for Season 2! I’ll be in the Dessert Category this year that will air February 8th. This was the NY trip my sister and I went to back in September and had the time of our lives. After my show airs I’ll be sure to post my recipe along with some fun pictures of the show and talk more about it. For now, here’s a LINK to the Dessert Group finalists and a LINK to my little video.

Keep an eye out for a number of other Food bloggers who were on this season’s show as well. Below is a little information about this Season with Guy Fieri as the host, I can’t wait to watch them all!

About the Show

With more than 12,000 recipes submitted from home cooks across America, Ultimate Recipe Showdown returns for another season of delicious competition as the top 24 contestants battle head-to-head for national glory. Hosted by Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives; Guy’s Big Bite), the series features six categories: Comfort Food, Burgers, Cakes, Hot and Spicy, Desserts, or Hometown Favorites. Each week, the judges crown an “ultimate” winner who receives $25,000 and the chance to have his or her recipe featured nationwide at T.G.I. Friday’s® restaurants.

Just got to home from the Holidays, so I’m gearing up for some new and exciting recipes! See You Soon!!

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64 Responses
  1. Marie

    I remember watching you last year but I didn’t know if you would be on this year. I will be watching for you! Good Luck!

  2. Laura

    Cool. ANother blogger I follow was on the show this last sunday. She made the pastrami pannini. I fogot to set my DVR to see it. Hopefully, I’ll remeber to set it for your episode Congrats.

  3. Carrian

    My hubby and I always watch this show. I am too nervous to try it myself right now, but maybe in the future I’ll try it, that would be my dream!! Congrats to you!!

  4. Hillary

    That is awesome. I can’t wait to see it air. I am going to mark it on my calendar. I already want to make your donuts. They looked delicious.

  5. Jeena

    Congratulations for a 2nd time!

    Your desserts and sweets are so gorgeous so it is no wonder you have been chosen.

    Good luck. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Live.Love.Eat

    That is awesome. Congrats!!!!!!!! I watched the video without sound so I can’t wait to watch it again later!!!! I have a thing for Guy you lucky gal!

  7. PheMom

    Good to know that you are going to be on again Jenny! That is awesome and well deserved. I can’t wait to watch.

    Happy New Year to you and your family. I hope the move is treating you right!

  8. Kara, Garrick, Rylee and Jadyn

    Besf of luck! (although I guess technically it’s already over…right?) Anyway, I’m sure you did great, they look fantastic! Thanks for sharing your recipes, I’m tried and loved many of them!

  9. snbjork

    How fun! I can’t wait to try those donuts! Good luck to you!!! I can’t imagine you NOT winning because there has yet to be a recipe of yours that I haven’t loved! Happy New Year!

  10. Denissa

    Good luck Jenny!! That is so exciting ๐Ÿ™‚
    No matter what you’ll be the winner in my book, everything that I’ve tried of yours has been awesome!! Thanks for sharing your gift with us!

  11. Rachelle

    How exciting!! I’ll definitely tune in and watch! Can’t wait to see what you make, Good luck!!

    -My Niece was just here over the Holiday visiting, and went to Disneyland, and saw Guy there! -jealous!-

  12. Allie

    I’m so excited the show is finally showing! Best of luck and I’m sure you’ll be the cutest one on there!


    Can’t wait to see it. I watched last nights. My husband thought I was loosing my mind, ’cause I was so into it. I tried to explain that I follow some of these blogs, but that only made me seem crazier. Anyway, good luck and can’t wait to see it.

  14. Dave and Tricia Folsom Family Fun

    I am so excited to get to watch it! I will be in AZ and my parents have cable – yeah! I saw your season one apperance at the hospital with my husband after his surgery. We were flipping through the channels and suddenly your face flashed accross the screen and so we watched. I hope you win!

  15. My crazy crazy life

    OMGoodness…how exciting!! I hate that you don’t still live in Gilbert (that’s where I live), because I wanted to brag…hahaha. I do vacation in New Port Beach…does that count? have fun and I’m rooting for you!

  16. Catherine Wilkinson

    Hey Jenny! Just saw comfort foods last night (wasn’t that Emily a cutie???) and love the new format…much better than last year, huh? Good luck!!! Can’t wait for your show!

  17. Clumbsy Cookie

    How cool is that Jenny!!! I wish I could see it, but we don’t have FN here in Portugal. Maybe I can catch it on youtube later? That’s really exiting! And so fun to watch your video!

  18. Shelley

    Congratulations Jenny! That’s awesome! Kim did a great job on your hair, you looked so pretty in your video.

  19. Kelli

    Wow your voice is nothing like I imagined it to be– now I will read your posts with the correct “Jenny voice” in my head!

    Good luck in the competition– I will be watchin and rootin for you!

  20. Katrina

    Already had the Ultimate show ready for the DVR, but had no idea you’d be on it! Awesome! Can’t wait to see it, especially the desserts (my fave!) What fun for you!
    Happy Settling In!

  21. Bob

    Congratz Jenny! I wish I had cable so I could watch. I’ll have to get my brother to tape it for me. ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Super Healthy Kids

    Thanks for the heads up. I’m setting my DVR too. You are such an inspiration!! Keep it up and good luck.

  23. Jenny

    Hi Everybody, Thanks for all of your good wishes. Yes, I am back in CA just as of late last night. Today is our official first day with the whole family. It seems like a beautiful day here!

  24. Suzanne

    Hi Jenny,

    I’ve been reading your blog for a while now!! I watched the show last season but had no idea that was you!! I’m going to set the dvr right now!! Good luck!!

  25. Aria

    How exciting! I didn’t know you were from Gilbert! My dad was in the Air Force so we lived in Gilbert for a couple years growing up. Maybe ’85-91-ish? I loved it there! ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyway… good luck! Can’t wait to hear more about the competition!

  26. Laura P.

    I have to admit, I missed that show last season so I’ve never seen it before. But, I’ve seen the previews and have been super excited to see it. : ) That’s awesome that you were on last season and I’ll root for you all the way this season!

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  28. Emily

    I wish you the best of luck in this competition!! I’m sure you’ll do great!! If anything, your recipes will be featured at the best eatery around – MY HOUSE! =]

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