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Chopped: Grill Masters- Rick Browne talks about competing on TV

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Starting yesterday, Food Network blew the roof off of its hit series, Chopped, with the first of five themed episodes dubbed Chopped: Grill Masters. Over five weeks, the show was based outside at the nostalgic Old Tucson Studios in Arizona. Sixteen grilling professionals from around the country faced off in this captivating Wild West showdown. Mark Masker interviewed Rick Browne about competing on the show.

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James Wreck Sets Fire to Houston with iBurn

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I recently visited the Houston, TX studio of Eat More Heat, where James Wreck and his trusty sidekick David Martin produce a weekly live video program focusing on spicy product reviews, with a generous helping of irreverent humor. James shared his plans for a brand new hot shop he’s going to open, called iBurn!

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New Scovie Award Categories and the Early Bird Special

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Just in case you missed the news, the 2013 Scovie Awards Call for Entries has been live for over a week now and the entries are rolling in. The rules are here and the entry form is here. We have new and exciting categories this year. Pre-made tamales and pre-packaged chili categories have been added, as well as a “unique” subcategory to all the main categories. Adding the “unique” subcategory will give you more chances to win with all of your products!