'MasterChef' Judge Graham Elliot: Souffles, Surprises & S%t This Week

Graham Elliot is a world renowned chef and judge on Fox's 'MasterChef' who'll be guest blogging for AOL TV from time to time this season. Here are his thoughts on this week's episode ... For this field challenge, we were blessed with another beautiful location and gorgeous day (three cheers for southern California!). This one is close to my heart because I'm from Chicago where people take their block parties seriously. The twist was that this was going to be a block party for all kids, and I must agree with Ben Star -- the image of 200 hungry kids hurtling towards you is terrifying! Since Christian and Christine won the last Elimination Test and were the team leaders, we were looking forward to what was sure to be an intense competition. I was surprised to see Christian pick Jennifer for his team considering their past squabbles. I commend him on putting personal issues aside and picking a teammate based on their qualifications. Read More...

Gordon Ramsay Calls One Dish the Worst He's Ever Tasted on 'MasterChef' (VIDEO)

A plot to help certain contestants while hindering others by the winner of the mystery box challenge backfired in a big way on 'MasterChef' (Tue., 9PM ET on FOX). And while Joe Bastianich has been largely the bad guy on this show, Gordon Ramsay let out a little of his 'Hell's Kitchen' on what he dubbed the worst sauce he's ever tasted. !!SPOILER ALERT!! The box challenge led to some intriguing choices, and while the judges did decide to sample Ben's banana and scallops concoction, they were most impressed with Adrien's dish. That gave him some power in the next challenge, which featured pork as a main ingredient.