MASTERCHEF Preview: The Top 12 Host a Celebrity Cocktail Party Featuring BONES’ TJ Thyne, Carson Kressley and More

Next week on MASTERCHEF, the remaining 12 contestants are tasked with preparing food for a celebrity cocktail party. No pressure there, right? Among the faces you may recognize at the shindig? BONES star TJ Thyne (Hodgins), reality star Tabatha Coffey and TV personality Carson Kressley. Take a look at the contestants prepping for the party [...]

'MasterChef' Judge Graham Elliot: Tonight's Eliminated Chef 'Massacred' Her Food

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 ... Alrighty then, we are now down to the lucky 13! Hard to believe that we've already lost five great home cooks along the way. I love the Mystery Box challenges, and this one in particular was exciting as it was our first vegetarian challenge in 'MasterChef.' I love meat cooking with proteins as much as the next big, tattooed guy, but as a chef and restaurant owner, I want to make sure the cooks are proficient in vegetable cookery as well. Read More...

MasterChef’s Joe: Was a Vegetarian Main Course Too Challenging?

Hello again, MasterChef fans! I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July.  Tuesday night we found ourselves down to just 13 amateur home cooks, a far cry from the thousands who lined up to audition across the country just a few short months ago. Observing this group as they focused tirelessly on the mystery box challenge of a vegetarian entrée, we judges felt we were finally seeing execution on a professional level. No panic-stricken looks and fewer last-minute scrambling runs to the MasterChef pantry -- it was evident that we were left with the most capable group thus far.