Top Moments: Barbara Walters Touches Trump's "Onion Loaf" and Horror Story's Brutal Birth

Our top moments of the week: 14. The Ex Factor Award : Jenny doesn't know how to swim, so the sadistic producers of Fear Factor make her drive a car into water! When she and her ex/teammate Sean exit the car as it sinks, Jenny expects him to help her to dry land. But he doesn't. "He left her! Whoa! She's going under," host Joe Rogan says. The show's diving team rescues Jenny, who is understandably peeved at Sean. "I waited there for you," he says. Er, no, you didn't. And even if you did, she can't swim! 13. Nerdiest Trash Talk : Nothing less than first place on The Amazing Race would have sufficed for perfectionist Cindy and her fiancé Ernie . They eventually win the $1 million, but not before dissing the other two teams during the final leg. "It would be like losing to C students and we're ....

Top Chef's Nyesha: I Don't Know How Our Dish Ended Up Undercooked

Top Chef 's first double elimination claimed Nyesha Arrington and Dakota Weiss after they undercooked their venison — or more specifically, Dakota undercooked the venison. "It sucks to go home for something I didn't do myself," Nyesha tells "When it's something you did, it's a little easier to swallow." Still, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based chef says she's not bitter that she had to go down for Dakota's mistake.

'Top Chef: Texas' Food Photos: Tasty Mis-Steaks

In episode 6 of this season of Top Chef: Texas , the cheftestants were challenged to personalize their "mother's sauce" and then to create a four-course, steak-centric dinner. Now, get ready to salivate over their tantalizing creations!

Top Chef's Whitney: My Thought Process Was Off

Steak-gate hit Top Chef when Lindsay fired Ty-Lor 's steaks too early, but it was Whitney Otawka 's undercooked potato gratin that sent her packing and bought Ty-Lor another day. Not she has any problem with that. "Ty should not have gone home for the steaks," Whitney tells "So many people were working on them and there was bad communication, and it wasn't his fault that they were fired early. I deserved to go." The Georgia-based chef knew the writing was on the wall as soon as Tom Colicchio said his potatoes were raw. So what went wrong? And how was she not aware they were undercooked? Read on.

Top Chef's Chuy: I Knew I Was Screwed

Chuy Valencia won the first two elimination challenges on Top Chef , but he couldn't make it a three-peat. Instead, the Chicago-based chef got the boot after overcooking his salmon with goat cheese dish. "I knew I was screwed so I was expecting it," he tells "It's hard to forgive overcooking something." Find out when he realized it all had gone wrong and why he's happy he got eliminated.

Top Chef's Richie: I Wasn't Thinking Clearly

After teams pulled an all-nighter to make chili on Top Chef , the judges added insult to injury when they made the losing team repurpose their chili mole in a cook-off, ending in Richie Farina 's elimination. "It was just another twist that none of us expected," he tells "When they told us, we were like, 'What the f---?!' But I get it. It was a good way to differentiate ...

Sneak Peek: Top Chef Texas Heats up With Spicy New Challenge

Top Chef: Texas contestants find themselves taked with creating a dish using chilis as the main ingredient. Who's spice is right? Check out this sneak peek! | Original Air Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10/9c

'Top Chef: Texas' spices things up

"Top Chef: Texas" is bringing the heat! We've got two new clips for you. In the first one, we get to see what the chef'testants do with some super hot peppers, each of which make us nervous that one of them will touch his or her eye. It also makes us hope that the judges have some milk handy.In the second clip, one of the chef'testants has a breakdown and judge Padma Lakshmi on a horse is compared to Fabio. Yes, because those two could be twinsies. Also, please note the lesson we learn from this clip. There is no crying in cooking.We have a feeling that this episode might make us want to spice up the cranberry sauce with a few jalapenos this year. Are you guys seeing a front runner yet? Let us know below....

Top Chef's Keith: I Knew Sarah and Lindsay Would Throw Me Under the Bus

Keith Rhodes became the first to pack his knives and go on Top Chef: Texas after he used flour tortillas in his enchilada instead of corn tortillas and, most unforgivably, bought pre-cooked shrimp for teammate Lindsay . The North Carolina-based chef admits the purchase was "not the best decision," but thinks things could've turned out differently had Lindsay and Sarah not thrown him under the bus and "kept rolling over me" by harping about the shrimp at Judges' Table. But why did he buy the shrimp in the first place? Read on.  Why did you buy the pre-cooked shrimp? Was it really a money issue? Keith: Well, one thing that I'm really adamant about stressing ...

'Top Chef: Texas' Food Photos: What Did They Make with Rattlesnake?

And did it taste like chicken? In addition to creating dishes that might work at a quincenera party, the cheftestants had to somehow cook a delectable meal that featured rattlesnake. Check out the results in this slideshow.