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When you peek inside your pantry, do you break a sweat trying to figure out a meal? Well, step away from those take-out menus because help is on the way. In the debut season of Pantry Raid, follow culinary mastermind Michael Schulson as he drops in on the kitchen-clueless to challenge the way they think about cooking. Can he help a mother of seven deliver a fabulous family feast with just the bare minimum? How about helping a bride-to-be show her hubby (and future in-laws!) that she can hold her own in the kitchen? By using only ingredients and tools you'd find in the pantry, Chef Michael helps these hopefuls create delicious meals — from scratch, natch'! Grab a seat and learn how you can turn an ordinary dish into a delicious work of art.

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When you peek inside your pantry, do you break a sweat trying to figure out a meal? Well, step away from those take-out menus because help is on the way. In the debut season of Pantry Raid, follow culinary mastermind Michael Schulson as he drops in on the kitchen-clueless to challenge the way they think about cooking. Can he help a mother of seven deliver a fabulous family feast with just the bare minimum? How about helping a bride-to-be show her hubby (and future in-laws!) that she can hold her own in the kitchen? By using only ingredients and tools you'd find in the pantry, Chef Michael helps these hopefuls create delicious meals — from scratch, natch'! Grab a seat and learn how you can turn an ordinary dish into a delicious work of art.

    • EPISODE 1

    Kristen Guerrero

    In the premiere episode of "Pantry Raid," Chef Michael shows a newly engaged gal that you don't need five-star training to whip up a delicious (and creative!) three-course meal. Kirsten is a 24-year-old soon-to-be newlywed who's always dreamt of being the perfect housewife, but her lack of confidence in the kitchen is the one thing holding her back. After a series of scares (like setting her mom's stove on fire!), this cutie has all but abandoned the kitchen. Now, Chef Michael will help her get back on track. Using only ingredients found in her family's pantry, watch this dynamic duo create a hearty home-cooked meal of pork chops, homemade apple sauce and mashed potatoes, and clam chowder topped with cheese popcorn! How will Kristen's fiance and her family react to these creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 20 Minutes

    In the premiere episode of "Pantry Raid," Chef Michael shows a newly engaged gal that you don't need five-star training to whip up a delicious (and creative!) three-course meal. Kirsten is a 24-year-old soon-to-be newlywed who's always dreamt of being the perfect housewife, but her lack of confidence in the kitchen is the one thing holding her back. After a series of scares (like setting her mom's stove on fire!), this cutie has all but abandoned the kitchen. Now, Chef Michael will help her get back on track. Using only ingredients found in her family's pantry, watch this dynamic duo create a hearty home-cooked meal of pork chops, homemade apple sauce and mashed potatoes, and clam chowder topped with cheese popcorn! How will Kristen's fiance and her family react to these creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Angela La Riva

    In this super-sized episode of "Pantry Raid," Chef Michael shows a mother of seven how to create a quick and easy meal for her family. With eight mouths to feed, it's hard for Angela to please everyone, especially when the menu usually consists of pasta and beans! Can Chef Michael help this super mom get out of her recipe rut without spending an abundance of time in the kitchen? By using only ingredients found in their pantry, this dynamic duo is able to whip up a fabulous feast of spicy sausage calzones, kid-friendly kabobs, potato salad and a brownie pecan pie for dessert. But how will her kids react to her new creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes

    In this super-sized episode of "Pantry Raid," Chef Michael shows a mother of seven how to create a quick and easy meal for her family. With eight mouths to feed, it's hard for Angela to please everyone, especially when the menu usually consists of pasta and beans! Can Chef Michael help this super mom get out of her recipe rut without spending an abundance of time in the kitchen? By using only ingredients found in their pantry, this dynamic duo is able to whip up a fabulous feast of spicy sausage calzones, kid-friendly kabobs, potato salad and a brownie pecan pie for dessert. But how will her kids react to her new creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Victoria Christian

    Victoria Christian is a small-town gal from the Midwest who just moved to Los Angeles with her hubby Tim. As much as she tries, this clumsy cook just can't get it together in the kitchen! After a Thanksgiving dinner disaster sent her family and friends home hungry, Victoria has one last chance to redeem herself. Can she conquer her kitchen fears with Chef Michael's help? See for yourself as this dynamic duo attempt to create a delicious three-course meal from items found only in Victoria's pantry. On the menu is stuffed turkey with roasted broccoli, corn pancakes topped with salsa and BBQ chips, and a delectable dessert of chocolate peanut butter pudding! Yum! It's a tall order, but can Victoria get it all together before her guests arrive? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes

    Victoria Christian is a small-town gal from the Midwest who just moved to Los Angeles with her hubby Tim. As much as she tries, this clumsy cook just can't get it together in the kitchen! After a Thanksgiving dinner disaster sent her family and friends home hungry, Victoria has one last chance to redeem herself. Can she conquer her kitchen fears with Chef Michael's help? See for yourself as this dynamic duo attempt to create a delicious three-course meal from items found only in Victoria's pantry. On the menu is stuffed turkey with roasted broccoli, corn pancakes topped with salsa and BBQ chips, and a delectable dessert of chocolate peanut butter pudding! Yum! It's a tall order, but can Victoria get it all together before her guests arrive? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Kelly Marchand

    Don't let her good looks fool you! Kelly Marchand is a pretty plumber who knows her way around a set of pipes, but when it comes to cooking, this gal is pretty clueless in the kitchen. She's never even cooked for her new hubby! But Kelly is ready to face her fears and she wants Chef Michael to help her throw together an amazing meal to honor her father as their family celebrates the 30th anniversary of their plumbing business. Can Chef Michael help her gain the confidence she needs to create an exotic feast for her loved ones? See for yourself as this duo whips up a delectable dinner with items already stocked in Kelly's kitchen! The menu boasts spicy beef lettuce cups with peanut sauce, Wasabi soy nut crusted salmon served over creamy bacon and pea risotto, and a special Kir Royale cocktail with champagne and raspberries. How will her family react to her creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 20 Minutes

    Don't let her good looks fool you! Kelly Marchand is a pretty plumber who knows her way around a set of pipes, but when it comes to cooking, this gal is pretty clueless in the kitchen. She's never even cooked for her new hubby! But Kelly is ready to face her fears and she wants Chef Michael to help her throw together an amazing meal to honor her father as their family celebrates the 30th anniversary of their plumbing business. Can Chef Michael help her gain the confidence she needs to create an exotic feast for her loved ones? See for yourself as this duo whips up a delectable dinner with items already stocked in Kelly's kitchen! The menu boasts spicy beef lettuce cups with peanut sauce, Wasabi soy nut crusted salmon served over creamy bacon and pea risotto, and a special Kir Royale cocktail with champagne and raspberries. How will her family react to her creative concoctions? Watch and see!

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Shonelle Blake

    For Shonelle Blake, success is something that has always come naturally. This busy single mom of two has managed to run two businesses out of her own home, but that doesn't leave her with much time to cook for her kids. Dinner time usually ends up with her family at the drive-thru or heating up pre-packaged meals loaded with preservatives! Can Chef Michael show this mom how to whip up a healthy alternative that won't cut into too much of her free time? See for yourself as this duo creates a fast-food inspired dinner complete with pigs in a blanket, cereal-crusted chicken fingers, baked French fries, and a dessert of homemade ice cream sandwiches.

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    • 21 Minutes

    For Shonelle Blake, success is something that has always come naturally. This busy single mom of two has managed to run two businesses out of her own home, but that doesn't leave her with much time to cook for her kids. Dinner time usually ends up with her family at the drive-thru or heating up pre-packaged meals loaded with preservatives! Can Chef Michael show this mom how to whip up a healthy alternative that won't cut into too much of her free time? See for yourself as this duo creates a fast-food inspired dinner complete with pigs in a blanket, cereal-crusted chicken fingers, baked French fries, and a dessert of homemade ice cream sandwiches.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Natalie Gray

    Natalie Gray is an amazing artist who just boils over with creativity. That is, until it comes to cooking! This British babe's get-togethers usually consist of beer and peanuts, and often pale in comparison to the creative concoctions her eclectic friends whip up. Can Chef Michael help Natalie channel her originality into the kitchen? The ingredients in her pantry may be few and far between, but our dynamic duo manages to deliver a global smorgasbord of fab finger foods! Join them as they make an international menu of tuna-stuffed tomatoes, cucumber Peking chicken, deviled eggs, and Italian salad on a skewer, all from leftovers! Finally, they'll wash it all down with a refreshing mix of cucumber mojitos. But will Natalie's friends be impressed by her handiwork? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes

    Natalie Gray is an amazing artist who just boils over with creativity. That is, until it comes to cooking! This British babe's get-togethers usually consist of beer and peanuts, and often pale in comparison to the creative concoctions her eclectic friends whip up. Can Chef Michael help Natalie channel her originality into the kitchen? The ingredients in her pantry may be few and far between, but our dynamic duo manages to deliver a global smorgasbord of fab finger foods! Join them as they make an international menu of tuna-stuffed tomatoes, cucumber Peking chicken, deviled eggs, and Italian salad on a skewer, all from leftovers! Finally, they'll wash it all down with a refreshing mix of cucumber mojitos. But will Natalie's friends be impressed by her handiwork? Watch and see!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Linda Lopez

    Linda Lopez loves her kitchen, but she just doesn't know what to do it in! So most evenings, Linda and her hubby resort to greasy Mexican take-out, which has added a lot of unwanted weight to their waistlines. Now, it's time to battle the bulge and Chef Michael is going to show Linda how to cook authentic Mexican cuisine that's full of flavor without the fat! Plus, Linda is sick of hearing her family complain about her cooking (or lack thereof) so she wants to create a meal that will make them proud. Dig in as Linda and Michael whip up a delicious dinner of chipotle chicken tacos, shrimp ceviche salad, spicy tomato salsa with guacamole and wash it all down with homemade margaritas! Mmm!

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    • 21 Minutes

    Linda Lopez loves her kitchen, but she just doesn't know what to do it in! So most evenings, Linda and her hubby resort to greasy Mexican take-out, which has added a lot of unwanted weight to their waistlines. Now, it's time to battle the bulge and Chef Michael is going to show Linda how to cook authentic Mexican cuisine that's full of flavor without the fat! Plus, Linda is sick of hearing her family complain about her cooking (or lack thereof) so she wants to create a meal that will make them proud. Dig in as Linda and Michael whip up a delicious dinner of chipotle chicken tacos, shrimp ceviche salad, spicy tomato salsa with guacamole and wash it all down with homemade margaritas! Mmm!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Sarah Cristoffersen

    Sarah has no confidence in the kitchen. Too bad she's about to marry into a family of fabulous cooks! Her fiance has grown up eating gourmet meals, but lately their late-night dining has consisted of macaroni and cheese and cereal! Sarah is sick of the teasing (especially from her future father-in-law) and she's ready to show them that she can step it up in the kitchen. See what happens when Chef Michael helps this brave wife-to-be whip up an impressive Italian feast of mozzarella sticks with a tomato dip sauce, seared chicken topped with spinach, and chocolate chip canolis. And, it'll all be washed down with homemade pomegranate rum punch! Will her in-laws be impressed by her newfound cooking skills? Or will she still have a long way to go to make her future family happy? Stay tuned!

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    • 20 Minutes

    Sarah has no confidence in the kitchen. Too bad she's about to marry into a family of fabulous cooks! Her fiance has grown up eating gourmet meals, but lately their late-night dining has consisted of macaroni and cheese and cereal! Sarah is sick of the teasing (especially from her future father-in-law) and she's ready to show them that she can step it up in the kitchen. See what happens when Chef Michael helps this brave wife-to-be whip up an impressive Italian feast of mozzarella sticks with a tomato dip sauce, seared chicken topped with spinach, and chocolate chip canolis. And, it'll all be washed down with homemade pomegranate rum punch! Will her in-laws be impressed by her newfound cooking skills? Or will she still have a long way to go to make her future family happy? Stay tuned!

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Misty Rios

    Misty has everything a woman could possibly ask for: She's been married to her high-school sweetheart for seven years, and together they're raising their two beautiful children. But there's one thing missing from this happy housewife's picture-perfect life: She wants to be able to serve her hubby a mouthwatering meal! Can Chef Michael help her cook up some fun family food? See what happens when this dynamic duo whip up a delicious dinner of homemade macaroni and cheese casseroles for her kids, grilled marinated tri-tip steak for her protein-loving hubby, awesome asparagus, strawberry carrot cake for dessert, and refreshing wine coolers to wash it all down. Mmm!

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    • 20 Minutes

    Misty has everything a woman could possibly ask for: She's been married to her high-school sweetheart for seven years, and together they're raising their two beautiful children. But there's one thing missing from this happy housewife's picture-perfect life: She wants to be able to serve her hubby a mouthwatering meal! Can Chef Michael help her cook up some fun family food? See what happens when this dynamic duo whip up a delicious dinner of homemade macaroni and cheese casseroles for her kids, grilled marinated tri-tip steak for her protein-loving hubby, awesome asparagus, strawberry carrot cake for dessert, and refreshing wine coolers to wash it all down. Mmm!

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Finola

    Michael Schulson is invited into the home of Style's "How Do I Look?" host Finola Hughes to help her prepare a delicious dinner party for some celebrity guests. The two really get cooking in her gorgeous custom kitchen, all while dishing tips that we can all use. The food is fabulous--and the RSVP list is equally scrumptious! Watch and see who shows up!

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    • 21 Minutes

    Michael Schulson is invited into the home of Style's "How Do I Look?" host Finola Hughes to help her prepare a delicious dinner party for some celebrity guests. The two really get cooking in her gorgeous custom kitchen, all while dishing tips that we can all use. The food is fabulous--and the RSVP list is equally scrumptious! Watch and see who shows up!

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    • 21 Minutes
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