Test cook Christie Morrison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Spice-Crusted Steaks. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of supermarket bacon. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shows Julia his top pick of electric griddles. Finally, test cook Ashley Moore and Julia reveal a showstopping recipe for Grilled Bacon Burgers with Caramelized Onion.
It's Bread Week and the bakers tackle a signature bake designed to be shared. Then, the bakers must tackle a deceptively simple summer staple in the Technical and to finish there is an ambitious Showstopper.
Expert bladesmiths and skilled martial artists bring their custom, historical blades to the most punishing knife course ever created. Will a Wakizashi sweep away the competition? Or will the Parang emerge victorious? And can a Sundang Sword stay sharp? The final two competitors go head-to-head on the intimidating second course – “Dead Run”. Only one can advance to the finale, and compete for the chance to win $20,000 and the title of Knife or Death Champion
Martial artists, expert bladesmiths, and a Daoist grand master will wield their custom made, historical weapons on a daunting set of challenges designed to test both their blades and skills. Does a Seax have the finesse needed to triumph on the course? Or will a Broadsword be in it for the long run? And will the never-before-seen Titanium Sword outshine the competition? The fastest two move on to the ultimate course – “Dead Run.” Only one will earn a spot in the finale and the chance at $20,000 and the title of Knife or Death Champion.
Test cook Bryan Roof and host Bridget Lancaster reveal the secrets to making a Southern California classic, Smoked Fish Tacos. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried shows host Julia Collin Davison his top pick of chimney starters. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison makes Julia the perfect Grilled Steak Fajitas.