Food Fighters Recap: Unemployed Home Cook Smashes Chefs, Collects $100k (7/29/14)

Food Fighters’ second showdown for the season had Dublin, California local Kena Peay (photo in this recap) showing her culinary chops and challenging five established chefs in America. Kena hoped to bring home the bacon to help her re-start her life and get past her unemployment status. Kena’s strategy was straightforward: take down each chef with tried and tested comfort food recipes from family and friends. Will this home cook’s dishes taint all chefs’ gourmet records? Kena surely did with her first two challenges as accented by two sweeps in her favour (5-0)  against barbeque master Chard Ward and the…

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Dr. Phil Review: Open Cheating Within A Marriage Doesn’t Solve Anything (7/28/14)

Last year, Dr. Phil featured the causes and impacts of having an affair while married and how this doesn’t solve anything. Instead, it just destroys families and causes unnecessary hurt, especially to children. Dr. Phil underscored this point using the case of Lisa and Rick. Abusive & Controlling Husband. Lisa has been married to Rick (photo in this recap) for 26 years. However, she claimed that Rick’s controlling and abusive ways forced her to seek solace from other men. Lisa claimed to have been the recipient of Rick’s verbal abuse and financial restrictions (e.g. house is in Rick’s name, she…

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Judge Mathis Recap: $1,353 for Kicking Process Server’s Car (7/28/14)

Judge Mathis awards Brian Turner $3,585 for Tyrone Wilson’s car loan. The judge then awards Megan Proctor $ 2,760 for child care, her ex-boyfriend Bobby Saile’s loan and harassment. Judge Mathis then awards Edwin Blama Sr. $1,353 for car damage caused by Frank Gaskin (photo). The judge dismisses Frank’s $1,500 countersuit for harassment. Judge Mathis then awards Lisa Duncan $3,200 for her daughter Ashley Davis’ loan. Car Brian Turner of Chicago, IL, claims that former friend Tyrone Wilson, also of Chicago, who wears a lacy suit, has a sex addiction, that he has sex in public places and even uploaded a…

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Hell’s Kitchen Season Finale Recap: Scott Season 12 Winner (7/24/14)

Scott is Hell’s Kitchen Season 12 Winner. He wins by a point over finalist Jason in 5 rounds composed of hot appetizers, cold appetizers, fish entrees, chicken entrees and beef entrees judged by 4 chefs and a restaurant owner. Scott & Jason then had dinner service at Hell’s Kitchen, with this season’s contestants assisting them. Scott becomes Head Chef of Gordon Ramsay Restaurant and Caesars Palace, with a salary of $250,000. For making it to the finals, Executive Chef Scott Commings, 36, of Woodstock, Illinois, & Sous Chef Jason Zepaitas, 31, of Chicago, Illinois, stay at a suite at Four Seasons Hotel. Chef Gordon Ramsay presents Scott &…

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Judge Judy Recap: $1,487 for Jailed Caterer’s Fee (7/24/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards Taylor Dodgin (photo) $1,487 for the return of her catering fee. She found out that her caterer Andrew Sample was in jail 5 hours before her wedding. The judge does not grant Taylor the difference between Andrew’s fee and Old Texas Brewing Company, the caterer that she eventually got for her wedding. Taylor points out that if she had known 3 weeks before the wedding that Andrew was in jail, she could have gotten a cheaper caterer. There was only 1 case today that we had not recapped before. Taylor Dodgin, 20, of Burleson, TX, sues…

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