Food Network Star

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Comeback Kitchen Baby

Demo with Hawaii News Now

May 25, 2018

Watch along as I demo a Prawn and Vegetable Noodle bowl and chat about Comeback Kitchen, airing on the Food Network. 

May 21, 2018

Chat with Ash and I about my comeback on Comeback Kitchen, airing on the Food Network.

Coming back to Comeback Kitchen!

January 01, 2020

I am making my comeback... in the Food Network Star Kitchen AGAIN! Get the skinny on me, my other competitors and my thoughts. :)

Chocolate Truffle Creme Brulee with Well Being Hawaii

March 08, 2018

Chocolate Truffle Creme Brulee is the BEST indulgent chocolate dessert! Watch along as I make it with my friends over at Well Being Hawaii.

Interview with Honolulu Magazine

August 04, 2017

Follow along as I talk with Carrie Toth, the Food Editor for Honolulu Magazine on what my Food Network Star Experience was really like. 

Episode 7: Beat Bobbly Flay

July 16, 2017

Beat Bobby Flay? Yeah right! But it sure was fun trying!

Episode 6: Summer Parties

July 09, 2017

Mentor Challenge: Transform Potatoes. Star Challenge: Host a killer summer party!

Episode 5: Sunny's Kitchen Hacks

July 02, 2017

From shopping on a budget with Hannah Hart, to a live demo with Sunny Anderson, we tackle it all. 

Episode 4: Glamping

June 25, 2017

Follow us as we go glamping(ish)

Episode 3, All Terrain Eats

June 18, 2017

What does the Food Network have to say about episode 3, check it out. 

Episode 2, Beauty and the Beast

June 11, 2017

What does the Food Network have to say about episode two? Check it out here. 

Military Spouse AND Food Newtork Star

January 01, 2020

A sweet write up with an interview I did. Bianca and I discussed how being a military spouse and a mom shapes what I cook. 

Vote for Me (as fan favorite)

June 03, 2017

Vote for your fan favorite. I promise you this stay at home military spouse could totally use the prize money. Plus, hey, I am most like you. A stay at home mom of two who followed her dreams in her spare time. Puppy eyes, pretty please, and all of that. xoxoxoxo

Living 808- Cooking and Chatting about FNS

June 08, 2017

Stopped by the Servo Demo Kitchen to cook Grilled Rum Soaked Pineapple with a Pineapple Short Cake and Rum Sauce. And of course we talked about Food Network Star!!!

Recipe can also be found at

https://www.caviarandcrayons.com/single-post/2017/05/17/Grilled-Rum-Soaked-Pineapple-with-Pineapple-Pan-Fried-Shortcake-Ice-Cream-and-a-Rum-Sauce 

Episode 1, Auditions

June 04, 2017

Catch up on the premier of Food Network Star, Food Network Style.

Catch up on the Premier of Food Network Star

June 05, 2017

The highlights and low lights of the season 13 premier of Food Network Star, according to Food Network. :)

Oh yeah, you know, the episode where THIS girl's dish was dubbed the most exciting of the night!

Star Advisor, Honolulu

May 31, 2017

Shout out in the Star Adviser. 

Interview my College, NWOSU

June 02, 2017

Although cooking is my passion, elementary education was my college degree. NWOSU was my place of graduation while my husband was attending pilot training at Vance AFB. Here is a sweet and thoughtful article written by a member of the newspaper staff.

Hanging with Hawaii News Now!

June 01, 2017

Stopped by Hawaii News Now to chat about Food Network Star and demo this amazing Persimmon and Sake Glazed Pork Belly Tostada with an Ahi Salad. It was delicious and so much fun.

The recipe for the dish can be found at:

https://www.caviarandcrayons.com/single-post/2017/05/31/Persimmon-and-Sake-Glazed-Pork-Belly-Topped-with-an-Ahi-Salad

My Casting Video

May 23, 2017

Yes, I really am this hysterical! Just kidding. Actually, not kidding. Anyway, apparently this is what the Food Network lead with to pick me among thousands. Haha

Food Network Magazine

May 17, 2023

The June issue of Food Network Magazine breaks down who is in it to win it and why! Pick one up today, before it is gone!!!

Food Network Debut

April 12, 2017

Food Network announced the 12 finalists competing for the coveted title of the next Food Network Star!!! After months of secret keeping, I can finally announce that I am one of them. :)

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