The Great American Recipe

Meet Nikki Tomaino-Allemand

This Great American Recipe contestant’s cooking is heavily influenced by Southern Italian heritage, thanks to her family from the coastal town of Calabria.

Meet Nikki Tomaino-Allemand


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    Secrets and Staples

    S3 E2 - 53m 35s

    Watch the home cooks create recipes that reveal their favorite, secret weapon ingredients. In the second round, the home cooks showcase their favorite grains in a dish that best represents their heritage and culinary perspectives.

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    A First Taste

    S3 E1 - 53m 34s

    Meet the eight new contestants representing their regions across the country competing to win The Great American Recipe. For their first challenge, the home cooks prepare dishes introducing their culinary style as home cooks to the judges.

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    Episode 8

    S2 E8 - 53m 56s

    Gather one last time with the three remaining home cooks as they get ready for the grand finale feast. In the final round, their challenge is to prepare an entire meal that represents their Great American Recipe. Who will be named the winner?

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