Three recipes weren't enough for The Perfect 3: Pancakes edition. Tyler Florence wows us with his cheesy Buttermilk Ricotta Pancakes. Giada De Laurentiis gives her Parmesan Potato Pancakes an Italian twist. Bobby Flay has Johnnycakes topped with Smoked Trout and Horseradish Creme Fraiche. Sunny Anderson turns a classic sandwich into a stack of creamy Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes.
Beef, tuna, and lamb battle it out on The Perfect 3: Burgers. Tyler Florence makes his Beef Brisket Burger with Bacon, Onions, & Swiss. Giada De Laurentiis reinvents the dish with her Tuna Burger with Tapenade. Roger Mooking's Five Spice Lamb Burgers are topped with aioli, cucumber relish, and tomato.
The Perfect 3: Tacos is stuffed with recipes from Michael Chiarello, Roger Mooking, and Ingrid Hoffman. Michael Chiarello makes spicy chicken tacos accompanied by his legendary Fresh Fruit Margheritas. Roger Mooking grills up Pork and Shrimp Tacos filled with water chestnuts, creamy avocado, and a tomato salsa. Ingrid Hoffman uses pacific codfish for her Fish Tacos and tops them with a Chipotle Tartar Sauce.
It's time for dessert on The Perfect 3: Cakes with recipes from Ina Garten, Giada De Laurentiis, and Paula Deen. Ina Garten makes a Classic Chocolate Cake infused with a cup of brewed coffee and topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting. Giada De Laurentiis constructs Parma-Style Carrot Cake topped with a bit of powdered sugar. Paula Deen bakes a Red Velvet Cake with a creamy coconut pecan icing.
The Perfect 3: Chili is a cook-off of recipes from Tyler Florence, Michael Chiarello, and Roger Mooking. Tyler Florence makes a Texas Style Chili Con Carne with marbled beef shoulder with a side of creamy corn pudding. Michael Chiarello's Chicken and White Bean Chili has a unique taste. Roger Mooking constructs a zesty ground beef Okra Chili with beer.
The oven is hot and The Perfect 3: Pies gives us recipes from Anne Burrell, Chuck Hughes, Kelsey Nixon, and Paula Deen. Anne Burrell does flips with her Apple Tarte Tatin. Chuck Hughes lets us in on a family secret with his mom's Maple Pecan Pie. Kelsey Nixon breaks the mold with her portable Cherry Pie in a Jar. Paula Deen makes her hearty Chicken Pot Pie for dinner.
The Perfect 3: Salads tosses around recipes from Kelsey Nixon, Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos. Kelsey Nixon fixes a protein packed Classic Cobb Salad. Bobby Flay gives a taste of Italy with his Peach and Arugula Salad. Emeril Lagasse concocts a hearty Chicken Salad with Fresh Herbs and Pecans. Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos bring new life to stale bread with their Panzanella.
The Perfect 3: Chicken spreads its wings with recipes from Kelsey Nixon, Tyler Florence, Bal Arneson and Emeril Lagasse. Kelsey Nixon roasts her chicken and stuffs it with lemon, thyme and onions. Tyler Florence fries his chicken Southern style with a crunchy buttermilk batter. Bal Arneson makes Indian chicken flavored with sweet papaya. Emeril Lagasse fires up his wok for an Asian stir-fried chicken.
The Perfect 3: Sandwiches goes between the bread with recipes from Sunny Anderson, Emeril Lagasse, and Alex Guarnaschelli. Sunny Anderson prepares her own take on the cheesesteak, adding cilantro, and covering it with a smoky chipotle sauce. Emeril Lagasse perfects the tuna melt with brie, avocado, and basil. Alex Guarnaschelli constructs a succulent roast turkey sandwich on sourdough and stacked with bacon, apple, and a creamy dressing.
The Perfect 3: Cookies reinvents the cookie with recipes from Giada De Laurentiis, Laura Calder, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Ina Garten. Giada De Laurentiis takes the classic chocolate chip cookie and adds hazelnuts and toffee. Laura Calder bakes elegant powder puffs stuffed with Raspberry jam. Alex Guarnaschelli sandwiches two chocolate cookies with a rum and mascarpone cheese filling. Luscious lemon bars are headed for Ina Garten's oven.
The Perfect 3: Potatoes digs up unique recipes from Tyler Florence, Giada De Laurentiis, Ina Garten, and Chuck Hughes. Tyler Florence slices his potatoes into a savory gratin filled with cabbage and bacon. Giada De Laurentiis gives us a gnocchi like no other. Ina Garten forgets the mayo and gives her potato salad a whole new twist. Chuck Hughes reinvents an Italian classic with his Potato Risotto with Mushrooms.
The Perfect 3: Exotic Cuisine features unique worldly recipes from Bal Arneson, Ching-He Huang, and Roger Mooking. Bal Arenson spices up some lamb for her savory curry and adds a secret ingredient. Ching-He Huang transforms a takeout classic with her Chicken Chow Mein. Roger Mooking goes tropical with his Baked Red Snapper served in a Lemongrass Tomato Sauce.
The Perfect 3: Brownies has Paula Deen, Sunny Anderson, Alton Brown, and Giada De Laurentiis baking up their favorites. Paula Deen gives us a twist of citrus with her Orange Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting. Sunny Anderson makes Red Velvet Brownies with a Cream Cheese Swirl. Alton Brown kicks it old school with his Classic Cocoa Brownies. Giada De Laurentiis combines coffee and dessert with her Espresso Brownies.