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Beating the heat: 'Chopped' brings back two hit summertime specials

Ted Allen hosts “Chopped Grill Masters”

Ted Allen hosts “Chopped Grill Masters”
Whether a master of the grill or a master of getting grilled (in final exams, that is), "Chopped" is the place to be. It might be Food Network's most iconic show, with 23 seasons under its belt, more specials than you can shake a stick of asparagus at and nearly 300 episodes to date. This summer sees a sequel of sorts to last year's duo of special "Chopped" tournaments. First up is "Chopped Grill Masters," which was a big hit for Food Network last summer. The tasty tournament got underway July 14 and airs Tuesday nights. Host Ted Allen has led the contestants and judges alike out of "Chopped" kitchen and into the great outdoors, where the grills are fired up and ready to go. Instead of having a...