Skillful cooks competing for a $10,000 "cash-erole" transform tired old leftovers into tantalizing new dishes over two themed rounds.
The cooks use food from a children’s party to make cocktails and an indulgent brunch. Mexican dishes are remade into gnocchi, dumplings and more.
A festive meal means lots of leftovers. So how about glazed ham, apple pie and green bean casserole... on a sandwich? Later, Greek food gets a new life.
Bacon-wrapped brats and blueberry cobbler get a second look as late-night snacks, and duck confit and cassoulet evolve into entirely different dishes.
Hopefuls turn healthy leftovers like pork tenderloin and marinated veggies into cozy comfort fare, then revamp fast-food favorites into high-end eats.
The cooks serve up a spectacular breakfast using fancy date-night leftovers from the fridge, then wow the judges with fresh takes on Italian takeout.
Potluck castoffs return with a vengeance as sinful desserts before the challengers tackle chilled Chinese takeout, including egg rolls and chow mein.
Game day appetizers morph into meals that score big points with the judges. The contestants must reimagine smoky barbecue takeout as a gourmet feast.
After creating a “flavor bomb” from notoriously bland foods like rice and toast, the competitors take on a new challenge transforming Thai takeout.