Author Archives: Michael Chen

About Michael Chen

A contestant on season 3 of FOX's MasterChef! Tune in on June 4 and 5 at 9/8c to watch me compete in the top 100 home cooks in America!

A Big Change

Hello Friends! If you followed me on Facebook yesterday, you saw that I announced that “Big changes coming up….stay tuned for more details!!”. Well the time has finally come to share what that big change is :). As some of … Continue reading

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From Ben Starr: MasterChef: A Farewell Perspective

Ben has finally given the scoop on why he will not watch MasterChef anymore. And I couldn’t agree with him more. Check out what he has to say here: For those of you who’ve stuck around and read the recaps … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Quick Recap: Finale (S4E25)

Finally, after what seems like forever, I click on the last episode of MasterChef on Hulu. This may honestly have been one of the most difficult episodes for me to watch. I will try to keep this brief. The finale … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Quick Recap: Back to the start and food fit for a King (S4E24)

Quick recap to cover last week’s episode of MasterChef. I’ll try not to go too much into the drama, because that takes up too much of my time and I’m really over it at this point. I’ve had enough, am … Continue reading

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A Question of Ethics: The Death Penalty

Hello! For those of you anxiously waiting for the MasterChef recap, I’m afraid you will have to wait a little bit longer. I will shoot out a quick, condensed version to wrap up this season soon! I was reading this … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Recap: Team Mystery Box and Chocolate (S4E23)

Disclaimer: I know who got eliminated, and I know who wins, so I apologize if my analysis is somewhat biased due to my spoiler knowledge. Call me out on it! After a highly engineered elimination that saw poor James get … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Recap: Paula Deen 2.0 and Fancy foods (S4E22)

Here we go, with part 2 of this week’s MasterChef! Is it just me, or do the extensive recaps at the beginning of each episode (and even after each commercial break) come across as a bit excessive and unnecessary? Almost … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Recap: Mini-Judges and Noodle Soup (S4E21)

Hello! I’m back with my blog for the first part of the show from this Wednesday. Part two will be up soon! I hope you pour yourself a drink and enjoy this post, all 3600 words of it! Haha. Right … Continue reading

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Masterchef 4 Recap: WP-24 and Calamari (S4E20)

First of all, if you are visiting from Ben Starr’s blog, Welcome! I hope you will stick around and check this place out for a bit :). On to the recap! Once again, we are back at 6 contestants (I … Continue reading

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21st Birthday Trip!

I’m turning 21 soon! As a present to myself, I want to take a mini-vacation (3-4 days) somewhere. Any suggestions? Want to host me? :) Only limitation is that it has to be a city that American Airlines flies to. Let … Continue reading

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