Did you miss Birmingham Chef Martie Duncan on ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’? Watch the episode again Sunday.

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Birmingham Chef Martie Duncan (last on right) with her Guy’s Grocery Games partner and competitors. Photo via Food Network.

Tune into Food Network on Sunday, June 10 to catch Birmingham Chef Martie Duncan compete on “Guy’s Grocery Games”.

Did you know that Duncan was a finalist on the eighth season (2012) of the Food Network series “Food Network Star”?

She’s also appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and owns her own party-planning company.

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Martie Duncan and “Guy’s Grocery Games” partner Justin Warner. Warner won “Food Network Star” Season 8. Food via Food Network.

People, if you love food and you love Birmingham, you should get to know her! Part cookbook author, party planner, blogger and recipe maven, Duncan is all about cooking and entertaining.

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Father’s Day gift alert!
Duncan’s “Magic City Cravings” from Books-A-Million.

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Justin Warner and Martie Duncan. Photo via Food Network.
Food Network Says:

“On Sunday, June 10 at 6 p.m. check out Duncan and her partner Chef Justin Warner “create a fusion of their cooking styles featuring a special ingredient delivered by Guy.

“Then, the remaining teams must create a classic duo while several crucial aisles are shut down. In the end, only one shining Food Network Star team will win a shot at a shopping spree worth $20,000.”

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Spoiler alert! All we can say is that you had us at chicken, waffles and jabañero. Tune in to see how she makes it. Oh, and yum. Photo via Martie Duncan, Facebook.

You probably recognize Duncan from “Magic City Cravings: The Most Requested Recipes from Birmingham Restaurants Then & Now”.

It’s the foodie’s guide to Birmingham that she co-wrote with Chanda Temple, a former Birmingham journalist who now works for Mayor Woodfin’s office.

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In 2015, Duncan and Temple also co-wrote “Birmingham’s Best Bites”. It includes recipes from Birmingham chefs, restaurants, food trucks and bars. You’ll find sought-after recipes from Birmingham’s past and present, like classics from The Bright Star, as well as culinary favorites from places like the gone-but-not-forgotten, Cobb Lane Restaurant. Trend-setting newbies like Post Office Pies help round out the collection.