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Meet Michele Karabin, contestant on Master Chef Season 13!

We're back with another exciting episode of Two Guys Talkin'!

In this week's video, we had the privilege of chatting with the incredible Michele Karabin, who shared her inspiring journey of auditioning and competing on MasterChef.

If you're a fan of cooking shows or simply looking for a dose of motivation, this episode is a must-watch!

Here are 5 key takeaways from our conversation with Michele:

1️⃣ Perseverance pays off: Michele auditioned for MasterChef six times before finally getting on the show, facing challenges and rejections along the way. Her story is a reminder that with determination and hard work, dreams really can come true.

2️⃣ Embrace opportunities: Despite not initially expecting to get on the show, Michele and her best friend took a leap of faith and embarked on an adventure to New York for the audition. Sometimes, it's those unexpected opportunities that can lead to life-changing moments.

3️⃣ Family support matters: Michele's husband, although initially reluctant, eventually came around and even helped her with cooking videos and her cookbook. Their journey highlights the importance of having a support system that believes in your dreams.

4️⃣ Chasing your passion: Michele's journey started with a desire to help others, but she faced criticism for not pursuing a financially lucrative career. However, she listened to her heart and took a chance on her love for cooking, which ultimately led her to MasterChef.

5️⃣ Goals require action: Michele didn't just dream of being on MasterChef. She took concrete steps to make it happen, from studying recipes to building her online presence. Her story is a powerful reminder that setting goals is important, but taking action is equally crucial.

And here's a fun fact from the episode: Michele's daughter recently left for college, making Michele and her husband nearly “empty nesters.” It's an exciting new chapter for them, filled with opportunities to explore their passions even further.

That wraps up our discussion with Michele Karabin!

Make sure to watch the full video to hear every inspiring detail of her MasterChef journey.

As always, we want to hear from you!

Have you ever pursued a dream that seemed far-fetched? Did you face any obstacles along the way? Share your stories with us in the comments section of the video.

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Stay tuned for more engaging conversations, fascinating stories, and positive vibes. Until next time, keep chasing those dreams!

Best regards, Megan & Bill

P.S. Ready to explore your own culinary talents? Check out Michele Karabin's cookbook, filled with her favorite recipes and cooking tips. It's the perfect resource to take your kitchen skills to the next level! It's called “Food Color Spice” and you can find it here –

[00:03:45] Trying out for MasterChef 6 times over 7 years – persistence pays off!
[00:18:35] How a trip across the country to San Francisco sparked Michele's passion for cooking and led her to culinary school
[00:27:24] Self-publishing her cookbook for her daughters going off to college, with no prior design experience
[00:28:17] Michele's husband, an Emmy-winning cameraman, helped shoot the gorgeous photos for her cookbook, “Food Color Spice” (on Amazon at
[00:33:41] The rewarding experience of being part of the MasterChef Top 40, despite getting limited air time
[00:47:21] Training for her first ever century bike ride (100 miles!) after gaining weight post-MasterChef
[00:50:50] Making viral recipes like giant pork belly cinnamon rolls…and giving most away to avoid eating all that sugar!
[00:54:00] The bonds formed under pressure at MasterChef, and getting emotional reminiscing with Megan

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