Bond for food show star’s spouse accused in child’s death

A South Carolina judge set bond Friday for the husband of the winner of a Food Network cooking competition show, who along with his wife, is accused in the death of their 3-year-old foster daughter.

Judge Letitia Verdin set bond at $150,000 for Jerry “Austin” Robinson with the conditions that he be under house arrest and have GPS monitoring. He’s also to live with his parents and have no contact with anyone under the age of 18, Verdin said.

Robinson, 34, and his wife Ariel face charges of homicide by child abuse in the death of Victoria Smith, who was found unresponsive in the family’s home in Simpsonville on Jan. 14 and later died in an area hospital, news outlets reported.

According to arrest warrants, the Robinsons inflicted a “series of blunt force injuries” on Smith.

Ariel Robinson, 29, was denied bond in February.

During the court hearing,

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Food Network debuting cannabis cooking show ‘Chopped 420’

The Food Network has high hopes for cannabis content.

The network is launching “Chopped 420,” a new twist on its cooking competition “Chopped,” which will task contestants to cook with cannabis, Deadline reported.

The network is launching "Chopped 420," a new twist on its cooking competition "Chopped." (iStock). 

The network is launching “Chopped 420,” a new twist on its cooking competition “Chopped.” (iStock). 

The spin-off will reportedly feature four chefs competing for culinary supremacy — and a $10,000 grand prize —  using a basket of ingredients to create a full course meal comprised of an appetizer, main course and dessert all incorporating cannabis.

Comedian Ron Funches will host alongside chef judges including

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Bay Area chef heads to Alaska to compete for $50K on Food Network show

When Danville chef Aly Romero first showed up in Alaska with her teammates to compete on the newest season of “The Great Food Truck Race,” she wasn’t exactly dressed for the occasion.

“We showed up in jeans and sneakers,” said Romero, laughing. “It’s the kind of cold where people tell you it’s going to be cold, but you don’t really realize what that feels like until you get there.”

Celebrity chef Tyler Florence dubbed this season of “The Great Food Truck Race” as its “most extreme season ever,” with the frigid conditions of Alaska playing a large part in the conflict.

Romero had no prior food truck or sub-zero temperature experience, but with the help of two friends (fellow Bay Area chefs Jocelyn Denson and Flora Londre), she set out to brave the elements in hopes of winning the show’s grand prize: $50,000. The three women launched a food truck

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My Morning Jacket’s Patrick Hallahan on Cooking Show

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