—Michael Ruhlman Grand Opening: Iron Chef America's "mystery ingredient" is chosen from a very short list. The Verdict Is In: New RH columnist Michael Ruhlman (r.) shared judging duties with Ming Tsai (l.) and Todd English on the PBS series Cooking Under Fire. The problem with reality chef competition shows isn't with the format. It's not with the chef-host, either Ranting Ramsay on Hell's Kitchen or Congenial Colicchio on Top Chef. And it's not that what these shows present ...

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