Episode 2: Back to Basics (Days 4 to 22)

Sun. Apr. 12 at 8 p.m.ET/5 p.m. PT on Food Network

With the challenge underway, sourcing salt, honey, wine, and wheat becomes the top priority of the
families. When local grocer Steve Peters finds his wheat supply is well short of the amount ordered,
panic ensues. James and Alisa fear that the challenge will prove too difficult without enough wheat to go
around so they set out themselves to find more of the precious commodity. The Hawes family discovers
a loophole – the “social life amendment” described in James and Alisa’s book – and take full advantage
of it while away on a business trip which sparks much debate among the challengers.

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