is a program that aired on Food TV
in the early 2000s. Doorknock Dinners, featured Gordon Elliot
taking a guest chef (or himself) into the home of a usually busy person and cooking them a dinner by using only the items they had in their home.
Doorknock Dinners is most notable for gaining Paula Deen, the nationally-respected cook, fame and landing her a television program, Paula's Home Cooking, that first aired in November 2002.