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Ready to feel inadequate in the kitchen?

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, MasterChef Junior returns for its second season to show that children ages 8 to 13 can cook better than you or I can. But we won't begrudge them that because they look so darn cute in their miniature aprons and toques.

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And more importantly, on the junior version of MasterChef, we get to see the sweet and cuddly side of the usually stern judge Joe Bastianich. Take for example, his reaction to getting gallons of maple syrup dumped on him in this exclusive sneak peek below:MasterChef Junior heats up the kitchen again on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 8/7c.