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“Halloween Baking Championship” Episode 5 “Gravely Delicious Desserts”: Where’s the “Halloween” in Their “Baking”? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week’s episode of Food Network‘s Halloween Baking Championship offered up one of my favorite themes, Grave Robbing. “Gravely Delicious Desserts” had the contestants digging through dirt for… vegetables?  Not exactly where I thought that was going: limbs, insects possibly, but not carrots, fennel, beats and sweet potatoes.  Were they grave robbing or digging in […]


“Halloween Wars” Episode 4 “Other Holiday Mascots Go Trick-or-Treating” Proves Jekyll/Hyde Outing [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week’s episode of Food Network‘s Halloween Wars “Other Holiday Mascots Go Trick-or-Treating” definitely didn’t bring down the house in the “Small Scare” round. Given a task like “Vampire Makeover,” contestants created sculptures that ended up needing makeovers of their own. Contestants did step up their game in “Spine Chiller,” impressing host Jonathan Bennett as […]

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“Freakshow Cakes” Episode 3 “Misfortune Teller”: Mishaps, Mayhem & Time Management Madness [SPOILER REVIEW]

To its credit, Cooking Channel‘s Freakshow Cakes continues to impress with mind-blowing horrific concepts.  The contestant’s creativity just gets better with every episode, although this week some might have bit off a little more than they can chew and struggled with time management. This week’s episode “Misfortune Teller” had the competitors create “Mistress of the […]

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Food Network Readies Halloween Season Filled with Ghouls, Goblins, and Great Food

Food Network and Cooking Channel released their Halloween schedule of all things creepy, crawly and yummy. The lineup is expected to spook our aprons off with promises of bloodcurdling sculptures, cadaver-like cake creations, and possibly some decomposing pumpkins. Including a considerable variety of cakes, cookies and treats, it will start us “trick-or-treating” as early as […]

‘Good Eats: Reloaded’ with Alton Brown Gets October Premiere Date

It seemed like a strange place to make the announcement but back in 2017, Alton Brown appeared at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia to make the announcement that his long-running tv series Good Eats was going to be making a comeback. The response to the new project was pretty great, Brown’s melding of pop culture and food culture […]