Monday, September 21, 2020

Halloween Baking Championship Season 6

Halloween Baking Championship season 6 airs on Monday nights at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network and this season has eight bakers competing for a $25,000 prize and a feature in Food Network Magazine.  This season Carla Hall is both hosting and judging while Stephanie Boswell and Zac Young are the other judges.

This season there are 10 contestants (there were 8 last year) competing for the prize who are listed below:
  • Brian Bosch – Santa Ana, CA - Event Designer
  • Holly Braddock – Myrtle Beach, SC - Pastry Chef
  • Tamara Brown – Los Angeles, CA - competed on season 2 of Halloween Baking Championship
  • Aaron Clouse – Columbus, OH - Pastry Chef
  • Edward Cunningham – Chicago, IL - Railroad heavy equipment operator
  • Michael Gaddy – Dade City, FL - Pastry Chef
  • Nerwan Khalife – Bronx, NY - Pastry Chef
  • Renee Loranger – Mississippi Gulf Coast - Pastry Chef
  • Michelle Lee – Monterey, CA - Sous Chef
  • Sinai Vespie – Mishawaka, IN - Pastry Chef

Season 6 is seven episodes long with the winner being revealed on the finale Monday, October 26th.  I will do another post for the finale, but you can comment on this post to discuss the season.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Food Network Related News and Links

Sorry for not posting in a little bit.  Here are some of the more recent Food Network related news items:

  • Duff Goldman and his wife announced that they are pregnant with a baby that is expected in January 2021. (Link)
  • Duff Goldman is releasing a cookbook for kids titled Super Good Baking for Kids which releases on September 29th and is available for pre-order.
  • Katie Lee had her baby girl on September 2, 2020 and named her Iris Marion Biegel.  The picture on this post was her announcement on Instagram. (Link)
  • Carla Hall signed a contract with Food Network and it looks like she will be appearing on more shows such as, Halloween Baking Championship, Holiday Baking Championship and Worst Cooks in America. (Link)
  • Ayesha Curry had a dramatic weight loss and is now a spokesperson for Fitbit. (Link)
  • Food Network's Christmas Cookie Challenge was filming in August and had to be cut short due to a crew member testing positive for COVID-19.  Due to that, the season will be six episodes long instead of eight.  It should be interesting to see if there is a winner revealed and how the show is edited.  (Link)
  • Food Network's Nancy Fuller listed her property for sale for $5.95 million.  Here is the listing with pictures.
  • Rachael Ray had a fire at her house and she and her family were safe despite the damage. (Link)