Sunday, September 12, 2021

Halloween Baking Championship Season 7

 Halloween Baking Championship season 7 airs on Monday nights at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network and this season has ten bakers competing for a $25,000 prize. This season John Henson is back hosting and the judges are Stephanie Boswell, Carla Hall and Zac Young.  This season also pays tribute to 1980's classic slasher movies. 

This season there are ten contestants competing for the prize and they are listed below:
  • Paul Allicock - Miami, FL 
  • Megan Baker - Minneapolis, MN
  • Wes Dills - Austin, TX
  • Anirudh Mamtora - Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Sherelle Morrison - Indian Land, SC
  • Nicole Proske - Miami, FL
  • Guillermo Salinas - Jackson, MS
  • Adina Schaefer - Los Angeles, CA
  • Steven Sechoka - Boston, MA
  • Ashley Wong - Fremont, CA

Season 7 is seven episodes long with the winner being revealed on the finale Monday, October 25th.  I will do another post for the finale, but you can comment on this post to discuss the season.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Clash of the Cones Winner - What is the Flavor?

Monday night at 9pm ET on Food Network is the season finale of Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones where the winner will take home $20,000 and a featured spot in a Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop or event in the winner's hometown..  The finale three competitors competing for the prize are: Ryan Kurr (New Orleans, LA), Rabia Kamara (Richmond, VA), and Jessica Oloroso (Chicago, IL) and Ben & Jerry will be on this episode.

The episode description for the season finale states, "The final three ice cream masters meet the ultimate flavor gurus when Ben and Jerry join host Molly Yeh to reveal the last challenge. The competitors must follow the Ben & Jerry's mission to be creative, have fun and make great products. The best flavor wins its maker $20,000 and a featured spot in a Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop or event in the winner's hometown."

I will update this post with the winner of Clash of the Cones and reveal the winning flavor after the episode airs.

Continue reading to see who won Ben & Jerry's: Clash of the Cones and what the winning flavor was....

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Buddy vs. Duff Winner Season 3

Sunday night at 8pm ET on Food Network is the two-hour season 3 finale of Buddy vs. Duff where a winner will be crowned. Up until this point, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman are "miraculously" tied.  With the current score being tied, whoever wins the final challenge will be the overall winner of season three. In the final episode, Buddy and Duff will be creating monster cakes and the episode description states:

"For the competition finale, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create monster cakes. Team Buddy works on a radioactive dinosaur, and Team Duff makes a Frankenstein's monster cake of mismatched doll parts. Fifty esteemed cake artists judge their work and crown the season winner."

Duff Goldman won season 1 of Buddy vs. Duff and Buddy Valastro won season 2, so whoever wins season three will have the 2-1 advantage and bragging rights.  I will update this post with the winner of Buddy vs. Duff season 3 after the episode airs.

Continue reading to see who won season 3 of Buddy vs. Duff...

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Fun Time Cafe - Restaurant Impossible Update

This week on Restaurant: Impossible, Robert Irvine and his crew are in Joshua, Texas to makeover Fun Time Cafe. Fun Time Cafe is a failing Tex-Mex restaurant owned by Wayne and Carmen who are husband and wife.  They are serving sub-par food and the environment inside the restaurant is toxic.  The restaurant is also taking a toll on Carmen and Wayne's relationship.  Robert Irvine will need to clean up the restaurant and their relationship to help turn this restaurant around.

As I normally do with Restaurant: Impossible episodes, I searched around the Internet to read stories, comments and reviews about Fun Time Cafe to get an idea of how the restaurant is doing since Robert Irvine visited, and here is what I found (note - all reviews are post Restaurant: Impossible):