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Old 06-04-2007, 12:06 PM   #1
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Next Food Network Star

In case you missed it last night, FoodTV showed the premier of this season's contest. Some interesting people this go around. So far, my favorite is JAG. What did you think and who's your choice for the next food network star?

Please give spoiler warnings when appropriate - thanks!


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Old 06-04-2007, 12:27 PM   #2
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Looks as though Buck and I will miss the whole competition. When the weather warms up, we spend most of our evenings outside on our front porch. We resume our TV viewing when we're driven inside by cold weather. Hope everyone enjoys the programs, though.

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Old 06-04-2007, 01:45 PM   #3
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Darn, I missed it. Have to try to catch it next time. Thanks for mentioning it!
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Old 06-05-2007, 11:03 AM   #4
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Was happy with who got booted off. His 'eyebrow raising' expressing his annoyance got me ticking too, as brought up by that lady judge. He needed to go.

Don't have a favorite yet with only the one episode so far.

Do have a least favorite though. Didn't enjoy from their own introduction. Let's just say I have a teeth fettish. I adore teeth...which is why [at an older age] I got braces myself. It's the first thing I notice about people. Most look at eyes or body shape or hair or whatever, for me, clearly it's their teeth because maybe that translates with their smile, I don't know.

Although I don't want to try out myself, I'd be first voted off for sure, I wish them all well. It's gotta be a hard thing to go through never knowing what'll be asked of you in the kitchen.
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Old 06-05-2007, 12:54 PM   #5
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Uh... ok... I think you missed topics. And given the menu, you probably won't win the contest either.
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Old 06-05-2007, 01:55 PM   #6
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I was fine with who they got rid of. The woman's accent was too hard to understand (I thought) for TV and the guys Spock like eyebrow thing was odd. I didn't care for JAG but it's early, he may grow on me. Could you believe how much the format was changed to imitate Top Chef?
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Old 06-05-2007, 02:19 PM   #7
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Not sure about the next chef, but that lady in the hot pink suite was/is H O T T T - HOT.
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Old 06-08-2007, 01:09 PM   #8
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I think I saw the re-runs last night. But MAN...is it me or are the challenges harder than last year? The whole wedding shopping was nuts. I was thinking 'I wonder what they'll leave at the counter when they go over budget?' ....$700 AND CHANGE?

Also, I think the Brazillian got a bad deal. I would have liked to see some other dishes from her.
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Old 06-11-2007, 05:53 AM   #9
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Was flipping channels after work tonight and I caught this. LOL!. Boy did I need a good laugh after a busy night at work. Throwing a bunch of no-talent hacks into a format similar to Top Chef? Now that's a recipe for disaster. Just watching them shop was painful. Finding out their budgets and what they actually spent was even worse. Well, I guess when I need a good laugh and Comedy Central goes off the air I can see if this show is on. For a serious competition with people that can actually cook, I'll be tuning in to Top Chef starting this Wednesday.
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IC - it was painful watching them shop!!!! Why would you spend only $800.00 on food for a wedding when your budget was $2,100.00 (or somewhere close anyway). I just can't get a feel for the people yet and who actually has the talent yet. I can assure you I would be a nervous wreck, as I'm sure they are. I'm sure they have to get used to the cameras and once that happens the talent will come out?


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