Recap: Holiday Baking Championship 2.3 "Stuffing Is The Best Part"

Nov 18, 2015 by Sarah Moffatt

I will never, ever look at the whoopie pie the same way again.

In this week’s pre-heat challenge, the remaining 8 bakers were asked to put their spin on a traditional whoopie pie using Thanksgiving themes they drew at random.

Now, when I’m given a theme I must follow to put my own spin on a traditional dessert, I immediately think, “I should transform this to represent my theme!” According to the judges, that was not what was intended. I mean, how do you make a whoopie pie represent fall foliage without making it look different from a normal whoopie pie! I don’t get it and the judges literally complained about this to every single person. Yes, there were some pies that looked like two muffins stuck together – ahem,... Read More

Thanksgiving with the Food Network

Nov 18, 2015 by Sarah Moffatt

It seems Thanksgiving has gone from being a holiday centered around the pilgrims and the Indians breaking bread together to being an annual competition to see how much you can eat without exploding. (My personal best: four full plates, 2012.)

Because food is pretty much the best part of Thanksgiving (and every day in general, if you ask us), we’ve giving you a schedule of the best Thanksgiving or holiday-themed shows leading up to the big feast. May these shows serve as inspiration to cook, create, and consume.

Happy eating!

Monday, November 23

Cake Wars: “Christmas: Santa’s New Ride” - The 5 remaining teams are given the task of creating toys the elves would only make unsupervised. Plus, the teams reimagine Santa’s method of transportation.(9pm)

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