Comfort Food Shows

The book I’m reading is particularly long and I’m not in the mood for any movies (depression is a bitch), so I thought I’d share some of my ‘comfort food’ shows—some of which are actually about food.

1—Halloween Cooking Competition Shows

Halloween Baking Championship, Haunted Gingerbread Showdown, and Halloween Wars all air on Food Network and all are competition shows. In Halloween Baking Championship, individual bakers compete and one gets eliminated each week until there are only three left in the final episode. In Haunted Gingerbread Showdown, the contestants are in teams of a primary baker and their assistant, and they are allowed to bake their pieces ahead of time in their own kitchens, then ship the pieces to the studio where they must assemble their pieces. Halloween Wars is my favorite, where teams of three—a pumpkin carver, a sugar artist, and a cake artist—create creepy scenes utilizing all three of their mediums together. Continue reading “Comfort Food Shows”