Cooking Competition Bonanza!

For the fourth of July, I did what most Americans do at a normal frequency: I sat on the couch and watched TV for a few hours. Come on, don’t blame me for being lazy. It was my first day off in a loooooong time and fireworks are illegal in Spokane County (like in Boulder).

Personally, I like cooking competitions. I think it’s because people are put under pressure and yet they’re innovative and someone always prevails.

I also like non competition cooking shows like kitchen nightmares. I like 1) watching Gordon Ramsay rip someone a new one and 2) making something better.

Now over the last few years, I’ve watched a ton of shows. I’m not limited to just Food Network, I watch shows on Fox and Netflix too.

Anyways, yesterday something crazy happened…

While I was watching Cutthroat Kitchen (my latest cooking show obsession), a couple of the contestants seemed oddly familiar. Like I’ve seen their faces and heard their voices before.

Then I realized I have seen those people before, but in different shows!

This chick:

Cutthroat kitchen intro thingy

Was also a contestant in the most recent season of Hell’s Kitchen (season 15).


She did pretty well in Hell’s kitchen. She made it to the top 4 and didn’t get a spot in the finale.

And this chick:

another intro thingy

Was also on Kitchen Nightmares

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Don’t be fooled by her welcoming smile and display of food.

When she appeared on Kitchen Nightmares, her and her ex husband’s Cuban restaurant was failing apart untilĀ Gordon Ramsay came in a saved it. I’m pretty sure it’s still open right now.

I want to point out these people have now appeared on two different channels. Cutthroat Kitchen is on Food Network and Ramasy’s shows are on Fox.

When I made this connection I realized I watch a TON of cooking shows. I should probably stop.

Well, I’ll stop eventually. For now, I’m going to watch some more Cutthroat Kitchen. ^_^



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