Or did anyone else enjoy tonights episode of The Next Food Network Star? I did, I really did.
I liked the throwdown concept and Paula Deen was mercifully toned down and subdued. I thought the challenge was fair and for once they had a reasonable amount of time in which to demonstrate what they knew...or not. It was actually kind of fun to watch, rather than cringing through it.
I'd eat Aaron's food any day. He's still not so great on camera, but he can cook. Adam was oddly restrained, and while I probably wouldn't eat his food, he is (usually) entertaining and the camera likes him. And Lisa. Lisa, Lisa, Lisa. Would somebody please take the EverReady batteries out of her back and tell her to relax and lighten up. No doubt she can really cook, but, jeez, she's exhausting to watch. I see they got her out of stilettos.
The evaluation was as inane and harsh as usual but I think the panel got it right this week. It was time for Kelsey to leave and to her credit she was very gracious when she was eliminated.