A pastry pilgrimage to sample sweets from Food Network competitors
10 Jul 2018
During these turbulent times, we seek the sweet solace of TV baking shows, where the worst that can happen is a soggy bottom or curdled custard. Hooked on the sugar rush of “The Great British Baking Show,” the gentlest, most polite competition ever, we added a baker’s dozen TV baking shows to our Netflix queue. Mind you, we never get up off the couch and actually bake, but we do offer helpful advice to the competitors by shouting, “That’ll never set — put it in the blast chiller!” at the screen.
When we realized that three of our favorite Food Network bakers are based in New England, we had to investigate.