Hello, everyone! It’s time for the latest cooking competition on The Food Network – Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cookoff. A show in which eight “celebrities” compete in a series of culinary challenges, with their eye on the prize: an additional 15 minutes of fame a $50,000 donation to their designated charity. Think of this as a sort of Dancing With The Stars, but with sharp knives and heavy pans. And without the cheesy singers. And no Tom Bergeron.
(Note: in case you haven’t read my blog posts in the past, I tend to be a bit of a snark. If that isn’t your cup of caffeinated beverage, you might want to go elsewhere. However, I do have my limits. While I will freely snark on the contestants, the hosts, the cooking, and the “guests” – I will not snark on the charities who are in line to benefit from this show.)
So, are we ready? Let’s get this show on the road…
Don’t worry, neither of these two are cooking. Cheech is. (Food)
The first episode starts out the way you would expect: with the introduction of the “celebrities.” Here they are, in the order in which they came through the door: