My TIVO picked up the shows and I thought they were ghastly - the food seemed boring and her tips were laughable -- buy foods in season and on sale -- and if she told me one more time to keep the bacon frozen I would literally scream.
I also would not make any of the recipes she prepared as they were all completely unappealing -- where was the Cordon Bleu chef who had made all those fantastic dishes on the show.
I also found her kitchen skills to be quite awkward -- I can't STAND when someone chops food and holds the food with their fingernails extended -- to me that is about the most basic food skill one can have.
And those teeth.
And I thought I would gag when she dumped the horrible looking can of salmon into the bowl.
Perhaps the production values and recipes will improve since they have had more time to work on her.
I can't say that a show with the hook of $10.00 meals for four is particularly intriguing especially since the meals generally couldn't be done for that anyway. While I appreciate that people can use budgeting tips -- and FN is probably hoping to catch the wave of people cooking at home because of the recession, it just seems limiting since almost any home cooked meal is going to be relatively inexpensive compared to alternatives and certain food groups like fish would be out of the program entirely since decent fish is always going to cost more than that per serving for four adult appetites (She did a shrimp dish which was pretty mingey on the shrimp portions).
Some days I pray for Silence, Some days I pray for Soul,
Some days I just pray to the God of Sex and Drums and Rock 'N' Roll.