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Addicted to Food Network?

I've recently been addicted to watching The Pioneer Woman, for which the first season is on Netflix.

It isn't easy for me to get into cooking/food shows unless they have some sort of competitive notion (Top Chef) or some sort of specialty focus (Cupcake Wars, Sweet Genius, Cake Boss - see a theme there?). I will occasionally watch Nightmare Kitchens, but it's more of something that I'll watch when nothing else is on.

All that being said, while perusing Netflix's reality tv genre for a new and interesting show, I stumbled upon The Pioneer Woman and decided to watch it based on the description mentioning her being a blogger. No way! Someone blogged about food got her own tv show? I had to watch. Maybe get some tips or inspiration about how to be successful too.

And I see why people love her show. She's the neighbor you'd love to have living next door - so inviting and just a genuinely nice person...and...all that yummy food! I'd invite myself over to her house every day. ;-)

All that delicious looking food...and butter, vanilla, and whole milk. I believe that should be her mantra, quite honestly, haha.  It's also probably not a show you should watch if you are on a diet, as it can make you crave all sorts of yummy looking foods. If you must eat something to help you feel better, I recommend a spoonful of peanut butter to curb your sweet tooth, or a handful of salted nuts for your salt tooth so that you don't run off and make a random chocolate cake just because Ree did.

You can watch recipe snippets here on the Food Network, if you are interested. Watch at your own risk. hehe

Your fellow foodie,

Em

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