So, yes, I do enjoy most of the programs on Food Network. It’s just that the occasional anomaly that is Cutthroat Kitchen is like the rotten apple. Or rotten egg. And stinks just as much. No, worse.
Before I go into my rant – which newbies may see as shallow, opinionated, narrow-minded, and snobbish, and I’m good with that – I just want to make a couple of things perfectly clear.
Most people – including me – are pretty willing to suspend reality in order to be educated and entertained.
Armed government agents burst through a door, weapons drawn. Commands are barked to the individuals there to get on the floor. The agents keep their firearms leveled at the perpetrators while they search for contraband. The booty is confiscated and eventually destroyed. The perps are arrested and face substantial jail time.
Drugs? Human Trafficking? Sex Slaves? Illegal abortions? Meth lab? Terrorist cell?
In the real world, more and more wineries are farming sustainably and ensuring that their wines are as natural and unpolluted as possible. Yes, wine is a health food. Google it.