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Has MasterChef US jumped the shark?

So, I’ve been keeping up my recapping “duties” over on Squidoo for MasterChef US Season 4, but it’s definitely been more of a chore than a fun task this summer. I haven’t liked the tone of this season from the start, as I feel there has been a nastier, darker, more competitive undercurrent beneath it all than in the past.

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It’s almost time again…MasterChef time!

In line at the MasterChef open call, New York City

In line at the MasterChef open call, New York City

Tomorrow night the fourth season of MasterChef USA premieres. Am I excited? You bet!

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MasterChef US – some thoughts on this season, and next year…?

This morning I wrapped up my final MasterChef Season 3 episode recap. I’m sad to see the show over for another season, as it’s definitely become one of my favorite flavors of “reality tv” crack. (And yes, I know the Australian version is better. I know it’s manipulative. But I still love the US show. So there.)

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MasterChef US Season Three – my favorite TV “guilty pleasure” is back!

I confess, I love cooking shows on TV. They are basically all I watch these days. And one of my favorites (despite knowing surely how manipulative and staged much of it is) is MasterChef. I also know the US version supposedly can’t hold a spatula to the mega-popular Australian version, but I’ll take what I can get! I love playing along at home, trying to imagine what I’d cook for the Mystery Basket challenges and whether I could succeed or fail at the Pressure Tests. It’s cheesy and fun – but just don’t put cheese into your apple pie like contestant Michael did last night!

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