bekah brunstetter
Bekah Brunstetter I care deeply. About a lot of things. Like really, really deep. Ow
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THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF.

January 12th, 2016 by Bekah Brunstetter


If you are not watching this show I genuinely do not know what you’re doing with your life. It’s a reality baking competition, but with really lovely and polite British people who never get that upset. Everyone from blue collar workers to grandmas to high schoolers studying for their exams compete. Its episodes are called things like ‘Advanced Dough’ in which they make things called ‘savory parcels,’ and they are given challenges  – at once tough and cheerful and adorable — like to craft towers of buttery pies shoved full of various fruits and chickens, adorned with tiny bread birds. Then these two really nice people — one the ‘mean’ guy and then Mary Barry, who I think is Britain’s Martha Stewart?

give them feedback on their bakes. The harshest criticism is Not a good bake to which the baker responds, Alright then! Better luck next time, then! There is a cheeriness and cleanliness to the episodes that makes it the TV version of floating on a cloud of angel food.  And the products are quite incredible:

There’s more episodes than I care to fully deal with on Netflix. Join me.  BUT WHATEVER YOU DO DON’T EVER ACTUALLY EAT ANY ACTUAL CAKE OR  OR BISCUITS OR ROLLS OR PIE OR SAVORY PARCELS OR ANY OTHER KIND OF BREAD . WHAT ARE YOU, NUTS MMM NUTS ARE GOOD IN BREAD BREAD GOOD

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