I am not a big teevee watcher, but when we are tuning in, the Food Network is a staple. I love cooking shows! Since I live in reality, I don't get upset when most shows focus on some very nasty (IMO) "proteins." Just because I don't eat meat doesn't mean others have to make that decision or tiptoe around it.
That being said....DAMN. Did anyone watch the Worst Cooks episode last night? It was such a pitiful representaion of veganism that I wanted to hide under my couch...or go on attack. Problem #1: One of the contestants wives came on and shared that she was vegan, mostly due to her husband's horrible cooking. Problem #2: Furthermore, she agreed wholeheartedly to eating a porkchop stuffed with bacon, but only if he cooked it nicely. Problem #3: She happily ate the meat (both her husband's dish and the other contestant's lobster extravaganza!) on camera, just a'smiling.
GAH!! What is up?! I like the contestants on this show, and I know they are real people who deserve respect amd shouldn't get blasted for stuff they did on a reality show. At the same time, think a little, people! Why even sully the name of actual practing vegans by throwing in this obviously meat-eating person calling herself a vegan? Geez. It got me riled up. I know everyone can make their own choices, but with all the lame crap that vegans (for reasons of ethics, health, allergies, religion, or otherwise) put up with, WHY FOOD NETWORK?!!!
Maybe just to create a little stir. Mission accomplished at camp Pixiepine!!! *Grumble grumble grumble, waving fist in the air*