'MasterChef' Review: Season 2 Boils Over

Cooking shows aren't for everyone. I mean, I glean a fair amount of enjoyment from watching chefs prepare food. It's informative, it makes me a better cook (something I've been striving for lately) and, if nothing else, it makes me hungry. I'm a big fan of food, and so naturally I am big fan of food television. But for most folks, the food alone doesn't cut it. Sometimes, you need some yelling, screaming and good, old fashioned tears.

This is where FOX's MasterChef succeeds. Boil it down, and it really isn't about the food at all. Like all good reality television, it's about the characters, their interactions and, most importantly, their meltdowns. Read More...



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