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Do You Like Watching Cooking Shows on TV?

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iheartstyle iheartstyle 9 years
yeah i love to, but it mekes me hungry
kiwishe kiwishe 9 years
I used to like watching cooking shows, up until a few years ago when the so-called chef's egos became over inflated.
Advah Advah 9 years
I love cooking shows; I can never watch soap operas or boring series, but I can't get enough of cooking shows!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Sometimes... :)
Jude-C Jude-C 9 years
They make me hungry :feedme:
mo_ri_ah mo_ri_ah 9 years
I find that I mostly watch the Food Network during the holidays.. no matter what show it is! They're all fabulous when it's holiday time. To be fair though, I do watch the cake decorating show On Demand sometimes. :)
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 9 years
You gotta love some of the TOP dogs when it comes to cooking shows. You can learn so many new things on there especially around the holiday season.
will205 will205 9 years
i live for food network!
oh-cecilia-baby oh-cecilia-baby 9 years
BAREFOOT CONTESSA - Ina Garten ! love her!!! hehe
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
I have watched cooking shows since I was little and Julia Child, the Gallop Gourmet and the Frugal Gourmet would only come on on Saturdays on PBS. I would live some new technique for cooking then go to my mom and tell her she was doing something wrong or right. Finally she let me try to cook an entire dinner for 7 when I was 9 years old and she was impressed. I made baked chicken with 40 cloves of garlic, a simple sauce from the chicken juices and roasted garlic, cauliflower and broccoli and rice pilaf. My dad and siblings thought my mom cooked. I still watch cooking shows because I want to know what flavors go together and more techniques and different variations on classic recipes.
piraterie piraterie 9 years
I've been addicted to cooking shows since I got obsessed with Yan Can Cook when I was little. Never been much of a cook until recently though!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
Cooking shows are one of the only things I watched on TV.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
sometimes i do and sometimes i don't - it really depends on who the host is and whatthe cooking style is etc. i think that there are some that are much better than the others. if it's a food style that i don't care for then it's really boring, or if the host has no energy - then i don't like it either. but in general, there are quite a few that are great to watch.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
most of the time, there are certain chefs i can't watch anymore. rachel ray, emeril, switch channels whenever they're on.
thorswitch thorswitch 9 years
I'm an amazingly fussy eater - among the things I just cannot stand are onions (though onion powder or onion salt in VERY small quantities can sometimes be ok), celery, bell peppers (any colour,) hot peppers or other hot seasonings, more than just the tiniest bit of garlic for flavour - preferably as a garlic powder or garlic salt, tomatoes that aren't pureed smooth (like ketchup or really cheap pizza sauce - but if there are any "chunks" of tomato forget it!), fish and seafood - the the list just gets longer from there. I think sometimes its almost easier just to list what I *do* like! That said, I love watching cooking shows, even though I honestly can't think of a single time they've made a recipe that I'd actually want to eat. For some reason I find watching how they prepare it and plate it and all that sort of stuff to be absolutely fascinating. I'm totally hooked on Iron Chef America, The Next Food Network Star, The Next Iron Chef and - of course - TOP CHEF! But as interesting as it is to watch them make it, NONE of it is even remotely appetizing. I dunno what to say - I'm just weird that way.
hausfrau hausfrau 9 years
javsmav - i've often thought that too, i'm not vegatarian, but i think they are missing out on a huge market of vegetarians and people with food allergies as well... get food network on the phone!
heineken67 heineken67 9 years
Only if I like the host and think I might learn something.
Marci Marci 9 years
I go through phases of watching a lot of cooking shows, then stop for months. After awhile they start to seem repetitive, and I'm a good cook on my own, so I like to tune in occasionally to get an idea or a tip I hadn't thought of.
Dana18 Dana18 9 years
I love to watch them. On Sunday I watch all the cooking show until 12noon. My husband complains that I watch to many of them.
elle619 elle619 9 years
Absolutely love to watch. I tune in to the FN when I get home from work to get ideas for dinner. Plus shows like Good Eats are so informative and give great tips :)
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 9 years
They put cable in the kitchen. Food channel only.
javsmav javsmav 9 years
I think they are boring. Plus they almost always cook meat and as a vegetarian, that's not very interesting or informative. I'll watch the competition shows--like Top Chef or Hell's Kitchen, because the challenges are fun and you get to hear the judges' opinion of the food.
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 9 years
I got hooked watching them at this gym I belonged to. When the captioning is on it give you a lot to read while doing cardio. And the food looks so good.
ladypenguin ladypenguin 9 years
I tend to like cooking shows that offer a little more entertainment value than just the cooking Good Eats or Showdown with Bobby Flay. Mostly, I let the Tivo catch them and watch when I have the time!
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 9 years
my husband thinks i'm an addict. any chance i get the tv to myself it is on a cooking show, and at the gym while on the elliptical or treadmill, the channel is on the foodnetwork. sad thing is i'm usually starving when i'm at the gym and watching cooking shows make me hungrier BUT give me good ideas of what to make when I get home. :)
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