I grew up watching cooking shows with my dad. Back then it was all about Julia Child, Jaques Pepin and the Frugal Gourmet. Nowadays it seems that a lot of people are getting inspired to cook by reality shows like MasterChef. So, what about you? do you have a favourite cooking show?

Tags: Cooking, Show, TV

Views: 58

Replies to This Discussion

FoodTV is often on when I want some background noise and is my default channel. For watching, I prefer the reality food shows more than the cooking ones. That said, I'm a big Alton Brown fan. I can often be found looking at some item in a kitchen store saying, "Unitasker," before I put it down.

Favorite shows: Bizarre Foods, Top Chef, Dinner Impossible, No Reservations, Next Food Network Star, Ace of Cakes. And Good Eats, of course.
I'm with Sean on this one. Alton Brown is my hero and a man's man if you ask me. Who else but a man would smoke a salmon with a cardboard box, hot plate and some wood chips or my personal favorite use the burner from a turkey fryer to get the proper BTU's for Chinese food.
I'm with Sean and Timothy - Alton Brown is a man's cook. I swear that he was an engineer in a former life. Speaking of engineers, my favorite cooking website is http://www.cookingforengineers.com/ - do check it out.
Thumbs up for Alton Brown and Good Eats. Paula Deen's show and Throw Dawn with Bobby Flay tie for second.
I also like Alton Brown. He has written some interesting books about cooking (more science than cook books). I also really enjoyed his TV series Feasting on Asphalt.
+1. I enjoy Alton Brown as well. Feasting on Asphalt as well as Good Eats are staples on my TiVo.
Rachel Ray is really cute.
I have to say the one cooking show I always watch is Good Eats with Alton Brown. He is the McGyver of cooking.
I used to watch Justin Wilson's Cajun cooking show on PBS every time I could. It was on every Sunday. My dad and I loved his recipes and his stories. I think he had the manliest cooking show in history. You can still find clips of his shows on Youtube, and the videos are out there. I don't have cable (I have no use for most TV) so I get my cooking videos online or at the local library.
Yeah, he was great...I remember a show he did about how they should make airplane food, and think of it everytime I get on a plane now :)
Check out Chef John at Food Wishes. I prefer this guy to anything on FoodTV.
Despite its name & purpose, I don't think the Food Network offers the best cooking shows. That said, my personal favorites on that channel are Good Eats, Barefoot Contessa, Everyday Italian and that show Nigella hosts. The last two aren't JUST because the girls are hot!

The other great shows, I'm not sure where to find these days, are: Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter, Fast Food My Way with Jaques Pepin, and Great Chefs.

RSS

Latest Activity

Regular Joe replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"And I'd say that "accommodation" in most accommodation policies is short form of "reasonable accommodation".  (At least that's how it works up here.) If we consider this a request for accommodation, up here it…"
8 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"I'm with Jack on this one.  "
9 minutes ago
Shane replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"Both the Harvard Review article OP posted and the Philly law article Milo posted show a growing trend amongst universities to combine complaints, investigations, and judicial system under one office (republic FTW) with directives from the DoJ/ED to…"
40 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"Partly Shane, but I think the main issue is whether a university either public or private can arbitrarily punish someone innocent of crime or restrict their rights that they have not agreed should or could be restricted.  Even if the university…"
51 minutes ago
Gnostic Bishop replied to whiskyjack's discussion Did anyone else get a "group email" from Gnostic Bishop? in the group Christian Men
"Penelope An all knowing God would know the results of any and all testing before doing it. Those who believes God tests has him setting up situations and that annuls free will. It also makes mad a make work project for a God who tests while…"
52 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"And I was asking about the apparent growing trend in which neither  you, nor the article can show as a trend. Do you know what a trend means?"
57 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"You're suggesting a written policy that allows women to restrict men that remind them of somebody that makes them uncomfortable?  Because she's uncomfortable.  And letting her be uncomfortable is unkind.  And her discomfort…"
57 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Rob's discussion Paying for your own harassment and ritual humiliation
"A. Yes we give to charity, we let people go ahead of us in line.  And still the world can be brutish and nasty.  However, whatever we give up or give to charity is voluntary not some arbitrary judgement by a non-legal body applied to some…"
58 minutes ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service