This is not bashing, but has anyone else noticed lots of unusually prolonged shots of Giada washing her hands, the cooking surfaces, etc? Given her family background, maybe it's intentional. As in, an artistic statement: cooking cleanses the soul. Or not.
Seriously, each chef has idiosycracies and many of the shows can be exasperating to watch but the shows and the comprehensive website, they are giving away the contents of literally tens of thousands of dollars of cookbooks for free. Now I doubt this is an act of pure altruism, but it is still very much appreciated.
By contrast, if you go to the site of Daisy Martinez as one example, she gives out only a few recipes, wanting people to buy her book: