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Old 01-30-2010, 10:30 PM   #261
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Don't let it bug you babe, i sense a little of that about her, but, heck she's just like you and me. She has to eat, sleep and cook just like we do. A little more money or a lot more who the heck cares.We know when someone likes us it's not for our "things"
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thanks kadesma, it does get to me. but then i should take my own advice. don't watch her.
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Julia Child. Giada. Mario Batalli. Thats if I had to choose my top three
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Old 02-01-2010, 07:38 AM   #263
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Old 02-01-2010, 10:10 AM   #264
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Im torn between Ina garten,Steve Raichlen and Mario batalli!!my ultimate food fantasy is that they all cook for me like Breakfast by Ina, lunch by Steven and supper by Mario...desserts will be the three of them:)
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Old 02-01-2010, 01:24 PM   #265
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Yes! Yes!!!
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Old 02-01-2010, 05:51 PM   #266
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come to think of it, its actually hard to decide since that each of them has their own specialty, and each of us has our own tastes. still love italian thats why i like giada and mario :)
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If we're talking about who can turn out the best meal, I'd have to give it to Jaques Pepin. I don't know that he's ever actually run a kitchen though.

Emeril runs some very nice kitchens, but he over spices for my taste. Subtlety is not a word in his vocabulary. He's got my vote for the most entertaining celebrity chef though.

Using the requirements that the Celebrity Chef is a true chef who has actually run a successful kitchen, and is entertaining enough to watch on television or read, my vote is for the Big Man himself, Paul Prudhomme.
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I would have to pick Tom Colicchio. After reading "Think like a Chef" I can see he has real passion for good food made with the best and freshest ingredients. I just wish we could see him cook instead of just being the judge
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i think she means the lowbrow cook shouldn't make her stuff if their budget limits them to lesser brands, dave you are so kind , doesn't sound like that to me.
If you don't know Ina, you shouldn't put thoughts in her head that you don't know are there.

She's actually a very kind and sweet person, and I don't think she looks down at anyone.

FWIW, many of the personalities cited in this thread are not chefs at all. They are TV cooking personalities. I wonder if that is what the OP meant, or did they mean Chefs in the strict sense of the word?
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