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Old 05-14-2015, 07:02 PM   #21
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My favorite TV chefs would have to be Rick Bayless, Jaques Pepin, Martin Yan, and Lidia from Lidia's Kitchen. Can't forget Julia, either! All of those are on our local PBS affiliate KERA. I've learned much from

I do like some of the Food Network chefs/shows. I really like "The Kitchen" on Saturday mornings. The chefs there are likeable, and the recipes are very simple.

I have to admit I like "Chopped" and "Cutthroat Kitchen". They're sinful, guilty pleasures.
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Old 05-15-2015, 08:20 AM   #22
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The 'Gold Standard' of cooking show hosts is/was dear Keith Floyd of course. Dozens of his shows on YouTube.
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Old 05-15-2015, 10:14 AM   #23
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Christopher Kimball and his staff at America's Test Kitchen (Cook's Illustrated, Cook's Country) is a show I very rarely miss! And I appreciate the unbiased product reviews as well as the recipes that are guaranteed to work!
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Old 05-15-2015, 11:25 AM   #24
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Who are your favorite TV chefs?

I'm kind of addicted to Cutthroat Kitchen. I really enjoyed Alton Brown's old Good Eats series, they stopped airing mini-marathons of it on Sundays. I loved Graham Kerr, the Galloping Gourmet from eons ago. I would rush home from school to watch him. Also enjoyed Justin Wilson, Jaques, and Julia. Oh, and of course, Martin Yan.
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Old 05-15-2015, 12:43 PM   #25
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The 'Gold Standard' of cooking show hosts is/was dear Keith Floyd of course. Dozens of his shows on YouTube.
This is the second post in this thread you mention this person as the "gold standard", never heard of him. Does he have a signature dish?
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Old 05-15-2015, 02:13 PM   #26
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I'm kind of addicted to Cutthroat Kitchen. I really enjoyed Alton Brown's old Good Eats series, they stopped airing mini-marathons of it on Sundays. I loved Graham Kerr, the Galloping Gourmet from eons ago. I would rush home from school to watch him. Also enjoyed Justin Wilson, Jaques, and Julia. Oh, and of course, Martin Yan.
I used to like Martin Yan, but I was beginning to feel like I was watching Adult Sesame Street. Counting every chop. Drove me crazy!

Graham Kerr loved his wine. Unfortunately, he turned into an alcoholic. And it cost him his show and his marriage. He was able to get sober and stayed that way for a number of years. I wonder what he is doing now.
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Old 05-16-2015, 04:29 AM   #27
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Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver
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Old 05-16-2015, 04:34 AM   #28
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Addie , Graham Kerr now promotes a healthier way of eating and has remained married to his wife Treena , she had some serious health problems and hence he changed his style of cooking .
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This is the second post in this thread you mention this person as the "gold standard", never heard of him. Does he have a signature dish?
Just go to YouTube and watch some of his videos.
Then you'll know why he's the Gold Standard' of cooking shows.
He travelled the world preparing the 'signature dishes' from each region he was visiting. Then he got the locals to review what he had cooked for them.
He has an ironic British attitude/accent, trained in France.
Always in good humor.
His relationship to the cameramen over the years was 'signature' Keith.
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Ah Keith Floyd was British, he was just classic , great telly . Sadly in his last years he was a shadow of his former self , I think the red wine got the better of him .
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