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Old 06-28-2011, 06:32 AM   #11
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I don't have satellite TV either. I did like Laura Calder on the Canadian Food Network--French Cooking at Home. She actually prepared dishes. I use several of her recipes. I also liked Michael Smith--Chef at Home. There is a Scandinavian one on PBS West on Saturday afternoons that I sometimes watch when I'm visiting my folks.
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:54 AM   #12
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...And what's the deal with raw onions? I love raw onions.

Specially on top of bbq beans Yum!...[/I]
Your thoughts?

Please keep it rated g.
First of all, you're complaining (throwing verbal stones) about someone being particular, while you started a sentence with "Specially" when the word should have been "Especially."

Second, it is well know on that show, that Scott hates raw onions. He's made it clear to others in past shows and something that new contestants should be aware. I recall I hated raw garlic for more than thirty years, so having a particular problem with any given ingredient is something a contestant should know before serving the judges your food.

And third, this isn't a cooking show and it's not even "reality TV". It's a game show just like any other game show such as Jeopardy, The Price Is Right, or Wheel Of Fortune. Being entertainment, it's not to everyone's liking, so running it down is like complaining about Hollywood Squares and the celebrities they used for judges. In other words, what's your point? If you don't like it, don't watch! But to complain about it...
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:01 AM   #13
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First of all, you're complaining (throwing verbal stones) about someone being particular, while you started a sentence with "Specially" when the word should have been "Especially."

Second, it is well know on that show, that Scott hates raw onions. He's made it clear to others in past shows and something that new contestants should be aware. I recall I hated raw garlic for more than thirty years, so having a particular problem with any given ingredient is something a contestant should know before serving the judges your food.

And third, this isn't a cooking show and it's not even "reality TV". It's a game show just like any other game show such as Jeopardy, The Price Is Right, or Wheel Of Fortune. Being entertainment, it's not to everyone's liking, so running it down is like complaining about Hollywood Squares and the celebrities they use for judges. In other words, what's your point? If you don't like itamen~~~~, don't watch!
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:05 AM   #14
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Everyone is entitled to their opinions...
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:09 AM   #15
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I used to work for an advertising manager who, if someone else farted, would run over next to the farter just so she could be offended and then complain (voice her opinion) about it!
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:12 AM   #16
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I used to work for an advertising manager who, if someone else farted, would run over next to the farter just so she could be offended and then complain (voice her opinion) about it!
Wow! She'd have a hayday around me
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:12 AM   #18
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I used to work for an advertising manager who, if someone else farted, would run over next to the farter just so she could be offended and then complain (voice her opinion) about it!
Now that just ain't right

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When I had satellite TV I enjoyed the competition shows on Food TV, but I never thought of them as serious cooking shows. They were always good for a few laughs and groans.

We get very few channels right now, but I do enjoy many of the cooking shows on PBS.
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:52 AM   #20
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...In other words, what's your point? If you don't like it, don't watch! But to complain about it...

So, people shouldn't voice their opinions (complain)? How would we ever discuss cooking?
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