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Old 09-29-2009, 09:49 PM   #1
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I love Giada! She has such a great personality and makes such great dishes. I also enjoy watching her "Weekend Getaway" show when she explores a city through its food. I think that is so true, you can learn so much about a city just by eating the dishes they are known for. This is especially true when you travel internationally.

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Old 09-29-2009, 09:53 PM   #2
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I enjoy her show as well. we have tried several recipes and generally like them a lot. The most recent, lemon nut cookies, was a bust though.
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Old 11-23-2009, 02:54 PM   #3
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Thumbs up Giada DeLaurentiis

I'm a fan of her "Everyday Italian" show on the Food Network. When I was first learning how to cook I watched her TV show every day and picked up a lot of tips and information about foods.
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Old 11-23-2009, 11:52 PM   #4
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the sound of her knife through on onion on her cutting board pioneered such food-o-vision which is now taken for granted. I still think her show has some of the most seductive food photography on TV. Yes many of her recipes are great to. While not strictly authentic, her carbonara is awesome!
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Old 11-24-2009, 01:10 AM   #5
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One of my favorite chefs...love her bubbly personality and how she really savors the food she eats...also she's gone a long way from the camera shy chef to this confident and beautiful woman
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:38 PM   #6
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Perfect!

That is how I can describe Giada. She's a great cook, she's charming, and she can handle the show very well!
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Pretty, latin passion, comes from a wealthy family, and is an excellent cook... what better combination!?
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yep... great show, great recipes, great skills and techiques. One of the best on FN.
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yep... great show, great recipes, great skills and techiques. One of the best on FN.
yea! you are righT!
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Old 01-29-2010, 03:10 PM   #10
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oh.. her show is about cooking !
i admit i get a little distracted
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I'd like to drop an olive in her cleavage.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:06 AM   #12
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Giada is my favorite chef on Food Network. She takes her time and seems very sweet.
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Old 02-07-2010, 06:03 AM   #13
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you can learn so much about a city just by eating the dishes they are known for. This is especially true when you travel internationally.
I agree, and its even more true when you are unable to travel internationally. Unfortunately, I cant get out of the country much, but visiting the specialty markets, or the different city cultures ( chinatown, little italy, korea town..) their restaurants and shops, I at least feel like im getting a "taste" (pun intended and not intended) of what it might be like if and when I get the chance to explore some of these countries. Sure, its not the same , but still a nice way to get a foreign experience , without going crossing the border. hopefully Ill get the chance one day to visit and try all of these cuisines first hand.

As far as Giada goes, I agree she appears talented, and the few recipes ive tried have been good. But, I just have a hard time watching the show. Its just too over produced for me ( like other shows). I like the basic , get in and cook, minimal editing, no music, no 100 different camera angle shots. Just cook. But, thats me
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LOL, she could click back the perk-o-meter about a thousand notches though.

She has the same exact ice cream maker I do!
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She's lovely, I like watching her
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