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Worst cooking show ever


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#301 Dave W

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 07:20 AM

What do you think he's doing with all his smokers and ranch kettle fired up in the background of each shot?

#302 rotuts

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 07:23 AM

everything on these shows is for display.  its a 'set' set.



#303 scubadoo97

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 07:40 AM

All those smokers are burning wood. Looks good doesn't it? It's mostly white smoke which you don't want to smoke with but looks impressive

#304 rotuts

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 08:06 AM

its all a set.  no cookn' going on anywhere.



#305 Dave W

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 08:11 AM

its all a set. no cookn' going on anywhere.



I see what you did there.

#306 GlorifiedRice

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 03:21 PM

can't seem to BBQ either.  at least I haven't seen any Q.

 

Hes far too neat, his shirts are so crisp and clean...ill bet he cries if he gets BBQ sauce on his sleeve


Wawa Sizzli FTW!

#307 rotuts

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 03:29 PM

Id love to see the True Finances involved in making a show like 'smoke'

 

sponsors, hotel kick-in, staff  .....

 

there has to be a great deal of  money involved.

 

it was on today.   it was sooooo bad, I took it off my Eye-TV recording list

 

and deleted the files I already had

 

that's a first for me.   Im pretty much addicted occasionally watch PBS cooking shows.



#308 ElsieD

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 03:47 PM

The only time I ever watch Steven Raichlen is when I can't sleep. 5 minutes of listening to him drone away and I'm a goner. Guaranteed.

#309 rotuts

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Posted 26 July 2015 - 04:19 PM

Sooooooooo

 

how is this drivel paid for ?



#310 Shel_B

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Posted Yesterday, 09:28 AM

I took a quick look at Episode 102 - Shoulders and Bellies.  I was not impressed with the technique used for the pastrami, plus the meat didn't seem to be cooked very well.  I'd have liked to see that fat melted quite a bit more.  Very thin smoke ring.  Also, IMHO, pastrami should be made with brisket - at least that's what I know having spent my formative pastrami years in NYC.  Yes, I know that other cuts can and have been used.  Still, I've never seen belly used in a pastrami.

 

I like the earthy style of 'cue as put forth by so many of the more traditional bbq joints and pit masters, regardless of the style.


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#311 daveb

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Posted Yesterday, 08:39 PM

The single worst one (at present) is "Cut Throat Kitchen" where Alton Brown (a great food entertainer once) introduces absurd challenges to the chefs.

 

Can't think of anything on Food Network that I have any interest in watching.   RR and Sandra Lee especially.

 

I do DVR "Knife Fight" on Esquire channel.  Real chefs, real kitchens, real food, real cooking and entertaining as well.  Like.