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Worst cooking show ever

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

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

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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

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

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

I see what you did there.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Sooooooooo

 

how is this drivel paid for ?

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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.


 ... Shel


 

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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.

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Well, Rachel Ray's daytime show is not a true cooking show; I don't know what it is, besides just about the worst program on TV.

She is so obnoxious in the way she talks over her guests, presumably because 'she's an expert on evrything'.

When I do watch her, it's only because I'm waiting for 'The View' to come on but her cooking segment is the only decent part of the show, which isn't saying much.

I cannot believe that ABS hasn't pulled the show yet.

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The Jazzy Vegetarian has ballooned up...I thought vegetarians are supposed to be thin

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Wawa Sizzli FTW!

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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.

Could not agree more. Food Network what are you thinking? Huh. Sheesh.

Love knife fight though.

Gusto is my new food channel.

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Im a(n) Fan addict for most PBS cooking shows.  not the ones before Noon, that involve Felon's, but most.  Ive read in the past that the Felon's shows were offered to

 

PBS for Free, as a sort of an Industrial Rehabilitation Project for a Brand that had faded etc.  Don't know much more myself.

 

but I did just now catch a few minutes of Jazzy Vegetarian.  Its on the PBS SD channel in my area.

 

it is indeed pretty awful.  if caped and broadcast in HD it might damage those more expensive camera's.  that's all I can make of the situation.

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that's how it struck me. and some pretty bad cooking too.

And good god does he need a haircut.

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Food Network continues their string of horrific cooking shows by traipsing out Eddie Jackson's "BBQ Blitz."  The format is a rip-off of oh so many other shows, the cooks going on and on and on about their dishes and the host, Eddie Jackson of "Food Network Star" fame, appears as though he's dazed.  Poor sap probably thought his life was going to change after his celebrated win.  Uh, not so much.....................

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Okay I had to laugh a big schadenfreude laugh...Steven Raichlen just said that halfway thru writing his one cookbook his wife and daughter became vegetarians!

 

Im evil...

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Wawa Sizzli FTW!

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I'll one up you - though you probably have to be Canadian to suffer from this disaster: Gusto's Fish the Dish

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Oh, dear. That was bread?

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