My Favorite Food Network Shows

When I went home, two weeks ago, to our farm town, I forgot that it has almost been a year since my mom got rid of our Cable TV.  There is no good television shows in any room including the living room.  There is a TV, but when I was about to change the TV channel in my mom’s room when I remembered the channel selection wasn’t all that great. I found nothing on the screen, but mosquito-like sparkling black dots dancing in front of me.

Sad reality, but true; I missed the foodie TV programs on Food Network.

Food Network is one of the many US-based TV shows about different food preparations, recipes and grilling. I love to keep on track of every episodes they have. Each episode never failed to get me excited about what was going to be made or allow me the ability to make new foods.

Would you like to know what my favorite food network programs are?

My most favorite show on food network is Ace of Cakes. They talk about cakes. I like this program because I am amazed at how Duff Goldman, the host of the program, prepares cakes that, at first glance, do not look like real cakes, it is pretty amazing. One could even think of  them as toys because of how perfectly shaped, colored and styled cakes are.

Betty White and the Morris Animal Foundation Cake by Duff GoldmanBetty White and the Morris Animal Foundation Cake by Duff Goldman

For instance, by just merely looking at the cake above, no one would know that this is a real cake.  Every aspect of the cake is edible.  You probably won’t even believe this is a cake unless you were to take a spoon full of it and eat it!

Duff Goldman has really amazing hands for those wonderful looking cakes.

My next favorite show is Good Eats. For me, everything prepared and shown on this TV program is really good eats!  The foods being prepared are typically and usually something easily made at home in your kitchen. Chicken preparations, is one good example, like Chicken Fried Steak, Curry Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Kiev and Fried Chicken are what we usually make at home. Most of the ingredients used are just the basic ingredients found in the fridge or any area in the kitchen. Good eats, indeed.

Aside from the fact that the foods are prepared in a very most typical simple ways, Alton Brown’s way of sharing these foods is fun and entertaining.  He bring is the aspect of science to his food.  It is just about how to make food, but what makes food taste good.  It is better for you to find out more, go watch it!

The last but not the least program that I am watching is Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. It has been one of my wildest dreams to get a degree in culinary arts and to be known in the cooking field. But I guess, the kitchen, itself, is the one that doesn’t like me anymore.  I know how to cook. But I am not a master at any food preparation techniques.  One can ask me to fry an egg but only that, nothing more. That’s why I am very eager to learn some secrets of a restaurant chef even just through this food network program.

I really enjoy these shows.  I know there are a lot more, but this is enough this time. I will share more of my fave TV programs next time.

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16 Responses
  1. Pinx says:

    We don’t have food network sa among cable Gay, so i only get to see MasterChef, Hell’s Kitchen and DC Cupcakes. 🙁 it would be great unta if we have that in our cable.

  2. Nita says:

    I love watching Food Network. My favorite chefs sila Rachael Ray, Emeril Lagasse, Tyler Florence, Paula Deen 🙂

  3. kaye t. says:

    You know what, all the shows you mentioned are my favorite too! I just love their show!

  4. zoan says:

    I haven’t tried watching any of those TV programs yet but I am excited to check them out soon. As of now, I enjoy watching Kitchen Musical, have you seen it? CHristian Bautista and Karylle are in it.

  5. Badet says:

    I love Rachael Ray’s cooking show, 30-minute meals. I love Iron Chef America too.

    For local shows, I watch Idol sa Kusina by Chef Boy Logro and Quickfire.

  6. genny says:

    i love to watch cooking show sad to say we do not have cable here…mao mantinir nlang ko ug local ani..:-)

  7. love watching cooking shows like this, chefs are like machines .. awesome, sadly, I’m just good at devouring what they’ve passed on their hands…

    dropping by here 🙂

  8. raya says:

    oh i wish we would have that channel here in Thailand, too! Sigh… very interesting tv show, Gay. Hope I could watch them when we;ll go home to Pinas sometime. Thanks for dropping by!

  9. wa man pod mi cable sa house Gay..kanang kay Juday, usahay makakita ko..ganahan ko anang kay juday kay mga kids pa nya hawd na mangluto hehe

  10. Claire says:

    Just in time to see my favorite fight! Hope we have to stable cable connection.

    Go Pacquiao…hehhehe

  11. sir rob says:

    This is exciting even though I am not into food shows.

  12. sir rob says:

    I’m not sure if my comment before this went through.

  13. Gengen says:

    I used to watch like this show…Nice…

  14. I really like watching cooking shows. It is really great. Have a great day.

  15. Rcel says:

    Yay! I love cooking network channels myself! Now, natakdan na akong little Dora kay she loves looking at cooking and baking shows as well. She even aspires to become a chef someday. Hmmm…. pero unahon sa mag-doctor like Ate Gagay! 😀

  16. MEL says:

    If there’s one thing I love about TV is when I get really craving for great meals after watching a cooking show.

    I love to experiment in cooking especially during times that I have to stay at home during holidays. It’s a special day to treat my kids and hubby too.

    I love Quickfire:)

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