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T V shows (cooking)

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Chris Report 23 Jul 2008 17:20

Is there anyone else out there , that is sick to the back teeth of cookery programmes ? I am lucky i can go to work ,but for the people who cant get out it must seem like purgatory, If i see another garlic bulb well ----------
Regards Chris


HeatherinLeicestershire Report 23 Jul 2008 17:21

pmsl :))

I can't stand them either

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 23 Jul 2008 17:23

I loathe isn't easy and not everyone can do it and I can't afford half the ingredients anyway! *sulks*


Chris Report 23 Jul 2008 17:24

Hi Heather , they used to be o k now and then , BUT fancy taking Diagnosis Murder off for a cooking programme i as k you ,, lol


Julia Report 23 Jul 2008 17:25

Personally Chris I like them, BUT, I do not watch them in the day, and only watch Ramsey (which finishes next week) and Marco Pierre White (which finishes tonight) at the moment.. I have picked up many recipes which I have tried, and then adapted to suit our tastes. If you take away the hype, they are very informative.
Julia in Derbyshire


Chris Report 23 Jul 2008 17:25

A fellow Christine helloooooo


Lindsey* Report 23 Jul 2008 17:28

I wonder if the program makers realise the cost of their ingredients for one meal is more than most of us spend for a weeks groceries??


HeatherinLeicestershire Report 23 Jul 2008 17:29

I ask you eh ! all them cooks :))
Caught a glimpse or two of Gordon watch his face last night ... yawn, now if I was one of his customers and heard him swearing, like he does, I'd be hotfooting out the door.

Sadly my hubby records what he can't watch, so the sky+ thingy is always full to the brim and I can't record owt :)

Ooops ~~~~~ to everyone x

Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 23 Jul 2008 17:30

Fanny and Johnny
The Galloping Gourmet
why have they been trying to teach us to cook for so long.....whats wrong with Iceland and the microwave

Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 23 Jul 2008 17:33 grandparents told me about them. I'm far too young lol

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 23 Jul 2008 17:41

Hiya Chris, my OH loves the Celebrity one that is on tonight and we will watch it........I wouldn't mind so much, but I am with Weightwatchers, and it doesn't help the willpower watching them cooking lovely meals.....

~Summer Scribe~

~Summer Scribe~ Report 23 Jul 2008 17:43

Not as fed up as cooking programmes as I am antique and bargain hunting type programmes.


Deanna Report 23 Jul 2008 17:43


I am sick of house buying.... antiques shows....sports......
I do understand that there are other people out there who do like these programmes, and I have no objections to them being catered for.
The pay their TV licence.... but so do I.
And my programmes are often deleted to accommodate an extra half hour of sport and then often the big discussion after it.

Sorry, but you got me started.... ;-0)

Deanna X

Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 23 Jul 2008 17:50

Goodness me!!!

I LOVE all the cookery programmes, especially the competitions.

And yes, I go to work, no, I can't cook very well, no, I don't cook what I see on TV. I just find them entertaining.


Julia Report 23 Jul 2008 17:54

Sally Moonchild - when I said in my previous post that I adapt them to our tastes, I also try to make it low cost, unless a special occassion, but always as much fat free/low fat as possible. I do think Ramsey has an over free hand when it comes to the butter for frying, and the addition of cream. I would certainly like to see these celdeb chefs cook for low fat/no fat/no sugar/ low salt/no salt type of people That would certainly challenge them. There are alternatives, and I am a diet controlled diabetic, now with gall stones, so follow the dietry rules.
Julia in Derbyshire


Chris Report 23 Jul 2008 18:44

Thanks to all who have replied , a very interesting debate , Christine i to ,do things like you , cant tell you what i did yesterday but oh , can i run thro my family tree ,Regards Chris


maggiewinchester Report 23 Jul 2008 18:48

Never watch cookery programmes - but will be watching in September when someone I know will be on :o)