Food Network TV
by Patrick Austin
Over the past few years, Food Network TV has enjoyed an increase
in popularity. This may come as a surprise to some since it was
predicted the network would fail quickly. I mean, who would want
to watch food being prepared all day? Apparently, many people
The main reason Food Network TV has enjoyed such success is because
of the creative shows on the air and the exuberant hosts of these
shows. Emeril Lagasse, you know the bam! guy, made
his big splash on Food Network TV. He remains a fixture in their
Food Network TV has filled their daily schedule with numerous
creative and entertaining programs. Some of these programs include Forty Dollars a Day, Thirty Minute Meals,
Low Carb and Lovin It, Calorie Commando,
and Iron Chef. All of these shows obviously discuss
food, but do so in such different manners, that you could wind
up watching three or four hours of food programming and not feel
Food Network TV enjoyed a great deal of success by playing re-runs
of a Japanese food program called Iron Chef. Each
week, after the surprise ingredient is revealed, a challenger
and the Iron Chef face off in a frenetic culinary battle. The
guest panel of judges reviews the menus to determine who is victorious
and who is vanquished. This show gained popularity in the U.S.
because of its cheezy dubbing and often hilarious banter between
Probably the best feature of Food Network TV is that you are
able to find easy-to-prepare meals just by turning on the television.
Depending on the program you watch, its very possible to
make most of the foods in your own home with short prep time.
Here are just a few of the recipes you can find on Food Network
Apple fritters, Italian fudge-filled cookies, champagne punch,
fried pork chops, stuffed chicken marsala, coconut shrimp, apple-cider
cured smoked salmon, and the list goes on and on.
Food Network TV has also forged ahead onto the internet. At their
web site you can purchase recipe guides(like the meals I just
mentioned), cooking supplies, and television memorabilia. They
also feature a search link to help you find your favorite chef
and his of her Food Network TV program.
If youd like more information about Food Network TV, and
recipe guides, check out these web sites:
Mr. Austin is a freelance writer who covers sports and health for a number of web sites including RealGM.com, Hoopsworld.com, and Fanstop.com. He currently also covers entertainment and sports for Vainquer magazine.