gordon ramsay

Chef Gordon Ramsay, often named one of the highest paid chefs in the world, may have finally picked a fight he can’t win.

The chef has been accused of missing tax deadlines — at best, he’ll be slapped a fine. At worst, he can be jailed.

Gordon, Gordon. Haven’t you learned anything from Martha? Pay up, lest you suffer the hell that is prison food.

devin alexander

Celebrity chef Devin Alexander, host of Discovery Health Channel’s Healthy Decadence with Devin Alexander and author of The Biggest Loser Cookbook (adapted from NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser) and newly released The Most Decadent Diet Ever, has been named the “spokes chef” of healthy eating.

Alexander will be playing a major role in a nationwide campaign to stop type 2 diabetes and obesity among children, through proper nutrition and the teaching of healthy eating habits.

jamie oliver

Jamie Oliver’s been getting a lot of bad press lately, but there is one thing even his worst critics have to grudgingly give him: his support of healthy eating among kids.

For this, the celebrity chef received the Scout Badge along withEwan McGregor, Charley Boorman, The Stig, Ray Mears, Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson and young diving prodigy Tom Daley.

rocco

It’s official! Celebrity chef Rocco Dispiritu will be joining Dancing with the Stars!. His pro partner will be Karina Smirnoff.

jamie oliver

Jamie Oliver’s on another crusade… this time attacking not just chicken farmers but bad taste. He told a French magazine that the people in UK are far more interested in getting drunk than in eating well.
“There is a better variety of food in the slums of South Africa than in English towns and cities,” he says. Oooh. Harsh.

bethany frankel

Get these tips on healthy gourmet eating from Bethany Frankel. Her ideas on a“a skinny breakfast” will, at the very least, help you feel a little less guilty about having foie gras for lunch.

julia childs

Aaah, a chef conspiracy! This article claims that chef Julia Childs was a spy! Or at least, applied to be one. Well, if you can’t beat them… bake for them!

chef

Chef Jose Andres got slammed in an article for New York mag for what they called “the worst audition for celebrity chefdom.”

While fans did come to his rescue we do think the article is a pretty good sign of how “tv antics” can get grating — and end up ruining your professional reputation.

tv history

Check out this interesting directory of shows about chefs that ever aired on mass TV.

You’ll find little-known shows like the now-defunct 90′s drama “Chef!” to every possible permutation of a kitchen reality show that the human mind can conjure.

If anything it proves that our “taste” for celebrity chef shows is growing…and sometimes, veers towards the bizarre.

emeril

Here is the recipe for Emeril Lagasse’s “Essence” — sold pre-made, but in case you can’t get your hands on it … mix away!

Ingredients

5 tablespoons sweet paprika
1/4 cup salt
1/4 cup garlic powder
2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons cayenne
2 tablespoons dried oregano
2 tablespoons dried thyme

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and blend well. Store in an airtight container in your spice cabinet for up to 3 months.