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Giada De Laurentiis' response to Rachael Ray

Okay…so this is really a screencap from Before the Bash but I figure since I give so much airtime to Rachael Ray I might as well try to find some stuff of Giada to post too.

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Roger
Roger

Larry de Illinois,

Shouldn't your comment about the garlic read, "a bulb of garlic runs $2.65 at Wal-Mart instead of a clove of garlic," and "stop wasting time smashing a clove of garlic instead of saying a bulb of garlic." It seems to me you are not educated in the garlic field.

Roger

larrysmile
larrysmile

Wel, now! I don't know why there is so much jealous criticism by folks about Giada and Rachael. I guess it is safe to say that folks who criticize these women are upset that they, themselves, are not making the kind of money that Rachael and Giada make.

However, Rachael makes over $18 million a year. I hear she is the highest paid on the Food Network channel. Giada makes a little over $1 million as does most of the other food chefs and/or cooks.

Now, each woman has their looks and bodily features that they have. I am thinking that girls have a serious problem as they grow up worrying about their body shape and size. Girls worry about the development of their breasts; they worry about the size of their hips; thighs; butt; flabby arms; and what not. (Guys usually don't worry like that and/or don't even care. Love us guys as we are or don't love us at all.) Otherwise, there would not be so many 'diets' in the supermarket tabloid magazines!

Now, getting back to the food! First off; remember this. The Food Network is all about ENTERTAINMENT. It is not so critical about what these folks cook as long as they entertain the viewer and thus can sell the sponsor's products.

A 30 minute show is only about 22 minutes long with 8 minutes allowed for selling commercials in either 30 second duration (2 per minute) of if the sponsor has the money selling them the full minute for big bucks.

Rachael is an entertainer. Giada is an entertainer. Rachael always knew how to sell being a former pitchwoman when she was younger. Giada has learned to be more entertaining as she has done more shows. Actually, I felt that when she first started out she was quite scared about being on televison. Not anymore. She is comfortable with it now.

I have tried to cook Rachael's foods once. But, alas, the price of buying all the ingredients made the dish expensive. I once spent $20 to buy the ingredients to make one of her pizzas with my daughter-in-law helping to make our own pizza. I'll stick with the professional pizza places and not have to clean up the kitchen.

Notice that all these cooks like to chop up veggies. OK. Onions are not so expensive for a 3 pound bag of yellow onions. But, a clove of fresh garlic is running $2.65 at Wal-Mart. And, the girls like to use shallots that cost over $3.00 for two in a small bag. Also, red bell peppers are selling for at least $2.56 for a single one! Even green bell peppers are selling for over a dollar each. So, you see, the price of the basic veggies is getting out of sight.

Price some of the meats and sea foods and you quickly realize that it is cheaper to eat out in restaurants that offer a family menu - not talking places that charge $25+ a meal for 3 ounce portions. I find it cheaper to eat out than to make any of their foods. BUT, it is entertaining to watch them do it.

Yes, I know that they have Food Network staff that does the prepping for them. When you watch Bobby Flay in the kitchen you can see the others in the background. And, even he has the two women who prep for him.

I think that we must all start taking these food personalities in perspective. They are entertainers; actors. If you like watching and maybe getting a few ideas, fine. I did learn now to make hard boiled eggs better by listening to Rachael's advice. But, then, Alton Brown topped her by saying to let the cooked eggs smack into each other after you pour out the water to that the eggs themselves crack open each other and that makes it easier to peel away the shells. Way to go, Alton. Your show is tops. I love Vickie Eng. (W)

OH, to the person that asked a question about Ina Garten. She lives in East Hampton, Long Island, New York. I was stationed for 4 years at Montauk Point on the end of Long Island about 10 miles east of East Hampton. East Hampton is so rich that only the most artistic peoples from New York city can afford homes there. The town was too rich for my blood. So, evaluate her house guests by the class of people who live in East Hampton.

Anyway, I will comment on the fact that before the Food Network channel cooking shows were on PBS. And, for the most part; they were quite boring. Their chefs were qualified but often times lacking in the personality for holding an audience's attention for 22 minutes. Oh, they were good in the kitchen.

But, for everybody, my #1 suggestion is "stop wasting time showing us how to cut an onion or smash a garlic bulb." Just say that the sous chefs did the prep and use that time on other food matters.

Alton Brown's shows "rock." But, aside from the lovely Miss W. you are not a babe, Alton.

Now, I'll take a pot shot at all the women who are jealous of the fact that Rachael is almost 40 years old and Giada is two years younger. Don't lots of woman wish that they looked that good at that age? I think that is the real reason that folks are hateful to Rachael and Giada.

Be well and remember you are just being entertained. Nothing more - nothing less.

Larry de Illinos

Seth Hammond
Seth Hammond

@larrysmile Larry, where are you buying your food? Bell peppers should cost under a buck each. Make sure you're buying in season. Sure you can buy peppers in the middle of the winter, but it's too cold in the US so they have to $hip them up from Mexico (expensive). Definitely "cook seasonally." Wal-Mart garlic sounds like a rip-off!

Larry de Illinois
Larry de Illinois

Wel, now! I don't know why there is so much jealous criticism by folks about Giada and Rachael. I guess it is safe to say that folks who criticize these women are upset that they, themselves, are not making the kind of money that Rachael and Giada make.

However, Rachael makes over $18 million a year. I hear she is the highest paid on the Food Network channel. Giada makes a little over $1 million as does most of the other food chefs and/or cooks.

Now, each woman has their looks and bodily features that they have. I am thinking that girls have a serious problem as they grow up worrying about their body shape and size. Girls worry about the development of their breasts; they worry about the size of their hips; thighs; butt; flabby arms; and what not. (Guys usually don't worry like that and/or don't even care. Love us guys as we are or don't love us at all.) Otherwise, there would not be so many 'diets' in the supermarket tabloid magazines!

Now, getting back to the food! First off; remember this. The Food Network is all about ENTERTAINMENT. It is not so critical about what these folks cook as long as they entertain the viewer and thus can sell the sponsor's products.

A 30 minute show is only about 22 minutes long with 8 minutes allowed for selling commercials in either 30 second duration (2 per minute) of if the sponsor has the money selling them the full minute for big bucks.

Rachael is an entertainer. Giada is an entertainer. Rachael always knew how to sell being a former pitchwoman when she was younger. Giada has learned to be more entertaining as she has done more shows. Actually, I felt that when she first started out she was quite scared about being on televison. Not anymore. She is comfortable with it now.

I have tried to cook Rachael's foods once. But, alas, the price of buying all the ingredients made the dish expensive. I once spent $20 to buy the ingredients to make one of her pizzas with my daughter-in-law helping to make our own pizza. I'll stick with the professional pizza places and not have to clean up the kitchen.

Notice that all these cooks like to chop up veggies. OK. Onions are not so expensive for a 3 pound bag of yellow onions. But, a clove of fresh garlic is running $2.65 at Wal-Mart. And, the girls like to use shallots that cost over $3.00 for two in a small bag. Also, red bell peppers are selling for at least $2.56 for a single one! Even green bell peppers are selling for over a dollar each. So, you see, the price of the basic veggies is getting out of sight.

Price some of the meats and sea foods and you quickly realize that it is cheaper to eat out in restaurants that offer a family menu - not talking places that charge $25+ a meal for 3 ounce portions. I find it cheaper to eat out than to make any of their foods. BUT, it is entertaining to watch them do it.

Yes, I know that they have Food Network staff that does the prepping for them. When you watch Bobby Flay in the kitchen you can see the others in the background. And, even he has the two women who prep for him.

I think that we must all start taking these food personalities in perspective. They are entertainers; actors. If you like watching and maybe getting a few ideas, fine. I did learn now to make hard boiled eggs better by listening to Rachael's advice. But, then, Alton Brown topped her by saying to let the cooked eggs smack into each other after you pour out the water to that the eggs themselves crack open each other and that makes it easier to peel away the shells. Way to go, Alton. Your show is tops. I love Vickie Eng. (W)

OH, to the person that asked a question about Ina Garten. She lives in East Hampton, Long Island, New York. I was stationed for 4 years at Montauk Point on the end of Long Island about 10 miles east of East Hampton. East Hampton is so rich that only the most artistic peoples from New York city can afford homes there. The town was too rich for my blood. So, evaluate her house guests by the class of people who live in East Hampton.

Anyway, I will comment on the fact that before the Food Network channel cooking shows were on PBS. And, for the most part; they were quite boring. Their chefs were qualified but often times lacking in the personality for holding an audience's attention for 22 minutes. Oh, they were good in the kitchen.

But, for everybody, my #1 suggestion is "stop wasting time showing us how to cut an onion or smash a garlic bulb." Just say that the sous chefs did the prep and use that time on other food matters.

Alton Brown's shows "rock." But, aside from the lovely Miss W. you are not a babe, Alton.

Now, I'll take a pot shot at all the women who are jealous of the fact that Rachael is almost 40 years old and Giada is two years younger. Don't lots of woman wish that they looked that good at that age? I think that is the real reason that folks are hateful to Rachael and Giada.

Be well and remember you are just being entertained. Nothing more - nothing less.

Larry de Illinos

AllisonInSB
AllisonInSB

I liked one episode of R Ray's - she wasn't a total phoney at first but I want to stab her in the eye with a rusty fork when I hear her bozo the clown, "I'm so happy!" routine. Puhleeeeze!

And what's with Paula Deen and the fake southern accent? She ain't that stupid is she?

longtongue slurper
longtongue slurper

I would love to be blindfolded and forced to slurp giada and rachaels puckered poopholes and then guess who's who---I want to push my tongue so far into rachael's ass that it pops out her ear and smack's giadas ass ohhhhhh squirting nowwwww

me
me

yeah, she's nasty - nasty HOT!

Kingnormie
Kingnormie

Watched her first time this morning! So, what's wrong with quick and easy snacks? A kid can do it! But only with the stoked imagination!

Her shows would be even better if they were done nekkid, topless or even in a bikini.

LMa0
LMa0

Giada is HOT. Rachel ray loooks like a cavewoman/troll and she is anoying, even more so in her stupid dunkin donut commercial. And for the morons calling Giada a bobblehead wtf are you talking about look at Rachel she is the bobblehead just look at her FHM pics it looks like her head copied on someone elses body she is the bobblehead

http://www.omgblog.com/images/rachel-ray-fhm03.JPG

http://www.torontopics.com/co/rachel5.jpg

http://www.villagevoice.com/blogs/food/rr.jpg Prove me wrong :D

nonya
nonya

As far as food goes Giada actually makes things I want to eat and feel I could make, her show is not stuck up with snobby foods like others.

nonya
nonya

Giada is hot, so much more than Rachael Ray. Mrs Ray have a funny looking body, she does look better with the dark hair she has now but still Giada has her beat

rossana
rossana

This is hilarious! I am not a big fan of Rachael, Giada, Sandra, or Ina. But I don't hate them, either.

1. R.Ray is so corny and way too perky and has an annoying voice. I won't make fun of her body, though, b/c what can she do? She's not really fat.... I did not know she was 38! She looks way younger.

Her recipes are OK. I have tried a few. I know she is not a professionally trained chef and that doesn't bother me.

2. Giada has a giant head and a totally fake smile. She also is snobbish and talks down to the audience. It's tacky to show cleavage like that. and can u say "push-up bra!" I don't think she's all that. But to each hos own. Never have tried any of her recipes, but some look yummy.

3. Sandra Lee - her food looks nasty and I wish I had seen the "Kwanzaa Cake" episode. Her color coordinated kitchen is over-the-top ridiculous. The "tablescapes" are over-done. she has a cocktail recipe every episode and comes across and a serious drunk.

4. Ina. I don't know what to say about her. Why does she have so many gay male friends? and who wants to entertain at EVERY meal!?

I am not fans of any of these women but i don't hate them either. they are all doing well for themselves and that's a nice accomplishment. I usually judge a cooking show by the recipes- will i really use them or are they totally far fetched or for chefs only?

bull
bull

There is no comparison because Rachel Ray is not in Giada's league. Giada tits are world class hooters. Rachel has fried eggs.

ntbtsf
ntbtsf

This blog is really funny. So funny that I cried. I like Giada because she is relatively classier than Rachel Ray&doppelganger, but I don't get why Giada wears low-cut shirts with her B cup boobs. There really is nothing to look at. It's painful even.

Rachel Ray is unbelievably annoying and blue collar and now she has a doppelganger on Simply Delicioso named Ingrid Hoffman--even her commercials are annoying. I want to rip my arm off and shove it down RR/IH 's throat to make her/them stop speaking, or making noise or whatever they call themselves doing. I just call it painful.

Guido
Guido

btw i was acually looking for naked pictures of her whn i found this place(Giada that is)

Guido
Guido

Come on now Giada is a HOTTIE but she is anoying as all get out, i still wouldnt throw her outa bed. No that Rachel Ray i would belive she bit the tire of off a 57 buick, shes a real pain in the ass. Now as for Giada's cooking its not all authentic italian, thats just the facts, spend 5 years in Italy then tell me im wrong.

SGT_Buckeye
SGT_Buckeye

I once saw Rachel Ray bite a tire right off a '57 Buick.

Ibis_Rules
Ibis_Rules

Anyone who.... picks Rachel............Ray...........Is a .....................ruined......................................goofball..............

Chef_Wolverine
Chef_Wolverine

Rachel Ray's boobs have nothing on Giada's....

LOL @ pancake tits

Go blue,

Chef

Im_So_Gay
Im_So_Gay

I'd wouldn't hit either raw dog in the butt.

David
David

There is only one way to settle the argument of Rachael Ray vs Giada. Put them both in a kiddie pool filled with baby oil and have them wrestle. That way, we all win.

kevin
kevin

All you people saying hatefull things about both of these talented gorgous girls are just sorry pitifull people who wish you lived the life they both enjoy. I my self love both of them for their differences in apperance and cooking styles. THATS WHY THEY BOTH HAVE SHOWS! THEY ARE DIFFERENT.Rachael has the average womans body with the nice booty,pretty face and bubbly personality. Giada is simply fine as hell from head to ..well countertop lol..and yes really nice boobies (sorry ladies, I am a man). As far as their cooking talent I love both of their styles depending on what mood I'm in. The only one I can't really follow is barefoot contessa. A good cook she may be but she's boring, and has no personality. STOP THE HATE ON RAY & GIADA.It only shows how ignorant you all are.

Sandy
Sandy

All of you that wrote nasty things, you all sound like you have major problems. Give YOURSELVES a reality check and see if you can ever measure up to people who have chosen to make a life for themselves. In a world filled with hatred, your comments sound like you all could be the next "Sadam."

le cordon bleu student
le cordon bleu student

I love Giada! She is a great cook and knows what she is doin. Rachel learned all her stuff from her family and doesn't even really do her own stuff. I went to school, le cordon bleu, with a girl that interned with her and from the pictures I've seen and the things she told me. Rachel is a BIG fake and a big ass bitch once the camaras go off. Giada is real and very sweet. I pick her over Rachel any day hands down!!

Inga
Inga

She dresses very trashy, I guess to show off those huge breast implants. She should get some rhinoplasty as well. Yikes! She is one ugly gnome.

FanofBoth
FanofBoth

I love them both equally. I have no preference over the other. I stumbled upon this when I was looking for a book signing for their cookbooks. And I am shocked that people would say such mean things about them. I've seen Rachael and she's the sweetest person, she wanted to stay longer for a signing and her manager told her she had to go. She wanted to sign autographs for all of the 10,000 people that were there. And the thing is that it was supposed to be a Q&A session for the local news and it turned into a book signing. The news lady was saying that there wasn't supposed to be any signings or pictures and Rachael said "Let's give the people what they want." And she never lost her cool, she even hurt herself trying to bend down in heels and stretching accross the stage trying to get everyone she could. I have to admit that a lot of her recipes are strange but everyone has different tastes and I love many recipes in her books, something for all tastes. Ok, now about Giada, you are all talking about her fake boobs and teeth and blah blah blah. But let me tell you something, if it was an ugly fat woman in a nightgown hosting that cooking show would you watch it? She didn't want to be in the limelight, she was trying to stay out of the TV world because she didn't want to do the Hollywood thing, and she has been offered many times to be an actress. She didn't think she would become as popular as she did. And her recipes are quick and easy, I can say that from experience. And as far as her "accent" goes, she comes from an authentic Italian family, and she tries. I bet she hears from her mom and other relatives that she's mispronouncing things all the time. So if she's ever read any of this, it's nothing she's never heard before. I have a couple of her cookbooks as well as Rachael Ray's. They both appeal to different dynamics. Sure, Rachael is cheesy many times, but people can relate to her because she looks approachable and she looks like any mom trying to fix a meal for her family. Even though she's not classically trained, she's done what many of us have, practice what she's been taught from her mom and relatives, a lot of people can relate to that. And she is indeed approachable. And Giada is a classicly trained chef, she went to France and completed the Cordon Bleu program. Very tough program. She originally had a major in Anthropology, but I'm glad she stuck to cooking, because her food is delicious and so it Rachael's. So all of you saying negative things about them are just haters and don't know what you're talking about. Think before you speak. They are both wonderful people and are very nice. And if anyone here says that they've tried to meet them and it seemed like they blew you off, remember, they are human beings too like you and me and have their days when they don't want to be bothered. That's all I have to say on that matter. So shut up if you don't know what you're talking about. You can write back and talk crap. This is coming from a true fan of the Food Network whose done the research and can look past the petty shit and quirks that annoy you out of these two amazing women. The End.

constanza di napoli
constanza di napoli

dearest chompers and other children born of imus

#1what did your mother's make for sunday dinner? (id hate to taste her over boiled noodles)

#2-have you ever been in an italian cultured household #3 do you even have a passport or speak another language? #4 can you name 200 countries? #5 why would any one want to date a man who doesnt enjoy whole foods, the arts, intelligent women, opera, going to graduate school, learning from others, and #6 can you even spell pasta?

isabella
isabella

dearest chompers and other children born of imus

#1what did your mother's make for sunday dinner? (id hate to taste her over boiled noodles)

#2-have you ever been in an italian cultured household #3 do you even have a passport or speak another language? #4 can you name 200 countries? #5 why would any one want to date a man who doesnt enjoy whole foods, the arts, intelligent women, opera, going to graduate school, learning from others, and #6 can you even spell pasta?

Chompers
Chompers

Rachel is a roughneck, and a sloppy ass cook! She gets too overly excited about muchrooms. Giada is more about her Italy than cooking. They both suck.

isabella
isabella

and Giada "hater"?? wow afteer this week's sad Virginia Tech news, you would think some human beings would grow up (or get help!)

God bless Giada, Rachel, and all the unseen great women who cook and bring joy to millions daily around the world.

isabella
isabella

i didnt know such ignorant people as you existed? the way many of you speak and use the English language makes me wonder even more about America's school system.

PS. some of you sound envious of both of them and their success, no wonder youre not blessed and happy in life. Calling her a "bobblehead" and "wierd"? Hate to meet your families, and woman who reared any of you. People who are in the television limelight, sure some lack talent-but then there are those who truly try and bring smiles to normal people. Check yourselves and your hearts.

mr
mr

Well where do I begin, aparantly none of you people know anyone who has emigrated to the U.S. as a child where their first language was something other than English. My mother came from Italy and her pronunciation at 79(without an accent) is still perfect! and she, as well as other Italians prefer if you would pronounce the language properly. If you don't like these lovely Italian ladies dont watch them.

Giada hater
Giada hater

Today as my mother watched that meatball headed Giada, I had to listen to her saying "

Chicken with Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce" at least 6 times, in her perfect Italian accent. She must have had a stroke, as her mouth has frozen in giant smile that shows ever tooth in her giant head. I wish I didn't have to see (or hear )her every day on the tube. Giada hater

Jack Meov
Jack Meov

Wow- so many who will point a critical finger at people with several times thier own success.

By the way morons, Giada actually speaks Italian, PERFECTLY. Italians LOVE thier food, and you will just have to live with the fact that they wish to pronounce things correctly.

Arch
Arch

Rachel Ray is an overhyped whore who needs to shut the fuck up. Talk about being overexposed. I can't even walk down the grocery aisle without seeing her airbrushed Jack Nicholson Jokerish face staring at me from 13,000 Nabisco products. I hear for her next feat she's going to drop down to her knees, give Emeril a hummer and yell out YUM, YUM !!

And what the fuck is up with that Sandra Lee broad? She's got to be the housewife of some big Food Network executive who got bored of hanging out with her former sorority sisters at the country club. If she says "tablescape" one more time, I'm going to bust throw the TV screen. Can't wait to see what she makes next. Maybe peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with the crust cut off and a glass of Countrytime Lemondade with a strawberry wedge.

Andres
Andres

o.k...everyone here must have a mental disability...but i understand most of you are prolly american. i TOTALLY understand that you are trying to be patriotic...i mean skinny people that are healthy and can cook? GUH ROSS! Also, if you can't pronounce a word that's italian that's your problem, not hers. It's not that hard...o wait! ur an ignorant american! that IS too much 2 ask! haha silly me

Tony
Tony

Sure sounds like a lot of people are jealous. They both look great and both throw out some hit or miss recipes, but so does Mario, Emeril, Chiarello, et al. All of you bashers should really find other things to do with your lives than tear down people who are far more successful than you and I will ever be.

Charlie
Charlie

Saying Giada is better than Rachel Ray or vice versa is a waste of time, as there are millions of other women who are better looking than either. But I will say this: Rachel Ray is a crass fucking cow who speaks entirely in overused catch phrases. "EVOO, extra viergin olive oil" WTF - either use the abbreviation or say the whole thing, you stupid bitch! Her inability to get through a single sentence without resorting to some sophomoric dialogue makes her seem "down to earth" to some people. These people are losers who think of cows like Rachel Ray as the best they could do. Anyone better must be a snob or a bitch. I'd settle for someone who sounds like they've been out of grade school for more than three weeks.

whatev
whatev

why is she so obsessed with being italian too?

no
no

I sit and watch her show and I get extremely annoyed, she is always talking about living in America for 25 years, how old is she 26? She tries to give an accent to as many things possible. She has a nice smile, she flashes it and has mostly all of America's heart. My father dosn't brag about being from Italy he has a real accent. If she was raised in Italy wouldn't she have a full fledged accent? I am not saying anything bad about her cooking because it does look delecious, I guarentee my dad's is better. She should go back to Italy and learn a thing or two.

Tizzy
Tizzy

Giada is way to stuck on herself. Her huge teeth, annoying Italian accent which comes out ONLY on cheeses, and her cooking disability are enough to make me turn her off when she comes on. Her recipes are the same old thing with different shapes of pasta. Rachael is creative, funny and a lot more down to earth. Her ability to acknowledge that she is not perfect is what people like about her. She's not looking to be perfect, just real. I can admire that. In a boxing ring, Giada would get her ass handed to her!! It would be a fun short fight to watch!

Robert
Robert

Rachel is a bad ass, I most certainly can cook and dont need her assistance.....but her personality is really fun. Married to the snobby bitch I am married to, it would be nice to sit and have dinner with her sometime and be able to speak to such a nice person. It is attractive. Giada, I dont know if she can cook......cause everytime she comes on I start running her in a virtual porn movie in my head.........with teeth like that, i doubt she can blow tho. Besides I dated a girl like her once (high maintenance) and they have to schedule on a planner, when and for how long there is gonna be a good "crackin"......once a month? Not for me. Plus, even married to her for 20 years, you can bet she wouldnt want to get dirty....you'd have to wear a condom forever.

Rachel? Shit, she'd wear your ass out, run to the store and buy some Miller......and have dinner done by the time you could get up out of bed from it. Love ya Rach!

Spencer
Spencer

Norma Allen is correct. -It may be her habit, or something she was told to do, but showing your entire row of bottom teeth is quite the ultimate in forced smiles. -Look at someone next time they do (or attempt to make your smile resemble GDL's to feel the unnaturalness of it); it's usually top teeth, with maybe 1-3mm of the bottoms, max. -Quite odd.

I do have to say that having been around so many stupid guidos in the past, it is nice to hear someone pronounce Italian words correctly.

jerry
jerry

I hate when Rachael Ray tells everybody where to find a food product in our grocery store. We are not morons. We have shopped many times at a "regular grocery store."

I would much rather have Giada cook and serve my dinner totally nude than Rachael.

At least Guada's food looks like food,

Norma Allen
Norma Allen

Many of my neighbors get together frequently to watch the Food Network. When Giada comes on that's our cue to leave the TV for refreshments. The forced smile showing top and BOTTOM teeth, the constant "Just like that" are a complete turn off. Her head is too big for her body and who wants to eat food with her hair flying loose. Go back to Italy, Giada.

Tanguero578
Tanguero578

Giada is, to coin a phrase, perfect. So many of you white-bread amerikuns out there that are becoming TIREsome with yourr fear of proper Italian--or other--proununciation. PULEEEZ do not pull us cosmopoplites down to your peanut-butter, dump-truck Wonder-bread level of cultural unsophistication. To watch, and hear, a lovely woman like Giad D.L.--or, for that matter, Ms. Ray--hold forth with style and smarts, well, makes me wonder why I live in this fuzzy brained country populated by all you Wal-Mart denizens. Xceot that your women are so lovely, and soooo easy.

Tanguero

Al
Al

I agree with alot of what has beed said. Bit I agree MOST with her pronunciation. She sometimes does and sometimes doesnt. I wouldnt care as long as she kept it all the same.

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cRRispycRRuncycRReamyfRResh

28jojodancer: Thank you!!!!!!

Yes she does make strange r sounds. WTF is up with that? I do like how she simplifies the process for kitchen retards such as myself. Some little girl on youtube did a cute Giada spoof, she gets it too.

jimbalaya
jimbalaya

The thing about Giada is that I always get the impression that she is talking down to me which turns me off immediately. The thing about Rachael Ray is that on her show $40 a day she sometimes skimps on what she gives as a tip, leaving way below 15% to get under that $40 which is either a lie or extremely cheap. I hope it's a lie. At least both are better than some of the other women on Food like the annoying stuffed shirt and fat cow Ina Garten. If you want someone down to earth and good to look at you should check out Sandra Lee, wowza.