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Top 10 Greatest Cooking Shows Ever

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Programs on Food Network and Bravo and such have become a kind of obsession with some folks. But as current hot shows lose their sizzle and new stars emerge, will we remember Throwdown, Top Chef and the like?

Certain shows remain in our thoughts, however, popping to mind at odd moments. Others influenced generations either to cook or appreciate good food. And there were those that, through their week to week travels, opened our minds. To create this list, we had to dispense with some favorites. You'll find no Yan, no Madeleine Kamman (sorry).

So here is our list of the 10 best ever cooking shows.

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