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Bear in mind when Julia Child’s “The French Chef” was the only cooking exhibit about?

Probably you don’t, considering that it was in the 1960s and 1970s.

What about “The Frugal Gourmet” (1983 to 1997) “Cookin’ Cheap,” (1981-2002) “Gourmet Cooking” (1977-1995) or “Yan Can Cook” (1982-existing!)? Or “The Satisfied Homemaker”? (Ok, that is a trick dilemma that was the title of Sue Ann Nivens’ — Betty White’s — cooking present on the “Mary Tyler Moore Demonstrate.”)

Up right up until the early ’90s, that was about it there wasn’t a great deal far more in the way of televised culinary arts.

Then, in 1993, the Food Network was introduced and the number of cooking, baking and cafe reveals exploded like eggs in the microwave.

There are now far more than 550 food-related demonstrates listed on the Food Network’s site by itself. 5 hundred and fifty. Julia would be so happy.

Graham Elliot, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons in “Top Chef” Colorado episode 1. (Paul Trantow, Offered by Bravo)

These days,  across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, you can check out episodes of:

• “America’s Check Kitchen” (the science at the rear of cooking additionally product reviews? fab)

• “Barefoot Contessa” (tasteful and foolproof recipes — and, sure, I stole the title from a single of her cookbooks)

• “Hell’s Kitchen” (also severe for my flavor)

By Taba