Learn How to Cook with Satellite TV - Food - Cooking Tips

Learn How to Cook with Satellite TV   by Jon Jacobson

in Food / Cooking Tips    (submitted 2010-04-06)

Thanks to satellite TV, watching TV is no longer a mind numbing experience. Programming covering all genres is available on satellite TV, offering a wide variety of possible educational experiences such as learning how to cook.

With satellite TV you will find over 130 different channels right in your home. At anytime of the day you can watch movies, sports, documentaries, news, reality shows, sitcoms, comedies, church services, talk shows, and so much more. You can even learn new cooking skills through channels such as Food Network, Planet Green, and the Women's Entertainment Network. With their instructional programs, turn on your TV and either cook along with the cooking show hosts or take note of the ingredients and directions so you can try it on your own time later. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy cooking competitions and reality shows, while hopefully learning a thing or two along the way.

Food Network: The Food Network, which began in 1993, focuses solely on cooking. The network airs competitions, instructional shows, travel shows, and other reality shows, all revolving around cooking. Some of their most popular programs are Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, Mexican Made Easy, Giada at Home, Dinner: Impossible, Cooking for Real, 30 Minute Meals with Rachael Ray, Iron Chef, The Next Food Network Star, and Paula's Best Dishes. Instructional cooking shows feature one of their chefs preparing and cooking multiple recipes in their kitchen. They will teach you tricks and techniques along the way. Some of the chefs from these instructional shows are now household names with instant recognition such Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, Emeril, and Giada. The network's competition shows have become some of TV's most popular. The network also has a website where you can search thousands of websites, including ones seen on the shows.

Planet Green: Planet Green is a network that is focused on the environment. It teaches and inspires viewers to be smart about consumerism by taking into consideration the health of your body and the environment. Their main instructional cooking show is Emeril Green, which stars Emeril, who is also on the Food Network, providing information on shopping at Whole Foods Market and cooking "green". Big Chef Takes On Little Chef is about a gourmet chef who gets back to basics when he tries to help Little Chef, a British fast food chain, become popular again.

Women's Entertainment Network: This network is dedicated to women and their well being when it comes to health, family, relationships, and lifestyle. Wedding Cake Wars follows three bakers as they compete to make the best wedding cake for the panel of judges, while under a time constraint. Amazing Wedding Cakes follows four bakeries as they create original and innovative wedding cake designs for their clients.

With satellite TV let cooking entertain and educate you all night long. With all of these networks and programs available on satellite TV you will learn new cooking and baking tips and techniques everyday and improve your own skills while watching the experts.