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Celebrity Chefs Share Holiday Memories, Recipe Twists and Cooking Tips in Our Holiday Eats Series

Rachel Ray

What are the holidays without great food? TVGuide.com has gathered some of the best chefs, including Rachael Ray, Tom Colicchio, Ted Allen, Tyler Florence and Michael Symon, to tell us their favorite holiday cooking memories, how to put a twist on a traditional recipe, and their biggest tips for a successful feast. So make sure to watch all our videos below and tell us which dishes you plan on making throughout the holiday season!

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VIDEO: Rachael Ray and Other Celebrity Chefs Share Their Holiday Cooking Tips

Rachael Ray

What is Rachael Ray's best tip for cooking during the holiday season?

"Keep it simple and don't take it too seriously," she tells TVGuide.com.

VIDEO: Top Chef's Hung makes us his favorite holiday meal

In the second video from our Holiday Eats series, Ray and other celebrity chefs, including Tom Colicchio and Michael Symon, explain the best way to prepare a big holiday meal without getting stressed out. 

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Cheers & Jeers: ABC Bites Off More Than It Can Chew

The Chew

Jeers to The Chew for its unappetizingly overstuffed premiere.

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Even though one of its five cohosts oddly didn't attend ...
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The Chew Producer: With Soaps Going Online, “You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too”

The Chew

ABC's upcoming daytime series The Chew is a topical, View-style talk show all about food, and already it's embroiled in controversy. Why? Because it will replace All My Children, which goes off the air next month, and soap opera fans aren't exactly excited about the trade-off. 

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ABC Sets Date of All My Children's Final Episode

All My Children

Mark your calendars, soap fans! The final episode of All My Children will air Friday, September 23, ABC announced Thursday.

After more than 40 years on the air, All My Children will "end in a manner that... read more

Carla Hall: I Hope Soap Fans Give The Chew a Chance

Carla Hall

Carla Hall feels your pain, soap fans.

The Top Chef alum's food-centric talk show The Chew will replace All My Children come September, and the chef says she can "totally understand" the outrage over its — not to mention One Life to Live's — cancellation.

ABC cancels All My Children and One Life to Live

"I get why people are upset. They're mad because they're very passionate about their soap operas," Hall tells TVGuide.com. "That says a lot about ...
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ABC Cancels All My Children and One Life to Live

Susan Lucci, Jill Larson

The reports are true: ABC has canceled All My Children and One Life to Live. Children will be abandoned in September, while One Life will die in January 2012. Both soaps are being replaced by health-related talk shows...
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Chef Michael Symon Dishes on Doing the Impossible

Michael Symon courtesy Food Network

Delicious meals come down to the wire when a fifth season of Dinner Impossible Wednesdays 10 pmET Food Network gets under way Wednesday with new host Michael Symon who dishes on cooking under pressure his dream Iron Chef America competitors and his love of all things pork Megan Walsh-BoyleTVGuidecom So whats tougher Iron Chef America or Dinner Impossible Michael Symon [Laughs] Theyre both relatively difficult in different ways This year I did nine battles on Iron Chef in 15 days so thats mentally exhausting Dinner Impossible is mentally exhausting but it also really beats you up physically TVGuidecom Youre taking over Dinner Impossible after original host Robert Irvines contract wasnt renewed for lying about his resume Did you have any apprehensionsSymon Theres always a tremendous amount of pressure to take over a show thats highly rated and has a lot of fans but at the end of the day I love the format of the show and thought Id fit rea read more

Iron Chef Champ Accepts Impossible Mission

Michael Symon courtesy Food Network

Food Network has announced that Michael Symon, winner of the 2007 edition of The Next Iron Chef, will step in as the new host of Dinner: Impossible, replacing Robert Irvine (who vacated the position amid the revelation that he had cooked up some tall tales on his resume).Symon this week will begin taping 10 episodes to air this summer in a new one-hour format. His first challenge: To get Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards to sit down for a quiet four-course meal. — MWM read more

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