Ted Allen celebrated Wednesday's landmark Supreme Court ruling by announcing a milestone of his own: The Chopped host is engaged to his longtime partner Barry Rice!
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!
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.
After playing the part of resident connoisseur on the culture-bending Queer Eye and recurring guest judge on Top Chef, culinary expert Ted Allen dives into a whole new kettle of fish with Food Detectives (premiering Tuesday at 9 pm/ET, Food Network). But this is not your average food show: "We're taking well-known myths and creating scientific experiments to test whether they're true," says Allen.
TVGuide.com: So what makes Detectives different from other food shows?Ted Allen: We have a group of henchmen, called Food Techs, whom we submit to various forms of torture — everything from eating habanero chilies to test what's the best way to cool down your mouth to studying whether ginger really prevents motion sickness. Which means you have to come up with a way to nauseate people — just think hot dogs, taxis, carnival rides. [Laughs] There are lo