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Giada De Laurentiis, Twitter Conversations »

Giada Totally Misses The Point
Posted on February 23rd 2012

Dear naive Giada, he’s not talking about a B├ęchamel. Love, FNH.


(Thanks for the tip, Shaywan1!)

Twitter Conversations »

I Don’t Even Want To Know
Posted on January 20th 2012

(thanks, Jared!)

Giada De Laurentiis, Twitter Conversations »

Tips From Giada: How To Be Her For Halloween
Posted on October 27th 2011

Meet Valerie.

Valerie wanted to be Giada for Halloween.

Valerie had an outfit in mind and everything. So, she tweeted her wardrobe idea to Giada to get a little feedback and reassurance. Because hey, that’s what fans do now. They annoy celebrities on Twitter with mundane crap.

Giada was apparently HORRIFIED by the notion that she would dare wear knee-high boots! You can almost hear the “TISK TISK, YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER” at the end of her twittered reply:

Valerie, clearly humiliated by Giada’s rhetorical question, brushed it off with a nervous LOL and an offer to swap the boots for the heels.

Oh, this is getting good.

Giada replied with a casual “yup” and some useless advice. Hold onto your seats!

So there you have it, kids. Right from the horse’s mouth. If you want to be Giada for Halloween, wear a low-cut boob revealing wrap. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WEAR KNEE-HIGH BOOTS, OR YOU WILL FACE GIADA’S WRATH.

Hopefully, Valerie will post a picture of her Giada outfit. We’ll keep you posted.

(Thanks for the tip, Andrea)

Bobby Flay, Twitter Conversations »

Did You Know?
Posted on September 7th 2011

(thanks to everyone who sent this in)

Twitter Conversations »

NEW RULE: Stop Asking Celebrity Chefs To Re-Tweet STUPID SHIT
Posted on August 24th 2011

I love Twitter. Without it, how would we learn behind-the-scenes facts about Kitchen Stadium, what Anne Burrell’s new tattoos look like, or that thousands of idiots thought Giada De Laurentiis was pregnant because her belly EVER SO SLIGHTLY popped out of her Victoria Beckham dress when she served the Royals earlier this year:

Uh, obviously you’re not pregnant, Giada. What do you weigh, 72 pounds? If you had any less flesh on your bones, you’d be the crypt keeper.

But enough about Giada. There’s a new trend on the horizon… a trend that is driving everyone absolutely insane: BEGGING FOR RETWEETS.


The phrase “Can I get a RT” should be banished from Twitter. Whatever happened to the days when people simply retweeted interesting, helpful things without being begged to do so? Believe me when I say no one cares that your sister-in-law’s baby claps her hands every time Sandra Lee comes on the TV, or that the kid who cuts your lawn’s grandfather’s kitten has an upcoming birthday. Enough!

Hundreds of you have written in to FNH to complain about this, so I used Twitter’s search tool and compiled the 10 most obnoxious things fans actually asked celebrity chefs to retweet:

10. @paula_deen Can I get an RT and a plug for my food podcast It’s my 33rd birthday
[My reply: Why would Paula Deen promote some assclown she's never heard of?]

9. @TylerFlorence I learned 2 cook bcause of you! Its my birthday & all I want is a little tweet PLEASE
[My reply: Let me guess, you live alone in your mother's basement and never got invited to prom?]

8. @mariobatali can I get a RT of my spinach ricotta calzone
[My reply: No. No you can't. And do you know why? Because no one is impressed by or even remotely cares about your stupid spinach ricotta calzone.]

7. @GDeLaurentiis Your SO beautiful inside and out !! How about a shout out to a pisan !
[My reply: How about you learn the basics of grammar first?]

6. @GuyFieri My friend Leslie is a huge fan and she’s got a bday on thurs. Can I get a shout out to her from you? XOXO
[My reply: If she loves Guy Fieri that much, buy her a fucking cookbook instead of using YOUR twitter account to get HER a shout out.]

5. @chefanneburrell It’s my mothers birthday and she loooooves you and your awesome hair. Can she get a retweet?????
[My reply: Sorry, no. If only you used a few more ooooooooo's.]

4. @GuyFieri can I get an RT just made a group of orphans some jalapeno cheesy blasters
[My reply: It's not nice to be cruel to orphaned children.]

3. @GDeLaurentiis I bought some of your knives today! they are soo awesome!! :) can I get a RT?
[My reply: You got soo ripped off!]

2. @chefanneburrell I hate 2 spread my sorrow, but in late stages of HepC, really sick, but u ALWAYS can make me smile. Plz retweet?
[My reply: Great. Thanks. My grandmother died 3 years ago. Maybe we could talk about that next.]

1. @GDeLaurentiis My son Christopher turns 2 today. He kicked in my belly every time he heard ur voice. Can I get a RT?
[My reply: Your baby was kicking because he wanted you to change the channel.]

If the day ever comes when I have to reach out on Twitter and get a patronizing birthday validation from some celebrity stranger I’ve never met, take me out back and stick a fork in me – because I’m done.

Now can I get a RT on this article please?

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