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Rocco Gets Real

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Celebrity chef helps the culinarily impaired.

TV A&E Reality TV 2008
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The family-friendly cooking series shows how food preparation can go from being a stressful, overwhelming chore to an achievable and fulfilling activity. It also shows how kitchen disasters can easily be turned into culinary delights with just a little creativity.

Unlike more traditional cooking shows, the series also mixes in humor as friends and family share their opinions about the novice chef's cooking talents. Watching the would-be cooks stumble through meal prep on their own also leads to some funny moments -- and on occasion, some strong language (but it's all bleeped out). Overall, the show's warmly positive message about cooking meals to bring people together and celebrate special occasions makes it a good family choice.

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