The Best Cooking Shows You Can Watch Right Now

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25. Cake Boss (2009-present)
> IMDb user rating: 6.6/10
> IMDb user votes: 3,134
> Stars: Buddy Valastro, Mauro Castano, Danny Dragone, Joey Faugno

Buddy Valastro’s family business originated in a shop in Hoboken, New Jersey. His show, blending baking with family, involves his baking over-the-top cakes for all occasions. The show was on the TLC before moving to its sister network, Discovery Family.

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24. MasterChef Junior (2013-present)
> IMDb user rating: 6.7/10
> IMDb user votes: 2,816
> Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, Charlie Ryan, Joe Bastianich

This Fox program, co-developed and starring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, features a competition between the best young home cooks (between the ages of 8 and 13) in the country.

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23. Sugar Rush (2018-2020)
> IMDb user rating: 7.0/10
> IMDb user votes: 1,537
> Stars: Hunter March, Adriano Zumbo, Candace Nelson, Colin Hanks

This Netflix show consists of four teams of chefs competing against each other, and the clock to create prize-winning confectionery.

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22. Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend (2022-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.1/10
> IMDb user votes: 592
> Stars: Kristen Kish, Alton Brown, Andrew Zimmern, Nilou Motamed

The folks that brought you “Iron Chef” and “Iron Chef America” have rebooted the series as “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend.” The Netflix series features five newly minted Iron Chefs who take on challengers in the quest to become the first ever “Iron Legend.”

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21. The American Barbecue Showdown (2020-present)
> IMDb user rating: 7.1/10
> IMDb user votes: 1,218
> Stars: Rutledge Wood, Lyric Lewis, Kevin Bludso, Melissa Cookston

This Netflix series tracks the country’s best backyard smokers and competitive barbecuers who vie for the title of American Barbecue Champion.

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