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You've got questions; Food Detectives will find the answers! Science meets food as Ted Allen and his band of culinary sleuths conduct experiments to find the truth behind all of your burning food conundrums. What's the deal with the five-second rule? Does turkey really make you sleep? Is double-dipping really unsanitary? Tune in for all these answers and plenty more.

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Ted Allen

Ted, the host of Chopped, was the food and wine specialist on the groundbreaking, Emmy-winning series Queer Eye, which had a 100-episode run.


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