|A look at the lives of celebrity cooks beyond the
By Mekeisha Madden Toby
Special to MSN TV
Say the name Gordon Ramsay to the average person
and they will picture the celebrity chef yelling and swearing at contestants and
restaurateurs on any one of his shows -- "MasterChef" or "Kitchen
Nightmares," for instance. But there is more to Ramsay than his mercurial
temper and sharp tongue.
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Ramsay, 44, is also a devoted husband and father of
four who prides himself on spending quality time with his family and cooking for
his kids. Although French, Italian and British cuisines are the Scot's
specialty, he loves whipping up simple breakfasts for his brood -- ranging in
age from 9 to 13 -- including porridge with a dollop of prune puree and perfect
scrambled eggs, he once told reporters.
Just in time for the
ninth-season premiere of his show "Hell's
Kitchen," on July 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX, we are saluting Ramsay and
other celebrity chef dads who not only bring home the bacon, but wrap it around
water chestnuts and serve it with skill and pride.
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famous and revered hot papas.
Season 9 of "Hell's
Kitchen" premieres Monday, July 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.