You might not admit it, but there's a good chance you secretly love to watch Rachael Ray knock out chicken enchiladas in under 30 minutes, or Ina Garten throw her beloved Jeffrey a surprise birthday party, or Martha Stewart mash potatoes with Snoop Dogg.
But the actual production of a cooking show is something the general public knows very little about. For instance, is the food even edible, or is it 2/3 glue?
A recent AskReddit post asked users who've worked on cooking shows what it's like behind the scenes, and we've compiled the most revealing answers:
There's tons of waste
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