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Five Strange Celebrity Chef Endorsement Deals (Videos)

There's nothing new about celebrity chefs endorsing products, and some of them make a great deal of sense. Take, for example, Martha Stewart's range of cookware items. After all, who wouldn't want to cook like the domestic diva herself, and if purchasing a set of Martha's steak knives or a Dutch oven will turn you into a whiz in the kitchen, then that's money well spent.

But some celebrities seem to have just gone overboard with the endorsements. Like Martha herself, who recently became the spokeswoman for Pine Brothers cough drops.

We've "coughed up" a few of the strangest we could find. From OTC indigestion medication to local furniture, here are some of the weirdest celebrity chef endorsements we could find.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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