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Five Strange Celebrity Chef Endorsement Deals (Videos)

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5. Martha Stewart and Cough Drops

Martha Stewart sits us down and explains that she never usually endorses products (that don't have her name on it, of course) but that she loves her some Pine Brothers cough drops. Truth be told, we love them too, usually eating them by the bagful whenever the flu hits. But there's something a little creepy about the pitch in which Martha never actually eats or even holds up a bag of the soothing candy.

4. Guy Fieri and Rolaids

Quick! What comes to mind when you think of celebrity chef? Is it indigestion? Well, it may be if you've eaten at Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant. But Rolaids is still a strange choice of product for a chef to endorse.

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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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