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5 Offbeat Cooking Channels That You Cannot Miss

If you are good at something, never do it for free. Cooking enthusiasts across the world have taken this point quite seriously and thousands of them are now on YouTube or professional blogs like Prepared Cooks, sharing hot tips and/or finger-licking recipes with the world. Thereby making it as a full-time profession. In the wide pool of cooking experts active on the internet, what can be done to make your channel stand-out?

One most effective way is to be completely unique. Every cooking channel has some similar elements, from kitchen safety to popular recipes. So, every new cooking channel has to do something to make theirs stand out. We have compiled a list of 5 popular culinary channels on YouTube that are weird to some extent but nevertheless effective.

Aunty Fee

1. Aunty Fee

Can a cooking channel get NSFW? Oh, I bet it can. Meet Aunty fee, an LA-based internet sensation who has an uncanny profane way to teach cooking. Her videos are very casually shot using a handi-cam by her nephew and are devoid of any elegance whatsoever. However, she is still a huge hit among the audience because of her unprepared and unpredictable speech. If you are not bothered by foul language and abusive words, you should definitely check out some of her videos. With more than half a million subscribers, she is definitely one YouTube star you cannot ignore.

Great Depression Cooking

2. Great Depresson Cooking

It is an art to make the best out of the least. Depression cooking is a fascinating channel from a lovely old lady Clara Cannucciari who used to share recipes from the era of Great Depression in America. Clara being in her 90s was a living testimony of the tough times families faced on a day to day basis during the depression era. On persuasion from her grandson she started her YouTube channel sharing recipes that are very simple and economical to make. The best thing about her channel is when she sits back and tells fascinating tales from her experience in the depression era. Sadly Clara left us in 2013 but her YouTube videos are a living testimony of the art of making best out of the least.

Cooking with Dog

3. Cooking with Dog

Cooking with dog is a unique Japanese cooking channel where the dog is not an ingredient but a host. Yes, Francis, the hero of the show, is a grey poodle that narrates the entire procedure with a chef who takes charge of the proceedings. While Francis seems to be entertained by appearing in these videos, he certainly seems perplexed by some of the food humans eat - he'd probably much prefer to try some of the food featured in dr marty pets reviews which are specially designed for supporting dogs with their health. Francis has become really popular among YouTube audience.

Despite hygiene fanatics having raised concerns about a dog being in the vicinity to the kitchen setup, the channel has already crossed a whopping million subscribers and claims to have a wide audience spread across the globe. Of course, if you plan on cooking with your dog and serving the food to other people, you should make sure that hygiene is a priority.

My Drunk Kitchen

4. My Drunk Kitchen

Send across a funny video to your friend as you miss him/her but, you might not turn out to be as lucky as YouTube creator, Hannah Hart. Her show ‘My Drunk Kitchen'  is a YouTube series that showcases Hannah making some interesting cuisine while she is drunk. The show started out as a video message to her friend which turned out to be a huge hit with 80,000 views in 2011. Catering to several requests, Hannah further went on to create content for her YouTube channel. Over the course of 5 years, the series has scooped over 2.5 million subscribers.

Epic Meal Time

5. Epic Meal Time

It's big, it's massive, it's epic. This is what you can ideally say for every recipe made by this channel. A burger made up of gold, a tower of Pizza, yes you heard that right, the recipes made by these foodies can indeed compete with our wildest food fantasies. The channel's unbeatable recipes have got them over seven million subscribers but, they aren't planning to stop. The creators of the show, Harley Morenstein and Sterling Toth unleash their love for meat, alcohol and humor all together with Epic Meal Time.

Offbeat/bizarre, they got me hit the subscribe button. Video content creation isn't just about creating content but it's about creating unique content that will help retain and increase your admirers.