Anthony Bourdain on Rachael Ray: Complain all you want. Itâ€™s like railing against the pounding surf. She only grows stronger and more powerful. Her ear-shattering tones louder and louder. We KNOW she canâ€™t cook. She shrewdly tells us so. So…what is she selling us? Really? Sheâ€™s selling us satisfaction, the smug reassurance that mediocrity is quite enough. [source] It gets better.