And why did you single her out in your intro to the food issue, PAC? I’ve been hearing that question from hundreds (or 2) of you ever since the issue hit the streets. I’ll tell you who Giada De Laurentiis is: She’s the sex symbol of American food television, and exhibit #1 of how crazy twisted the connections we’ve built between sex and food have become. Check out the following video (which has been handily edited by an internet perv to take out all the pesky informative bits about cooking):

Now I’m not saying that the Food Network producers have taken calculated steps to ensure men are watching the channel, but… No, wait. That’s exactly what I’m saying. Whatever other point I was trying to make, I seem to have forgotten. But there are some bunnies after the jump to make it all better.