Paula Deen Pledges Money to Diabetes Association

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef Paula Deen on Wednesday pledged a portion of her earnings from a lucrative endorsement deal with a diabetes drugmaker to the nonprofit American Diabetes Association. The queen of Southern cooking and author of numerous cookbooks disclosed Tuesday that she’s had Type 2 diabetes for three years while promoting high-fat, […]

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Foodie Fieri Accused of Off-Color Kitchen Comments

“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” chow hound Guy Fieri is being accused of homophobia and sexism by a disgruntled former producer. In an interview with an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, producer David Page said Fieri is uncomfortable around gay couples. And, said Page, Fieri has a breast fixation. The interview in the paper known as “City […]

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Fieri Joins Calif. Lawmakers To Push Family Meals

By LIEN HOANG, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Celebrity chef Guy Fieri wants parents to prepare meals with their children every week, even if they don’t cook like a Food Network star. The Northern California restaurant owner and host of several food and reality TV shows dropped by California’s Capitol on Monday to promote a […]

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Emeril Lagasse To Cook Up New Show On Hallmark

LOS ANGELES – Emeril Lagasse will be heating up his pots and pans for a new cooking show on Hallmark Channel. The cable network said Friday the show will air daily starting late this year as part of its daytime programming block. It will be produced by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Lagasse has hosted shows on […]

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After Storms, Sun Shines Brightly on Rose Parade

BY: DAISY NGUYEN PASADENA, Calif. – After a holiday season of relentless rain in Southern California, the Rose Parade was bathed Saturday in abundant sunshine. Clear skies and chilly temperatures greeted the flowered floats, ponies and princesses that were set to roll down Colorado Boulevard at 8 a.m. Food Network star and popular cookbook author […]

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For Paula Deen, Everything’s Coming Up Roses

By MIKE CIDONI PASADENA, Calif. — Paula Deen is out of her element. Instead of a kitchen, the Food Network’s Southern-cooking queen was holding court Thursday in a lavish hotel suite. And instead of being home for the holidays in Savannah, Ga., she’s ringing in the new year serving as grand marshal of Saturday’s Tournament […]

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Food Network Cancels ‘Ace of Cakes’

BALTIMORE — Celebrity baker Duff Goldman hasn’t decorated his last elaborate cake, but he no longer has Food Network cameras following his every move. The network confirmed Sunday that it has canceled ‘Ace of Cakes,’ the reality show that followed Goldman and the colorful staff of his Baltimore bakery, Charm City Cakes. The network says […]

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