I’m an even less enthusiastic cook than Aileen, but for some reason, I love watching cooking shows. I find them soothing and have learned a great deal about basic cooking techniques. As a result, my cooking has gone from dreadful to slightly above mediocre. Hooray! This Katie Couric interview with Barefoot Contessa is a great place to start in getting to know one of America’s friendliest celebrity chefs.
Ina Garten has always been one of my favorite TV chefs to watch. She’s friendly and poised and her recipes are always simple, but elegant. Much like Aileen, when I want to make a dish to impress, I always turn to Ina and she never disappoints. Read more