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Virginia boy to compete on Food Network's 'Chopped Junior'

Nov. 3, 2019 11:47 AM EST

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy from Virginia has been chosen to compete on the Food Network show "Chopped Junior." Jake Nelson, of Chesterfield, will appear on the season premiere on Nov. 12. The sixth-grader at Robious Middle School has been cooking for years. Mid-Atlantic dishes are his...

Richmond to be featured on Food Network capital cities show

Oct. 28, 2019 4:20 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A show filmed in Richmond by celebrity chef Guy Fieri will air next month on the Food Network. A news release says that "a classic deli" cooking modern tastes like duck pierogis and Jewish egg rolls will be feature on the "Cruisin' Capital Cities" episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and...

Fire badly damages Washington state food bank

Oct. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) — A food bank that serves roughly 1,100 people in Pierce County, Washington was damaged in a fire Friday, and officials don't yet know how much food, if any, can be saved. Families in need of food showed up throughout the day of the fire and were directed to other food banks for help,...

Custom-made cakes put smiles on the faces of ill children

Oct. 5, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Few things can sweeten the day of an ailing child like a beautifully frosted birthday cake. And few bakers know how to spin sugar and flour into an edible fantasy like the artisans of Icing Smiles. The organization has iced nearly 19,000 smiles since its inception in 2010, when Tracy...

"Barefoot Contessa" star Ina Garten is writing memoir

Oct. 2, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Celadon Books announced Wednesday that million-selling chef Ina Garten is working on a memoir, not yet titled. It's tentatively scheduled for 2023. Garten, longtime host of the Food Network's "Barefoot Contessa," has written such bestsellers as "Barefoot Contessa Parties!" and "Barefoot in...

NY Gov. Cuomo, Food Network star Sandra Lee announce split

Sep. 25, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Food Network star Sandra Lee have broken up after more than a decade of dating. The former couple announced the split with a joint statement issued Wednesday afternoon. "Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in different...

Television celebrity chef, restaurateur Carl Ruiz dies at 44

Sep. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television celebrity chef and restaurateur Carl Ruiz has died. He was 44. His New York City restaurant, La Cubana, confirmed his death in an Instagram post on Sunday. The restaurant said "no words can fully express our sadness at the sudden loss of their dear friend and brother." The cause...