Rachael Ray

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Rachael Ray is a "New York Times "bestselling author of more than twenty cookbooks, including "Week in a Day", "My Year in Meals", and "The Book of Burger". She is the host of the Food Network's "30 Minute Meals "and "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off", and the Cooking Channel's "Week in a Day". She is also the star of the syndicated talk show "Rachael Ray"; founder and editorial director of her own lifestyle magazine, "Every Day with Rachael Ray"; and founder of the Yum-o! organization, a nonprofit that empowers kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking by teaching families to cook, feeding hungry kids, and funding cooking education and scholarships.