Paula Deen

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Smithfield drops Paula Deen as spokeswoman

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it was dropping her as a spokeswoman. The announcement came days after the Food Network said it would […]

06/24/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Paula Deen re-scheduled for ‘Today’ on Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday, according to host Matt Lauer. Lauer’s announcement came Monday, three days after the celebrity cook abruptly canceled on the morning show, […]

06/24/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Food Network won’t renew Paula Deen’s contract

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past. The network said […]

06/21/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Could Paula Deen’s words bring down her empire?

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Georgia store on […]

06/20/2013

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Deen says she used slur but doesn’t tolerate hate

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice. […]

06/19/2013

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Crunchy, sweet doughnut-croissant packs bakery

NEW YORK (AP) — Oh the pull of that elusive reservation at the hot new restaurant. And double-oh the sweet and fatty decadence of a well-made dessert. Combine the two foodie emotions and you’ve got […]

06/05/2013

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Of droughts and foie gras angst – the year in food

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri’s behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D. Yet both eateries somehow shot to the top of the culinary zeitgeist in 2012, for this was the year of the viral restaurant review.

12/20/2012

Bourdain gets roasted by Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri

  NEW YORK (AP) — It’s comeuppance time for time for Anthony Bourdain. And by his tally, he deserves his lickings. Bourdain may have earned his culinary fame eating his way around the globe, but […]

10/11/2012

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