Here are snapshots of the women in Spoon Fed and links to the original articles I wrote about them.
Born: Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1968
Most Famous For: Popularizing the 30-minute meal concept through books and a Food Network show and then jumping into super-stardom as a television personality and magazine editor.
First Time I Saw Her: Standing in her kitchen in her house near Lake George, New York, in October 2005.
Greatest Contribution to Food: Getting a generation of Americans into the kitchen to cook.
The Lesson: Be your authentic self, no matter people think.
The Story That Inspired the Chapter: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/19/dining/19rach.html