When Rachael Ray launched her magazine, according to an insider, the editorial team had to put together a style guide that included all the TV cook’s favorite expressions. (Yum-o could have been “yummo,” but ended up as “yum-o,” which is now also the name of Ray’s nonprofit organization promoting healthy eating among families.) Of course, this comes as little surprise, seeing as EVOO is now officially a word in the dictionary.
For a bit of Friday fun, see YumSugar‘s Top 10 Wackiest-Named Rachael Ray Recipes, including her Green Gobble-‘Ems Garlic Bread Chunks and Why-the-Chicken-Crossed-the-Road Santa Fe-Tastic Tortilla Soup.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 28, 2009