So simple, but most of us forget it.
I should have admitted right then that I couldn't cook. But he married me anyway, and it took me nearly 20 years of marriage -- during which I have melted through pots (even a Le Creuset, once), forgotten to put flour in cake recipes and even set toasters on fire -- before I finally gave up.
Yet this year on opening day, rather than being one of the first through the doors, I sat home on my couch, feeling anything but inspired. Then my phone chimed the sound of a text coming through, a friend who always flies in for StarChefs.
It was the synergy of the celebrity chefs that served as the glue for this memorably unique Vegas weekend.
Your brain's recognition system is neither simple nor always predictable. Have you ever felt sure you'd seen your friend's face in a crowd only to realize that you'd just creeped out a stranger by staring too long?
I had issues with "Top Chef" last season -- a lot of issues -- and though "Top Chef: Seattle" feels like my old favorite reality competition show again, I am still a bit wary.
Time and again, this president has ducked the tough issues. He's put his own job security over your retirement security.
Things got uncomfortable at the "Top Chef: Texas" (Wed., 9 p.m. EST on Bravo) reunion when Andy Cohen asked defeated finalist