Monday's "Rachael Ray
" show featured a "Kitchen Call" to Jessica Gattenby of Raytown.
To be honest I'm not sure how a Kitchen Call usually works, but in this case Jessica had apparently made a recipe sent in by another viewer, and Rachael was calling to see how it turned out. The dish's name sounded OK -- pasta frittata -- but essentially it's last night's leftover spaghetti and your morning eggs all mixed up together. Kinda makes my stomach turn to think about it.
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Jessica and daughter Mariah, however, liked it, so maybe it's worth a try. Here's the
(or at least a similar one) from Ray's site.
Unlike Oprah and her Skype calls, this call was low-tech: As Jessica (and Mariah) talked to Rachael on the telephone, viewers saw a picture of mom, daughter and the spaghetti eggs.
Best of all for Jessica: The show is sending her $500. Apparently an actual check, not just Nabisco products and Rachael Ray cookbooks.
| Tim Engle, firstname.lastname@example.org