Bulk Up for the Recession; Rachael Ray’s Suggestive Video

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In these tough economic times, New Yorkers are turning to comfort foods like burgers, cupcakes, and chocolate. [NYDN]

What would Anthony Bourdain's fantasy party be like? "Chef Marco Pierre White and Keith Richards would be throwing something on the barbie in a back yard in Red Hook." [NYP]

More melamine-tainted Chinese candy has been found in the U.S., this time in Connecticut. [NYT]

Employees at the River Caf saved a "very disoriented" woman who was swimming near the restaurant for reasons that are unclear. [Brooklyn Eagle]

If Bobby Flay likes his competitors on Throwdown, he won't really try to best them in the cooking challenge. [Life Vicarious]

Four words: Rachael Ray corn porn. [HuffPo]