Rachael Ray has become a queen in the kitchen, making recipes sexy and a trademark. Rachael has transformed cooking into simplicity through her Food Network stardom. Rachael began on a 30-minute time slot for an Albany, N.Y local station. Food network was so impressed that they brought Rachael to the spotlight in 2001 when she became the leading woman in 30 Minute Meals. She transformed the intimidating task of cooking into an every person’s job. She herself became a multimillion-dollar brand, starring in four different Food Network Shows. Besides her shows, Rachael has over 13 best selling cookbooks, selling over 12 million copies. Today she hosts an Emmy Award-winning daily talk show.