Rachel Ray: "I'm More Than Just A Cook

(CBS/AP) Foodie mogul Rachel Ray is miffed that people wonder what she was doing hosting a music showcase at indie music fest SXSW last week.

"I guess people think that I just live in a kitchen but I love music, every type of music," she told The Associated Press as she cooled off from the Texas heat in an air-conditioned bus.

"I listen to jazz, my husband and I go to the opera a few times a year, we both love indie rock, go to a lot of indie rock shows. It's not surprising to me," she continued. "I know that I'm more than just a cook. I think that's why people probably thought it was so weird but I married a man who has an indie-rock band, so how is it that weird when you really think about it?"

Ray didn't miss out on an opportunity to do what she does best, though. The celebrity chef created three recipes for the event, including a seven-layer slider and a vegetarian macaroni and cheese, which were among the dishes served up to the packed crowd.


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