Remember when we reviewed various celebrity chefs? Paula Deen got our approval, but we mentioned that her cooking will stop your heart, literally. Well, lots of people (including Paula herself) joke about how much butter she uses. But, this recipe tops the list. Sent in by Stephen: Paula’s Fried Butter Balls. Essentially it’s deep fried butter.

Also sent in by Stephen, a recent article by Cleopatra Andreadis talking about the love of bacon. The video is fun, and there’s talk of bacon cake, bacon toilet paper, bacon brownies, bacon tomales, and more!

The Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade 2009 is coming up, Saturday, April 25, from 1 – 3pm. It starts on Broadway and 41st street and heads down to 24th street, where it terminates in Madison Square Park Madison Square Park. Then there will be free Punjabi vegetarian food for 50,000 people! The menu is set to include curries, rice, and fresh naan. The event is sponsored by the Sikh Cultural Society of Richmond Hill, Queens and is a celebration of Vaisakhi, a holiday marking the founding of the Sikh religion more than 500 years ago.

The 2009 Cabaret Gourmet fundraiser is coming up on Monday, April 27, from 7 – 9:30pm at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse American Airlines Theatre Penthouse. You may remember that we attended the 2008 Cabaret Gourmet. We enjoyed it and felt it was a good deal especially if you drink. The event offers theatergoers and gourmet-food aficionados the opportunity to mingle in an intimate setting and taste dishes prepared by well-known chefs from around the city. Participating chefs include Chef David DeCarlo from Angus McIndoe, Chef Nancy Olson from Gramercy Tavern, Chef Mickey Price from Market Table, Chef Josh Eden from Shorty’s .32, and Jessica’s former mentor, Chef Jehangir Mehta from Graffiti.

Tickets to Cabaret Gourmet 2009 begin at $75. For reservations and information, contact Matt Morrow at 212-398-2977 or email [email protected]. For updates on celebrity guests, featured chefs, auction items and more, please visit

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