June 24, 2008By Lynn Leahey Posted: Jun 24, 2008
I have never been much of a cook, and to be honest, I used to skim over the cooking features we did with actors. It was like reading the review of a book on, say, accounting. I'd never read the book, so why bother with the review? (No offense to accountants out there — if you make your career as the editor of a soap opera magazine you don't have to be a whiz at math.) But over the past year I have tried to improve my cooking skills. It started with learning how to turn on the grill and progressed to the point where, while I wouldn't actually buy a cooking magazine, when friends give them to me I actually look through them and try some of the recipes. So when Winsor Harmon gave us a recipe for green bean casserole, I read it not just with an eye for misplaced commas. Winsor had to be coaxed into sharing his grandmother's recipe, and it has a secret ingredient I wouldn't have predicted. I don't want to spoil the surprise, so check the July 8 issue of Digest, with Stefano on the cover, for the details.