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David Rushing, the executive chef of Washington University in St. Louis’s DUC, can’t throw his weight around in the kitchen anymore. No, he hasn’t been demoted — he’s just half the man he used to be, after participating in ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss.

In the early fall, grapes are a perfect seasonal pairing to a subtly spicy and delicious curried chicken salad with an almond crunch. Apples or pears can be substituted for grapes, depending on geographic location and season. Serves 4.

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After hosting 13 middle school girls from a Girls, Inc. summer program, Bon Appétit Pastry Chef Lasheeda Perry created a special Napoleon pastry that brought Girls, Inc. $10,000 at its first annual fundraiser dinner, Taste!

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The USDA’s MyPlate food guidance system can indeed help you avoid gaining the unwanted pounds that result from too many food choices plus too much time in front of your computer.

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Brian Trykar, the executive chef at a corporate Bon Appétit café in Rancho Cordova, is a big fan of the actor Bill Murray. So much so that when a Bill Murray-themed art show was announced in San Francisco, he jumped on the opportunity to get involved in the best way he knew how — by cooking.