The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook

Before long, you'll be cooking like Mrs. Patmore.

Recipes: "Franch" Dressing

For Breaking Bad fans only, on the heels of blue glass candy comes a recipe for Madrigal Electromotive GmbH's signature "Franch" dressing. What, no "Cajun Kick-ass"?


Anthony Bourdain to Host CNN Show

Launching in early 2013, Anthony Bourdain will host a new weekend series on CNN "shot on location and exami[ing] cultures from around the world through their food and dining and travel rituals."


Law & Order & Food

You have the right to remain delicious. Via coudal.


Simpsons Episode to Feature Food Celebs, Marge as Food Blogger

The likenesses of Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Gordon Ramsay, and Wolfgang Puck, among others, will be featured in an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons" in which Marge will reportedly take up food blogging. D'oh!


Sesame Street Intreoduces "Food Insecure" Muppet

An upcoming "Sesame Street" special on hunger will feature a cameo appearance by "Lily," "a 7-year-old girl representing one of the 17 million American children that the Department of Agriculture estimates are 'food insecure,' meaning their access to food is limited or uncertain." Via Grub Street.


Alton Brown Issues "Fanifesto"

In advance of his upcoming book tour, the Food Network's Alton Brown has issues a detailed "Fanifesto" detailing how he should be treated in public, from signing autographs (yes) to talking to him in the bathroom (no). Via eater.


Breastaurant TV

Long Island breastaurant Canz will be the basis for a new VH1 reality show. Via eater.


Too Much Food TV?

Has the explosion in food television programs reached a saturation point?


Mario Batali Coming to Daytime TV

A rotating cast of hosts, including chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon, will helm ABC's new daytime talk show "The Chew."