Rosie Daley

Rosie Daley
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As one of 13 children growing up in New Jersey, Rosie shared the responsibilities of cooking for the large family, and learned her way around a kitchen.

Rosie Daley
Rosie's Featured Recipe
Mock Caesar Salad

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Rosie Daley explored many areas of the food world when she was honing her craft. She worked in produce stores, health-oriented cafés, major commercial restaurants, and for corporations such as Ocean Spray, all of which allowed her to explore all aspects of her chosen field.


This work eventually let her to the position of head chef at the acclaimed Cal-A-Vie spa just north of San Diego, California. It was there that Rosie met Oprah Winfrey, who was so impressed with her delicious, nutritional cuisine that she invited Rosie to be her personal chef.


As Oprah’s chef, Rosie developed healthful, tasty and uncomplicated dishes for her employer and at the same time gained a notable reputation in the food world. After five years working for Oprah, Rosie published her first cookbook, In the Kitchen with Rosie: Oprah's Favorite Recipes, in 1994. The book has sold more than six million copies in hardcover, making it one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time.


Latest Recipes

Un-Fried Chicken

If you're watching what you eat but still crave some fried chicken, then this recipe for Un-Fried Chicken will hit the spot! This easy chicken recipe uses yogurt in place of buttermilk, which is a substitution that is definitely worth a try. This recipe makes 12 pieces and is perfect for a quiet dinner at home. If you're looking for side dishes to serve with this chicken recipe, then take a look at the author's recipe for Mock Caesar Salad as a way to round out the meal.

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Curried Mushroom Soup

This soup is tangy in its mildest rendition, and just gets hotter, depending on the strength of the curry used. For added tastebud tingl...

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Mock Caesar Salad

Gone here are the fat-laden oil and anchovies associated with traditional Caesar recipes, along with the increasingly suspect raw egg. In...

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Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon and Garlic

Delicate angel hair pasta demands a light and elegant sauce, such as this simple white wine mixture flecked with bits of fresh tomato an...

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Spinach Fettucini with Ginger Chicken

This is one of the prettiest pastas you’ll ever see. Splashes of yellow squash and red bell pepper set off the green spinach noodles and...

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Pasta in White Clam Sauce

A low-fat buttermilk-and-cornstarch mixture is the key to this pasta’s creamy white sauce. Sweet canned clams provide a pleasing contras...

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In this beautiful dish jet-black mussels, pale gray clams, and vibrant red lobster tails lie on a bed golden saffron rice, surrounded by ...

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