September 22nd, 2010
12:46 PM ET
"30-Minute Moonshine," anyone?
That very well could have been the name of celebrity cook Rachael Ray's popular Food Network show if she had followed some of her grandpa's recipes.
"My grandfather ran liquor during Prohibition, and he made some good hooch," the kitchen whiz turned talk-show host says in the current issue of New York magazine. Ray, 42, can also vouch for the fact that the tipple was top-notch because she tasted it herself.
"He'd put wine in my baby bottle because I didn't like milk or formula, and I'd get rosy cheeks and pass out," the cookbook author tells the magazine. "He thought I was a good baby. Basically, I was just drunk."
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