Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse to Appear on the Cover for the First Time;
Everyday Food Brand Continues Growth Across Multiple Platforms
NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everyday Food, the easy-to-use,
digest-size cooking magazine published by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia,
welcomes guest columnist Emeril Lagasse, the newest member of the Martha
Stewart family, in the July/August issue (on newsstands June 23). Emeril
unveils his column -- "Kick It Up - Everyday with Emeril," which features
eight pages of grilling ideas perfect for summer barbeques in this issue. To
coincide with the premiere column, Martha and Emeril appear on the magazine's
cover. Additionally, on Monday, June 16, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Emeril will join
Martha for a special edition of At Martha's Table airing on Martha Stewart
Living Radio on SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Channel 112.
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"Everyday Food readers are in for a real treat with Emeril's new column.
With these fabulous recipes, we should all plan to enjoy a lot of barbeque
this summer and look forward to sampling even more of his delicious recipes in
the months ahead," stated Martha Stewart, MSLO Founder.
Recipes in Emeril's July/August column include Simple Ribs, Fish
Provencal, Caribbean Chicken, Macaroni Salad and Green Bean Salad. In
September, Emeril will continue to share original, seasonal meal solutions
inspired by his family, his friends, and his travels. Each dish in "Kick It
Up" will be fast, easy and delicious with the innovative ingredient
combinations that are Emeril's signature.
"I'm very excited about my new column 'Kick It Up' in Everyday Food," said
Emeril Lagasse. "In upcoming issues, I'll share my favorite recipes to make
cooking at home even more flavorful and fun. The July/August column
celebrates summertime with my family's much-loved recipes prepared on the
grill. First up: my son's favorite BBQ ribs. Now that's what I call kicking
Growth on Multiple Platforms
Launched initially as a magazine in 2003, Everyday Food is celebrating its
fifth anniversary this year and has expanded beyond print. Everyday Food is
now the #1 rated cooking show on PBS, followed by Everyday Baking from
Everyday Food, a complement to the original show. Editor Sandy Gluck and home
cook Betsy Karetnick host the Everyday Food radio show daily from 11:00 a.m. -
1:00 p.m. on Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS Satellite Radio Channel 112.
Additionally, in the coming weeks, Emeril will join as a guest on Everyday
Food's "Dinner Tonight" blog which offers recipe ideas daily at
Everyday Food's rate base increased to 900,000 with the January/February
2008 issue, the sixth increase in the magazine's five-year history. The
magazine has experienced double-digit growth in newsstand sales as well as
healthy bonus circulation (greater than 5%) with subscriber satisfaction
ratings at an all-time high.
In July, Everyday Food and Dream Dinners will begin a month-long program
showcasing Emeril's Fish Provencal recipe from the July/August issue in
franchise locations nationwide.
About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media
and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique
lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Publishing segment encompasses
four magazines, including the company's flagship publication, Martha Stewart
Living, periodic special issues and books. The marthastewart.com website
provides consumers with instant access to MSLO's multimedia library, search
and find capabilities, recipes, online workshops, community and
personalization, as well as wedding-planning tools powered by WeddingWire. The
Broadcasting segment produces such programming as the Emmy-winning daily,
nationally syndicated television series, ''The Martha Stewart Show,'' and
Martha Stewart Living Radio, channel 112 on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. In
addition to its media properties, MSLO offers high-quality Martha Stewart
products through licensing agreements with carefully selected companies,
including the Martha Stewart Collection exclusively at Macy's, Martha Stewart
Everyday at Kmart, Martha Stewart Crafts with EK Success, Martha Stewart for
1-800-Flowers.com and a co-branded food line with Costco. In April 2008,
Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands; MSLO acquired the
assets related to Lagasse's media and merchandising business, including
television programming, cookbooks, and emerils.com website and his licensed
kitchen and food products. For additional information about MSLO, visit
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