Fran Bigelow

Fran Bigelow studied at the California Culinary Academy. Her chocolates are favorites in Seattle, where she runs two branches of Fran's Chocolates, and her thriving mail-order and Internet business can be found at www.franschocolates.com. Los Angeles food writer Helene Siegel has written more than forty cookbooks, including the Food Network's "Too Hot Tamales and the best-selling "Totally Cookbook series.

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