Trisha Yearwood and Kelis take to the kitchen to cook up TV careers

Grammy Award-winning singers, it is generally assumed, spend the majority of their time writing and performing music. But when country superstar Trisha Yearwood, who last released a studio album in 2007, launched her recent U.S. theater tour, it was actually to give herself a break from her career as a best-selling cookbook author and the star of her own Food Network show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen."

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