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Gina De Palma, Erica De Mane & Divya Gugnani

Episode: 35

This week, on the last Main Course of 2009, Katy Keiffer gets ready for the holidays with pastry chef Gina De Palma and food blogger Erica De Mane. Also on the show, Divya Gugnani.

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