publication date: Monday, April 25, 2005 (part of Round XXV)
clue: If you can't guess this chef in the next half hour, get out of the kitchen.
explanation: Ray was known for her 30-minute recipes, demonstrated in numerous cookbooks and a cooking show on the Food Network. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, and Justin Hampson
trivia: Scott originally created a different version of the goo, but decided that concealing Ray's face would make the goo even more difficult. The source photo comes from the cover of Ray's book 30-Minute Meals.