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Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Wired crunched some numbers on the recipes from Food Network's website with some interesting results. From their findings: Bacon improves the reviews of every type of dish except pasta and dessert; at least 19,628 chickens have died in the preparation of Giada De Laurentiis recipes; and chili really is popular in Texas. [Wired]