4/25/14–One of Wilmington’s own is in the Rachael Ray Great American Cookbook Competition. Fanny Slater flew to New York as one of the show’s five finalists. The winner of the competition will receive a book deal with Rachael Ray books, which is an imprint of The Atria Publishing Group. Slater is a Wilmington-based caterer and food writer. A press release from the show quotes Slater as saying her life is a “recipe composed of cherished culinary encounters”. Slater told the show that if she won, her cookbook would take her favorites dishes from childhood into new dishes that would “inspire imagination in the kitchen”. Be sure to check back here later today for behind-the-scenes clips of Fanny Slater on the show. And you can watch Slater compete Monday on the Rachael Ray Show at 9 a-m here on C-B-S 10 W-I-L-M.