Jessica Seinfeld Cookbook Lawsuit Dismissed

Missy Chase Lapine, who claimed Jessica Seinfeld's best-selling Deceptively Delicious was a rip-off of Lapine's Sneaky Chef cookbook, has lost round 2: the Second Circuit Court of Appeal threw out Lapine's lawsuit yesterday. [NYDN] » 4/27/10 12:20pm 4/27/10 12:20pm

The Sneaky Chef author Missy Chase Lapine, hot on the heels of having just sued Jessica Seinfeld over the striking similarities between her own book and Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious, has just inked a deal to do yet another installation in her series. Lapine's latest book is to feature even more ways to hide fruits… » 1/17/08 6:45pm 1/17/08 6:45pm

The Seinfelds have had un petit tiff! Jessica, it seems, has other talents other than, um, steaming, pureeing, and self-promoting: She also can't stop talking. On Barbara Walters' Sirius radio show, Jessica admitted that she hated Jerry making Bee Movie because it meant too many hours away from her and the kids, and… » 11/29/07 4:30pm 11/29/07 4:30pm

Will the shameless promotion of Jessica Seinfeld by her husband ever cease? In addition to insisting on his wife's utter genius as a chef and author Jerry Seinfeld has now taken to proclaiming the little missus worthy of a sitcom. Says Seinfeld, "I guess if I did another sitcom it would be about marriage. I'd just… » 11/26/07 9:45am 11/26/07 9:45am

Jessica Seinfeld was on the The View today, and in between bites of "deceptively delicious" food, Barbara Walters asked Seinfeld to elaborate a little on the scandal surrounding her cookbook Deceptively Delicious. Jessica Seinfeld: "I can understand why [Missy Chase Lapine, author of The Sneaky Chef] would've been… » 11/19/07 2:30pm 11/19/07 2:30pm

If You Care About The Seinfelds, You're In Luck

Is it time to feel bad for Jessica Seinfeld? We don't know why she was the subject of a story in yesterday's New York Times, and whether or not she cheated on her first husband with Jerry and whether or not she lied about this when it first happened eight years ago. Hiding spinach in brownies is stupid and giving… » 11/05/07 4:30pm 11/05/07 4:30pm

Not only is Jessica Seinfeld a possible plagiarist, she's also a possible pusher. MediaPost wonders if "Mrs. Moneybags is pushing a gateway brownie," because toddlers who grow up "with their brownies spiked with spinach grow up with an affinity in their later years for the kind of brownies that come with stronger… » 11/05/07 10:45am 11/05/07 10:45am

We Will Eat Your Babies, Slash Your Tires

Writer Mimi Sheraton (the first female chief food critic at The New York Times) has taken on Jessica Seinfeld's bestselling book Deceptively Delicious. Says Sheraton of the controversy on the similarities between Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious and Missy Chase Lapine's The Sneaky Chef: "I say: a plague on both their… » 10/25/07 2:45pm 10/25/07 2:45pm

Jessica Seinfeld: The New James Frey? Or Kaavya Viswanathan?

More trouble in Oprah-author land! The talk show host's new bestselling BFF, Jessica Seinfeld, is being questioned over her guru guide on healthy eating for kids,Deceptively Delicious. Today's New York Times and Wall Street Journal report that Ms. Seinfeld's book bears an uncanny resemblance to a cookbook already out… » 10/19/07 11:30am 10/19/07 11:30am

Famous spouse/foodie/smug married Jessica Seinfeld is back on Oprah today. Husband Jerry is is Oprah's legit guest, but of course Jessica is there alongside him. Not only will Oprah not shut up about Jessica's new book and how much she loves it, but Oprah relates that, as a thank you for having her on the show last… » 10/15/07 4:45pm 10/15/07 4:45pm

Jessica Seinfeld's "Deceptively Delicious": Kinda Deceptive, Not So…

We were wary when we first saw Jessica "Mrs. Jerry" Seinfeld on Oprah last week, heralding the benefits of steaming and pureeing the shit out of vegetables and then "hiding" them in kid-friendly foods so that kids will stop throwing temper tantrums at the dinner table and actually eat their vegetables. Because if you… » 10/15/07 2:00pm 10/15/07 2:00pm