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Valerie Bertinelli loved cooking long before acting

Long before acting became her bread and butter, Valerie Bertinelli fell in love with another passion: cooking.

The star, who rose to fame in the mid-1970s on “One Day at a Time,” watched her mother and extended family whip up different dishes as a child and quickly became enamored by it.


Valerie Bertinelli, seen here on the set of "Family Food Showdown," is the host of the new Food Network series. ...