Breakout Stars of the Year

They stood out from the pack in '05. We can't wait to see what happens next ...


The TV cook has the recipe for a really sweet year:
• Mix four shows on the Food Network with five best-selling cookbooks.
• Turn up the heat with the November launch of Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine and a talk show slated for next fall.
• Blend in a September wedding to lawyer John Cusimano.
• Maintain homespun sassiness. "I live exactly the same way now as I did," says Ray. "I just have better shoes."