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Kate Gosselin

Book Festival serves up a menu of unusual cookbook authors

The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors. Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday), caterer and former restaurateur Connie Crabtree-Burritt (noon Sept. 28) and Bradley Willits, executive chef at the B&O American Brasserie (noon Sept. 29 ). The most recognizable names among the visiting authors are not necessarily associated with the world of cooking. Realty TV personality Kate Gosselin ("Dancing with the Stars," "Kate Plus 8") will talk about her new book, "Love is in the Mix: Making...