Mashed potato for ice cream: Why food on TV is never as tasty as it looks 

Imagine a day job where you’re tasked to create alien whale meat and drizzle Peking duck sauce over prosthetics. That’s the life of Hollywood food stylist Janice Poon. She honed her chops in the early 2000s on A Nero Wolfe Mystery, and after time away as a writer and children’s book illustrator, she returned to the…