Grace Coddington Featured on Vogue’s “Elettra’s Goodness”

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The fashion maven shares some of her favorite recipes

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Grace Coddington, creative director of American Vogue, is featured in an episode of the mini video series “Elettra’s Goodness,” hosted by Elettra Wiedemann, a model with a love of good food (and with a pop-up restaurant already under her belt).

In “Elettra’s Goodness,” Wiedemann visits stars—others include Blake Lively and Seth Meyers—in their home kitchens to share conversation and a meal.

Coddington shares her recipes for her favorite steak and Potatoes Dauphinois with Wiedemann and viewers, and the two cook together as Wiedemann peppers Coddington with questions about her experience as a model, and laughingly accuses her of being messy in the kitchen (a remark to which Coddington smiled, neither confirming nor denying its truth).

While making the Potatoes Dauphinois, a rich gratin dish that Coddington suggests “any Vogue person shouldn’t be making because it’s incredibly bad for you,” she expresses how much she likes to cook with someone.

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While the potatoes are in the oven, the two prepare the steak, which Coddington favors for its simplicity. “I like a grilled steak,” she says.