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Happy 100th Birthday, Julia Child

Today is Julia Child’s 100th birthday, and both the culinary and pop culture worlds are celebrating.

Author Julie Powell on Meat and Marriage

Writer Julie Powell's debut book Julie & Julia endeared her to aspiring cooks everywhere. The project started as a blog — chronicling the year she spent cooking...

The Joy of Cooking.

There are, of course, two Julias in Nora Ephron's new movie Julie & Julia. One is short and petite, the other extraordinarily tall and pleasantly beamy. One...

Sheila Lukins

If you want to understand the impact Sheila Lukins had on American cooking, start with her breakfast strata. Usually made from little more than dull layers of...

5 Memoirs That Are Worth Your Time

MY LIFE IN FRANCE JULIA CHILD She loved France. She loved French. She even loved the French. But what Julia Child, all 6 ft. 2 in. of her, loved most was the...

Food: 6 Shows Worth Their Salt

TV and food have always gone together, from Julia Child's soufflés to the potato-chip grease on your remote. But when there are so many gustatory shows, how do...

Most Of '85: Goodbye to Gumbo and All That

This has been a banner year for food lovers. Ever more bizarre victuals found their way to specialty grocery stores, and a frenzy of new restaurants swept across...

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