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Food: Everyone's in the Kitchen

(See Cover) The TV camera zooms in for a close-up and focuses on her hands. She may be dicing an onion, mincing a garlic clove, trussing a chicken. Her...

Television: The Hampshire Saga

Way back in 1961, British Actress Susan Hampshire had a bash at Hollywood. Or, as she called it, "the Land of the Bottom Pinchers," where all the men have...

Letters: Dec. 9, 1966

On Center Stage Sir: Perhaps with Winthrop Rockefeller as Governor [Dec. 2] Arkansas will be the stage where the conflicts between the North and the South are...

A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 25, 1966

TIME's cover this week is a Thanksgiving tribute to good cooks everywhere—and particularly to the Lady with the Ladle, Julia Child. When the story went to press...

Pleasures, Guilty And Otherwise

Lev Grossman, TIME book critic: I think of you as a pretty highbrow reader. I'm hoping you'll tell me you have some guilty pleasures. Radhika Jones, TIME...

Meryl as Maggie in The Iron Lady: A Stunt of Genius

It’s a truism, and therefore largely true, that American actors approach the characters they play from the inside out — psychoanalyzing the role, then finding...

The Joy of Cookbooks.

The truth about cookbooks is that you only need a few of them. You need a basic one that tells you what goes into potpie; you need a couple for specialty fields...

Chef Lit.

The hero of George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London makes his living as a plongeur, which is what French people call the dishwasher/gofer/house elf in a...

Chef Lit: Kitchen Writing

The hero of George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London makes his living as a plongeur, which is what French people call the dishwasher/gofer/house elf in a...

Movies

FUNNY GUYS. CAVEMEN AND CLASSIC COMEDIANS Brüno How could Sacha Baron Cohen follow his Borat smash? By playing an Austrian fashion guru in another shock-mock...

Business Books.

In-N-Out Burger: A Behind-the-Counter Look at the Fast-Food Chain That Breaks All the Rules By Stacy Perman Collins Business; 345 pages Hamburgers. Fries. Soft...

Food: How to Choose the Right Wine

The world of wine is complex and global in scope. That makes it a perfect match for the Internet, which excels at reaching across geographic boundaries and...

Advanced Italian

What's in a name? New York City's French Culinary Institute (FCI), arguably the most comprehensive cooking school in the U.S., is acting on the modern American...

Capital Assets

Washington is a city of famous museums--the Smithsonian, the National Archives, even the White House. But could those attractions be too famous? Visitors who are...

Eat American!

"Welcome to America!" What sounds like the official greeting at a U.S. international airport is in fact the standard hello to customers at one of New York City's...