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Letters: Dec. 2, 1966

Compliments to the Chef Sir: I just this minute brought TIME in from the mailbox, and had to thank you for it even before I read your cover story on Julia...

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...

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...

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...

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...