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  • 'Avatar,' 'The Hurt Locker' Lead Oscar Nominations

    'Avatar,' 'The Hurt Locker' Lead Oscar Nominations
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The science-fiction sensation "Avatar" and the war-on-terror thriller "The Hurt Locker" lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow....
  • Q&A with Art Smith

    Q&A with Art Smith
    Art Smith is having quite a winter. He turns 50 on March 1 — the same day he celebrates Common Threads' fifth annual World Festival fundraiser at Soldier Field, which boasts (for $250 a ticket) dishes prepared by Rick Bayless, David Burke, Tyler...
  • Mother's crepes still inspire

    Mother's crepes still inspire
    The family crepe tradition started after the parents spent a week in New York attending a family wedding. They enjoyed fancy, filled crepes at the wedding brunch and were instantly hooked on the delicate French pancakes. The search for a suitable crepe...
  • U.S. foods, Parisians just don't mix

    U.S. foods, Parisians just don't mix
    As an American native living in France, I happily accepted when a Parisian hostess invited me to dinner and proposed that each guest bring a traditional dish. I decided to make my first cheesecake. I telephoned a small but renowned American food shop in...
  • Tribute to Mary Kitchen

    Tribute to Mary Kitchen
    Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
  • The Morning Fix: Exodus at 'X Factor.' Stuntmen want their Oscar.

    <b>The Morning Fix:</b> Exodus at 'X Factor.' Stuntmen want their Oscar.
  • Turning to a French source on tomato sauce

    Turning to a French source on tomato sauce
    I would bet that most people, when they think of tomato sauce, they think Italian. In fact, tomato sauce is found the world over. It's even one of the five sauces that the French call "mother" sauces (along with bechamel, veloute, espagnole and...
  • Nouveau Napa

    There's Napa, the valley. And then there's Napa, the city. Napa, the valley, is the realm of chef Thomas Keller's French Laundry in Yountville and Francis Ford Coppola's Niebaum-Coppola winery in Rutherford, of the luxe Meadowood resort in St. Helena and...
  • The Grand Dame of American Cookery Lends Her Name to a Napa Restaurant

    The to-do list goes something like this: Scale way back on all earthly possessions, ridding yourself of books, pots and pans. Move to a much smaller place 3,000 miles away. And slap your name on a restaurant. It's a pretty ambitious schedule if, say, you'...
  • The age of indulgence gets its own Gourmet

    When the magazine of good living produced the first Gourmet cookbook in 1950, the world was a very different place. Europe was war-ravaged, while America was rich, innocent and giddy — the perfect setting for a new Europe, but with better plumbing...
  • Diary of a chef wannabe

    Julie Powell was in a rut. Teetering on the brink of 30, living in a tiny apartment in a distinctly unglamorous outer borough of Manhattan, working at a government secretarial job she invariably describes as "soul-sucking," she figured what her life...
  • A Little Tart, A Lot of Character

    A perfectly ripe plum of the perfect variety, harvested on the perfect summer day, shipped and stored in the perfect way and delivered to you when you are in the perfect frame of mind to enjoy it--this is a rare pleasure indeed. When you hit upon this...