Why Maida Heatter is a goddess
The Free Sheet
Historic figures to come to life
Somehow, Aunt Honey had what it takes to prepare that spectacular Jell-O mold
National museum of trivialized history
Slumgullion: Stew's a classic from Mother
Cauliflower offers entertainment on winter weeknights
A classic old sauce gets new treatment
Brenda B. Bridge
Richard E. Haefner, 76, wine consultant, ad agency owner
Cindy Wolf earns nod from Beard foundation
from PLATE to PEN
Great Gratins Fresh vegetables are dressed with rich cheeses in delicious French casseroles.
Sweet talk has paid off for Maida Heatter Career: She caught the attention of the food world when she created elephant omelets in 1968. Now her name is synonymous with extraordinary desserts.
Hillary Clinton: life in the soft lane
The Italian way : Once more from the top, cookbook author Marcella Hazan offers a personal lesson in pasta, sauces and other essentials.
From the other side of the world Cookbooks: New collections are scented with spices of India and Southeast Asia.
International matters bear the weight of the world Anniversary: Foreign Affairs celebrates its 75-year publishing history with a lineup of major players, past and present, in business, academia and diplomacy.
Variety on tap at annual picnic in Clarksville
Ann Willan focuses on basics of good food Teacher: The cookbook author and founder of La Varenne emphasizes simple dishes that any cook can prepare.
Snip and savor Fresh herbs don't need to be any farther away than your kitchen windowsill.
Cooks on video show you how, not how much
Thankful for the meat
Booked to Cook Festival: Weekend fair gives the author of 'Death by Chocolate' a chance to share what he knows about just desserts.
Family fare without the meat Vegetarian: New products put fulfilling menus within easier reach, even on the busiest weeknight.
FAIR FAVORITE Winner: A queen of cuisine looks forward to state fair competition as a chance to add ribbons to her halu of more than 100.
The joy of cooking is in the watching
Better Late Than Ever Books: Like so many other success stories, author Brendan Gill excelled early. But, going strong at 81, he prefers to focus on those who seem more fitted to a big finish.
Artful enthusiasm for exquisite food Skills: From years of world travel, Walters director Gary Vikan has brought home a passion for mastering recipes; Kitchen Encounters
Joan Lunden points the way Cookbook: 'Joan Lunden's Healthy Cooking' charts her dieting success and may inspire many others.
Healthy eating is easier Life's plan: Dr. Dean Ornish's latest cookbook gives you a blueprint for meals that will set your heart a-beating.
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Madonna puts her spin on the news Immaterial girl? Singer talks about the O. J. verdict, race relations, politics and the pope.
Frank Sinatra swings and Martha Stewart swags
First lady of frills Aglow: When they made Martha Stewart, they broke the mold. It's probably better that way, though the rest of us can still enjoy the fantasy.
Dinner turns into a class act Chefs' special: Former students will serve what they learned in honor of renowned French culinary teacher.
MEATLESS MARVELS The how-tos of planning a vegetarian wedding meal
Cal takes his lumps
Little things mean a lot less fat
Division of labor at home proves divisive
In age of hate radio, a talk-show host who tries to inform
In the kitchen with Julia Child -- cooking for TV
Lighter diets still have room for tasty desserts Low-Fat Delights
When you say, 'Hello, Carol,' you meet the folks she mimics
PBS should have learned to zero out the think-o-meter
Good Use of TaxesI am married and...
The selling of PBS: Here's what you could see Big Bird and Co. would have nowhere to hide
Julia Child celebrates 25 years on TV
PBS takes its case to Washington and to the media TURNED ON IN L.A. SPRING PREVIEW