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Harold McGee writes that the flavor of most vegetables exists to deter others from eating them — which may explain the pungency of mustard greens. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Unlocking The Mysteries Of Good Cooking

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Like a Packed Cupboard But Quiet Un Caddie Renverse dans l'Herbe
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Spaghetti with Sweet 100 Tomatoes One Ring Zero
Blazing Saddles Ennio Morricone
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Child, who made French cuisine feel accessible to Americans, died in August 2004 at age 91. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Julia Child On France, Fat And Food On The Floor

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Dans la Nuit Louis Sclavis
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On Tap Los Straitjackets, Kaiser George & the Hi-Risers et. al.
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Mark Bittman explains how to make more than 2,000 vegetarian recipes in How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian. "We raise animals now in what can only be called an industrial fashion," he says — and hopes the book encourages people to cut back on their meat consumption. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Mark Bittman Explains 'How To Cook Everything'

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Let's Eat Home Dave Frishberg
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That Face Barbra Streisand
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