Anyone who's seen Mastering the Art of French Cooking knows that Julia worked with a co-author: Simone Beck. The two women had a smash on their hands, but all was not rosy:
The egg can be one of your very best friends, as Julia shows us in this vintage French Chef from 1964 (Mad Men time!), which features "eggs for elegance."
Writes pantry-saint Michael Pollan, "You may think of [Child and Steinem] as antagonists, but that wouldn't be quite right. They actually had a great deal in common... and addressed the aspirations of many of the same women."