09/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Julia Child Finally Hits #1 On New York Times Best-Seller List After 48 Years

Almost 48 years after it was first published, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" by Julia Child is finally topping the best-seller list, bringing with it all the butter, salt and goose fat that home chefs had largely abandoned in the age of Lipitor.

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