At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.

Robert Farrar Capon

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Sherri Shepherd I have hair that I audition with, my sitcom hair which is a curly wig. I have my long chic hair that I wear to my son's school so they know I'm not playing around. I always tell people that my husband gets a different woman every night when I come home from 'The View.' Hair makes you feel a certain ...

Robert Farrar Capon

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