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Great Marques—The BMW Story

Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) started life as an aero engine manufacturer in Munich, Germany in 1916, before diversifying into road vehicles....

A New Brand for Bond

The world of top-level espionage never stands still. Maverick MI6 agent, James Bond, may have become inextricably linked with Aston Martins,...

Amaretti Biscuits

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 8¾ oz (250 g) marzipan paste, 1 cup + 1½ tbsp (220 g) sugar, 1 pinch salt,...

Almond Biscotti

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 4 1/3 oz (125 g) almonds, ¼ tsp baking powder, 1 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp (175...

Elvis Presley and Me

Through my close friendship with Elvis, I know the truth about him . . . facts that have never been revealed...

Superminis

The small-car template set in the mid-1970s matured in the '80s. Front-wheel drive, a transverse four-cylinder engine with the gearbox and...

Christmas Tree Brownies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 6 oz (170 g) dark couverture chocolate, 1 cup + 1½ tbsp (250 g) butter, 6 eggs,...

Mini Christmas Cupcakes

MAKES 1 MINI-MUFFIN PAN (WITH 36 MINI-MUFFINS) For the dough: 1 1/3 cup (200 g) chopped sultanas, 1 1/3 cup (200 g) chopped...

Performance 4x4s

Fast cars took a radical new direction in the 1980s. Led by Audi’s Quattro, a new generation of performance machines adopted...

Renault 5 Turbo

A true pocket-rocket, the 1980 Renault 5 Turbo was clearly related to the company’s popular Super Cinq, but in terms of...

Walnut Espresso Cookies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp (100 g) soft butter, 1/3 cup (70 g) fine sugar, ½ whisked...

Peanut Butter Cookies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 1 large egg, ½ cup (115 g) soft butter, ½ cup (125 g) crunchy peanut butter, ½...

Elvis Presley and Me

Through my close friendship with Elvis, I know the truth about him . . . facts that have never been revealed...

A Gal For My Sal Mineo

Sal’s starting to bring girls home for dinner . . . Pa looks to see if they’re pretty like Ma ....

The 1980s Advancing Technology

“Mud, snow, water, woods—you can take a rented car anywhere. True, you can’t always get it back—but that’s not your problem,...

Stylish Coupés

There was a greater choice of affordable, high-style coupes in this decade than there had ever been before. Some had two...

Snowcaps

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 3½ oz (100 g) dark couverture chocolate, ¼ cup (50 g) butter, 1/3 cup (60 g) fine...

Christmas Cookies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 312 oz (100 g) mixed nuts if desired, 5¼ oz (150 g) assorted dried fruits if desired,...

Great Marques—The Porsche Story

A galaxy of legendary road and racing cars has carried the Porsche family name since 1948. There is an unbroken lineage...

Mid-Engined Marvels

Sports cars at all levels adopted a race-proven, mid-engined layout in the 1970s. Mounting the motor amidships provided extra cornering agility,...

Poppyseed Plum Cake

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 6 eggs, 2 egg whites, ¾ cup + 2½ tbsp (180 g) sugar, 2 ¾ oz (80...

Invasion Of The Roadsters

In the 1970s, North America simply couldn’t get enough of imported sports cars, and demand especially from the “sunshine states” was...

Quirky Small Cars

Fast can be fun, but these cars demonstrated that there were plenty of other ways to get your motoring kicks. From...

Filled Linzer Cookies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 1 cup (220 g) soft butter, 2/3 cup (80 g) powdered sugar, 1 tbsp vanilla sugar, 1...

Chocolate Cassis Pockets

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 1 cup + 3 tbsp (150 g) flour, 1 pinch baking powder, 2 tbsp + 2 1/3...

Hatchbacks

Hatchbacks were the big trend of the 1970s. Within a few years almost all small cars had adopted the front-engine, front-wheel...

Great Marques—The Ford Story

Henry Ford was the first motor manufacturer to use mass-production techniques, and his Model T was the best selling car of...

Joan Collins’s Other Life

Here for the first time anywhere are the family pictures of Joan Collins as a frantic, fabulous child and girl, running...

Basel Biscuits (Hard Spice Bars)

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 2/3 cup (100 g) blanched almonds, 2/3 cup (100 g) shelled hazelnuts, 1 cup (100 g) shelled...

Exotic Saloons And Tourers

Increasingly sophisticated technology made the best saloons and GT cars even better as the 1960s turned into the 1970s. At the...

Out And About In A Concept Car

Giorgetto Giugiaro’s Italdesign was the most influential car-design bureau in the world in the 1970s. The Alfa Romeo Alfasud and Volkswagen...

Three Types of Aachener Printen

FOR 2 TRAYS For the dough: (250 g) sugar beet syrup, 1 level tsp potash, ¼ cup (50 g) granulated brown sugar, 2...

How He Proposed

She may be an old married lady, like Janet and Jane and Debbie—she may be a brand-new bride like Marisa and...

Springerle Cookies

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 2 eggs, 2 cups + 4 tsp (250 g) powdered sugar, ½ tsp vanilla sugar, 1 pinch...

High-Performance Saloons

Premium saloons were offering all sorts of routes to performance and panache. The old-school method was to drop a big, lazy...

Mazda Cosmo 110S

Named for an era when the world was caught up in the excitement of the international space race, the diminutive Cosmo...

Vintage Paparazzi Star Fashions

You’re off to school, or maybe this year, you’re office-bound. Either way, you’ll score high with the teacher or boss (not...

Vintage Paparazzi Travel Fashions

Travel neatly: For the trip, glamorous Mamie Van Doren wears fullskirted, sun-tone suit of crisp. cotton. (We added blouse.) Blazer jacket...

Gingerbread Cookies

MAKES 2 TRAYS For the dough: 14 oz (400 g) sugar beet syrup, 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp (100 g) butter, ½ tbsp...

Nuremberg Gingerbread

MAKES 1 TRAY For the crust: 5 eggs, 1¾ cups (350 g) sugar, (125 g) ground almonds (blanched), ¾ cup + 1 tbsp...

Great Marques—The Toyota Story

Toyota was at the forefront of the Japanese motor industry’s move into exports in the 1960s, establishing satellite plants around the...

British Sports Cars

The classic front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, soft-top sports car appeared to be under threat from all directions in the 1970s. New US emissions...

Why Jack Lemmon Left His Wife?

I’ve seen a lot of heartbreak and tragic misunderstandings, but after talking to Jack and Cynthia (separately, in private) about their...

Vintage Paparazzi Fashion Presents

COOL VACATION CLOTHES   Anne Baxter models our buy-of-the-month dress of pink cotton and orlon, with deep-cut scoop neckline softened by tiny tear...

Chocolate-Covered Spice Cookies

MAKES 2 TRAYS For the dough: 4 eggs, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1¼ cups (150 g) powdered sugar, 1 pinch salt, zest from...

Honey Cake

MAKES 1 TRAY For the dough: 1½ cups (500 g) honey, 2/3 cup (a little bit more than 1/8 1) vegetable oil, 1¼...

Up In Scott Brady’s Place

ROLL OUT THE BARREL, BRING ON THE POKER CHIPS—SCOTT BEADY’S MODERN SET-UP HAS EVERYTHING BUT DANCING GIRLS TO MAKE A BACHELOR...