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Photo: Celebrity Chef Forever Stamp/ Julia Child courtesy PRNewsFoto/United States Postal Service

U.S. Postal Service introduces Celebrity Chefs Forever Stamps

Some of the top celebrity chefs are gracing a limited edition of the Forever Stamp. The U.S. Postal Service put the new stamps into circulation last Friday. The legendary chefs honored: Julia Child, James Beard, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Edward (Felipe) Rojas-Lombardi. These food connoisseurs showed us how to integrate ” international ingredients and recipes with American cooking techniques and influence” to spark up our meals and tantalize our palate. “These chefs invited us to feast on regional and international flavors and were early — and ardent — champions of trends... Read More →

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Photo: PR Newswire --- Four legendary film directors John Ford, Frak Capra, Billy Wilder, and John Huston honored by U.S. Postal Service today May 23, 2012

Updated:Four legendary film directors showcased in new stamp series

The U.S. Postal Service gave some serious props to four big screen giants today: John Ford, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, and John Huston. The film directors appears in a new Forever stamp series, according to a PR Newswire. Behind each director’s photo is a scene from one of his famous movies: Ford “The Searchers,” Capra “It happened One Night,” Wilder “Some Like It Hot,” and for Huston, “The Maltese Falcon.” “With these stamps, we’re bringing these filmmakers out from behind their cameras and putting them in the spotlight so that... Read More →

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Photo Gallery: New Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp

The 9th stamp in the American Treasures series was released yesterday, and it featured a classic work by renowned American Painter, Winslow Homer. The new 44-cent stamp pays tribute to Homer by displaying his “Boys in a Pasture,” an oil-on-canvas painting completed in 1874. In a PR Newswire press release, U.S. Postal Service Spokesman, Ross Philo, said Homer is very deserving of the honor: “Indeed, it’s been said that Winslow Homer did for the United States what the French Impressionists did for Europe. He showed the beauty of a place and the people who lived... Read More →

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