14 Clips of David Letterman Cooking With Everyone From Liberace to Daniel Boulud

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David Letterman announced today at a taping of the Late Show that he will retire in 2015. Our friends at Vulture note that, with more than three decades in the talk-show business, Letterman "has the record for longest working late-night host in TV history." Of course, several world-famous (and less-famous) chefs were among the thousands of guests who went on air, cooking everything from scrambled eggs to ice-cream concoctions made to look like Idaho potatoes. Here are 14 of the best.

Liberace, in full-on bling, cooking "Liberace's Individual Egg Caserole"

With Julia Child, in 1987
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With Jamie Oliver
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With Jamie Oliver and Tom Cruise
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And ... even more Jamie Oliver
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Eric Ripert, in 2009
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Eric Ripert, again, in 2011
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Daniel Boulud, in 1996
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José Andrés
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Martha, doing some late 20th-century holiday food
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Martha Stewart, pumpkins and chainsaws from 1991
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Alton Brown explains it all
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Stephan Yan introduces a large portion of America to stir-fries
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Recurring guest Bev Tanner, with her Idaho Ice Cream Potato dish, and antics
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David Letterman Announces Retirement [Vulture]