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Julia Child Was Wrong: Don’t Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

Julia Child Was Wrong: Don’t Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

| August 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

The doyenne of TV chefs imparted much wisdom to American cooks, but one piece of Child’s advice you should ignore is to wash your raw poultry before cooking. It spreads germs. Everywhere. Yet studies suggest 90 percent of Americans do it, so food safety researchers are launching a campaign to squash the habit.

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Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday:  Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + How Julia Met Jacques

Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday: Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + How Julia Met Jacques

She was a Paris-loving home cook from California. He was a classically trained French chef relocated to America. But when Julia met Jacques, a lifetime culinary friendship and television partnership was born. With videos from Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, a tribute video from Jacques, and a recipe for Caesar Salad Julia’s Way.

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Julia Child Remixed: “What makes a great chef?” (VIDEO)

Julia Child Remixed: “What makes a great chef?” (VIDEO)

| August 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

In celebration of her 100th birthday, Julia Child Remixed by John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, for PBS Digital Studios.

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Celebrating Julia Child’s Centennial: How “The French Chef” Became TV’s First Hit Cooking Show

Celebrating Julia Child’s Centennial: How “The French Chef” Became TV’s First Hit Cooking Show

How did Julia Child get her start as one of television’s most iconic chefs? In honor of Child’s upcoming centennial, we’ve got two classic black-and-white shows from her original series, The French Chef, plus her recipe for bubbling, cheese-topped French onion soup.

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Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat

Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pulling from Julia and Paul’s letters as well as Julia’s biographies, Minette’s Feast tells the story of how Minette came to live and eat with the Childs in Paris.

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Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + Essential Pépin Website

Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + Essential Pépin Website

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

This tribute video was created to honor Jacques Pépin and was shown at the 4th Annual New York City Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner on October 1, 2011. The new Essential Pépin website just launched and you can view four complete episodes before the program premieres as well as view entire episodes one week before they air on TV. Over 75 recipes are available online, which include large color photos not available in the book.

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Remembering My Mother’s Cookbooks

Remembering My Mother’s Cookbooks

From Julia Child to the Moosewood Cookbook, a Mother’s Day reminiscence on one writer’s Mom and her cookbooks.

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Julia Child loved La Super-Rica and so do I

Julia Child loved La Super-Rica and so do I

| August 22, 2009 | 5 Comments

Imagine Julia Child in her 80s, all six-feet two inches of her, standing in line to get tamales outside a dilapidated white shack with teal trim in Santa Barbara. If you think of Julia Child as the grand dame of culinary sophistication in the United States, this may seem hard to imagine. But if you think of Ms. Child as a true foodie, ready to seek out and experience cooking in its essence in the most unlikely of places, this image makes perfect sense.

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Julie & Julia: Movie Food, Obsession, & Boeuf Blog-uignon

Julie & Julia: Movie Food, Obsession, & Boeuf Blog-uignon

| August 18, 2009 | 11 Comments

The film doesn’t sufficiently sell Julie’s decision to blog about cooking her way through Child’s celebrated book. That on-screen moment is weak, her impetus glossed over like ripples in a cake’s frosting. Once Julie gets going, her resolve blossoms into a slightly creepy, worshipful obsession.

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The Mother of All Cooking Shows

The Mother of All Cooking Shows

| August 17, 2007 | 6 Comments

This week marks both the birthday and deathday, if there is such a word, of Julia Child. The fact that no one in my culinary circle has mentioned either event upsets me. Where are the parades? Is anyone laying a wreath of Bay Laurel on her grave? Some people old enough to do so talk […]

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Dorie Greenspan ~ Live and Online in Paris, Part II

| February 24, 2007 | 1 Comment

Last week I promised more Dorie and her heart-warming stories of life in France and cooking with Pierre Herme, Daniel Boulud and Julia Child. Voila….! It’s hard for me not to gush. I have found this oh so sweet culinary world to be acerbic so when one of the industry luminaries takes a moment to […]

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Dorie Greenspan ~ Live and Online in Paris

Dorie Greenspan ~ Live and Online in Paris

| February 16, 2007 | 4 Comments

Part I of II The support and endless encouragement of accomplished women in the culinary industry is in a word or two, profoundly inspiring. Whenever I am lost, down on myself, confused, pity party for 1 please, I know I can zip an email off to Jerry DiVecchio (Sunset Magazine), Linda Carucci (Cooking School Secret […]

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