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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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Gourmet Magazine, In Print, Goes Online!

Gourmet Magazine, In Print, Goes Online!

| January 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

About 16 years ago, right before I began cooking professionally, I met with a chef who gave me some advice about the path I was about to take. She said I had two choices: culinary school or just get into kitchens and learn from the bottom up. Behind curtain number two was a short list […]

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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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Must See TV: Posh Nosh

| June 15, 2007 | 5 Comments

There is very little that needs to be said about Posh Nosh. It speaks for itself. Earlier this week, I was dining with friends at the most expensive restaurant in the universe when the topic of Posh Nosh came up. I had to fess up to my ignorance regarding the show, but I was intrigued. […]

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