The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 145 Posts: 2628/6151 EXP: 37199967 For next: 404205 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 1 Posted on 13.8.04 1408.01 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1408.51 http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=578&e=2&u=/nm/20040813/ts_nm/people_child_dc This makes me very sad. Promote this thread!
emma Cherries > Peaches Level: 91 Posts: 1089/2111 EXP: 7329937 For next: 139004 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 49 days Last activity: 2 days # 2 Posted on 13.8.04 1438.20 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1438.36 She was absolutely wonderful -- I think I've seen every show she's ever done, & own nearly all her books. The first "gourmet" things I ever made came out of her books, because of her shows. And I still rely on her recipes & techniques all the time. (D'ya suppose there'll be any good food at the wake? :-) ) *teardrop*
Matt Tracker Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 576/5246 EXP: 28002634 For next: 584414 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 10 hours # 3 Posted on 13.8.04 1502.00 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1504.53 There would be no Food TV without her. So she gave us Good Eats, Emeril, Mario and Ming, Iron Chef (yea!) and Bobby Flay (bastard!). Wasn't she the first PBS celebrity?
PalpatineW Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4596530 For next: 186459 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 4075 days Last activity: 3918 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 13.8.04 1550.33 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1552.49 She lived a good 91 years. Definitely worth a tip of the cap. It's up to Jacques Pepin to carry the torch now.
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 27740552 For next: 112188 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1373 days Last activity: 1340 days # 5 Posted on 13.8.04 1635.55 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1636.02 The first thought that came to me was the SCTV bit with "battle of the PBS Network Stars" and the Mr Rogers vs Julia Child boxing match.
Teppan-Yaki Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 724/1083 EXP: 2701564 For next: 27250 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 2183 days Last activity: 2153 days # 6 Posted on 13.8.04 1732.10 Reposted on: 13.8.11 1732.41 Watching Julia Child cook on WTTW when I was a young kid spurred me into wanting to actually cook stuff other than Macaroni & Cheese today. I'll always remember the turkey incident when it dropped on the floor and she shrugged it off. That's what I loved about her.
pieman As young as he feels Level: 117 Posts: 1508/3722 EXP: 17507258 For next: 340690 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 11 hours # 7 Posted on 14.8.04 0532.45 Reposted on: 14.8.11 0537.08 Originally posted by odessasteps The first thought that came to me was the SCTV bit with "battle of the PBS Network Stars" and the Mr Rogers vs Julia Child boxing match. My vision is Dan Akroyd doing his imitation on SNL when he had the spurting blood bit.
vsp Andouille Level: 90 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 7100689 For next: 87947 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 4279 days Last activity: 534 days # 8 Posted on 14.8.04 2008.12 Reposted on: 14.8.11 2011.27 Originally posted by pieman My vision is Dan Ackroyd doing his imitation on SNL when he had the spurting blood bit. "Save the liver!" Child loved the parody and spoke fondly of it. It's always a shame to lose someone who knows better than to take themselves too seriously.
The Thrill Banger Level: 103 Posts: 1265/2781 EXP: 11187351 For next: 284094 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1435 days Last activity: 69 days # 9 Posted on 16.8.04 0825.50 Reposted on: 16.8.11 0829.03 Originally posted by pieman Originally posted by odessasteps The first thought that came to me was the SCTV bit with "battle of the PBS Network Stars" and the Mr Rogers vs Julia Child boxing match. My vision is Dan Akroyd doing his imitation on SNL when he had the spurting blood bit. Glad I'm not the only one who thought of that. Transcript!
Madame Manga Boudin rouge Level: 49 Posts: 409/495 EXP: 846566 For next: 37323 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 606 days Last activity: 321 days # 10 Posted on 17.8.04 2301.56 Reposted on: 17.8.11 2302.32 Her long and pretty darn healthy life is the best argument I can imagine for ingesting all the rare red meat, real butter, French pastries and good wine you can get your hands on. I'm a whole-grain type for everyday, but for special occasions, I still pull out "Mastering The Art of French Cooking" and go to town. To hell with vegan diets and fake low-fat, sugarless nonfoods; live to eat well! MM
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