The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 144 Posts: 2628/6132 EXP: 35987417 For next: 722977 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 90 Posts: 1089/2103 EXP: 7074987 For next: 113649 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 397 days Last activity: 13 hours # 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: 132 Posts: 576/5199 EXP: 26776199 For next: 355805 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 32 min. # 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: 79 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4466856 For next: 112631 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3746 days Last activity: 3589 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: 132 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 26957957 For next: 174047 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1044 days Last activity: 1010 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: 2622972 For next: 105842 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1853 days Last activity: 1823 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: 116 Posts: 1508/3714 EXP: 16960389 For next: 363756 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 85 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 89 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6900342 For next: 15586 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3950 days Last activity: 205 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: 102 Posts: 1265/2781 EXP: 10866058 For next: 223947 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1105 days Last activity: 168 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: 48 Posts: 409/495 EXP: 822628 For next: 920 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 276 days Last activity: 2 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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