The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 140 Posts: 2628/6071 EXP: 32981521 For next: 304966 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 3 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 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: 88 Posts: 1089/2093 EXP: 6512907 For next: 137783 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 23 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: 127 Posts: 576/4996 EXP: 23281075 For next: 445556 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 8 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: 77 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4154223 For next: 36925 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 2991 days Last activity: 2833 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: 130 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 25071194 For next: 659452 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 288 days Last activity: 255 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: 66 Posts: 724/1083 EXP: 2433174 For next: 28690 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1098 days Last activity: 1068 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: 112 Posts: 1508/3612 EXP: 15132680 For next: 205573 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 88 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6417323 For next: 233367 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3194 days Last activity: 408 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: 100 Posts: 1265/2781 EXP: 10090696 For next: 263736 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 350 days Last activity: 196 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 Kolbasz Level: 47 Posts: 409/482 EXP: 734975 For next: 31234 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 196 days Last activity: 4 hours # 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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