The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 137 Posts: 2628/5926 EXP: 30208512 For next: 664421 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 hour
AIM: # 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: 86 Posts: 1089/2079 EXP: 6106716 For next: 35415 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 3 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: 121 Posts: 576/4625 EXP: 19567303 For next: 489451 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 16 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: 76 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 3944384 For next: 61695 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 2514 days Last activity: 2357 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: 127 Posts: 1805/5041 EXP: 23635804 For next: 90827 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 2 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: 65 Posts: 724/1083 EXP: 2305484 For next: 30156 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 621 days Last activity: 592 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: 109 Posts: 1508/3498 EXP: 13696863 For next: 262827 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 10 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: 86 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6093116 For next: 49015 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 2718 days Last activity: 440 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: 98 Posts: 1265/2768 EXP: 9502551 For next: 151836 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 2 hours # 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: 46 Posts: 409/473 EXP: 678293 For next: 33486 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 190 days Last activity: 37 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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