The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 142 Posts: 2628/6110 EXP: 34829348 For next: 139167 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 6 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: 89 Posts: 1089/2103 EXP: 6875885 For next: 40043 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 98 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 130 Posts: 576/5154 EXP: 25644117 For next: 86529 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 11 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: 78 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4345959 For next: 36286 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3447 days Last activity: 3290 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: 131 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 26228335 For next: 196355 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 745 days Last activity: 712 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: 67 Posts: 724/1083 EXP: 2549633 For next: 43253 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1555 days Last activity: 1525 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: 115 Posts: 1508/3701 EXP: 16416609 For next: 394806 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: 89 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6713557 For next: 202371 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3651 days Last activity: 865 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: 101 Posts: 1265/2781 EXP: 10566355 For next: 151357 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 807 days Last activity: 162 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: 409/494 EXP: 797885 For next: 25663 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 119 days Last activity: 6 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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