The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 144 Posts: 2628/6145 EXP: 36659389 For next: 51005 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 44 days Last activity: 7 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: 1089/2106 EXP: 7204357 For next: 264584 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 19 days Last activity: 10 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: 133 Posts: 576/5218 EXP: 27380456 For next: 472284 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 23 hours Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 4536125 For next: 43362 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3921 days Last activity: 3763 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: 27376002 For next: 476738 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1218 days Last activity: 1185 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: 2664963 For next: 63851 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 2028 days Last activity: 1998 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: 1508/3718 EXP: 17250203 For next: 73942 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 2 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: 7007363 For next: 181273 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 4124 days Last activity: 379 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: 11037707 For next: 52298 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1280 days Last activity: 71 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: 835415 For next: 48474 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 451 days Last activity: 166 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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