The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 2628/6085 EXP: 33510395 For next: 609703 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 6 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: 1089/2094 EXP: 6603369 For next: 47321 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 3 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: 128 Posts: 576/5045 EXP: 23955286 For next: 426480 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 2 hours Last activity: 48 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: 78 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4206537 For next: 175708 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3113 days Last activity: 2956 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: 25386911 For next: 343735 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 411 days Last activity: 377 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: 2464968 For next: 127918 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1220 days Last activity: 1191 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: 113 Posts: 1508/3631 EXP: 15443441 For next: 375168 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 5 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: 6498148 For next: 152542 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3317 days Last activity: 530 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: 10220521 For next: 133911 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 472 days Last activity: 319 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: 409/488 EXP: 758196 For next: 8013 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 16 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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