The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 143 Posts: 2628/6112 EXP: 35228606 For next: 603289 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 44 days Last activity: 19 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: 90 Posts: 1089/2103 EXP: 6954758 For next: 233878 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 216 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: 131 Posts: 576/5179 EXP: 26144396 For next: 280294 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 9 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: 79 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4393836 For next: 185651 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3565 days Last activity: 3407 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: 132 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 26517274 For next: 614730 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 862 days Last activity: 829 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: 2578684 For next: 14202 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1672 days Last activity: 1642 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: 1508/3709 EXP: 16650554 For next: 160861 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 21 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: 89 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6787526 For next: 128402 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3768 days Last activity: 23 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: 10685060 For next: 32652 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 924 days Last activity: 279 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: 409/495 EXP: 809148 For next: 14400 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 95 days Last activity: 18 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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