The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 2628/6078 EXP: 33347583 For next: 772515 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 1089/2093 EXP: 6576900 For next: 73790 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 114 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 576/5038 EXP: 23821748 For next: 560018 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 6 days 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: 78 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4193269 For next: 188976 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3082 days Last activity: 2925 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: 25306838 For next: 423808 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 379 days Last activity: 346 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: 66 Posts: 724/1083 EXP: 2456906 For next: 4958 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1189 days Last activity: 1159 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: 1508/3629 EXP: 15382229 For next: 436380 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 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: 88 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6477649 For next: 173041 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3285 days Last activity: 499 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: 10187597 For next: 166835 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 441 days Last activity: 287 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: 755799 For next: 10410 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 10 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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