The 7 - Random - Dammit. Julia Child dead.
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 139 Posts: 2628/6025 EXP: 32188066 For next: 279461 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 5 hours
AIM: # 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: 1089/2089 EXP: 6406461 For next: 244229 Since: 1.8.02 From: Phoenix-ish Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 3 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: 125 Posts: 576/4881 EXP: 22158275 For next: 295952 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 22 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: 77 Posts: 1173/1528 EXP: 4100535 For next: 90613 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 2866 days Last activity: 2709 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: 129 Posts: 1805/5065 EXP: 24747182 For next: 302539 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 164 days Last activity: 131 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: 2400529 For next: 61335 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 974 days Last activity: 944 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: 111 Posts: 1508/3592 EXP: 14814106 For next: 54300 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 8 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: 87 Posts: 1773/2042 EXP: 6334374 For next: 58425 Since: 3.1.02 From: Philly Since last post: 3070 days Last activity: 284 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: 99 Posts: 1265/2781 EXP: 9957423 For next: 42612 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 226 days Last activity: 72 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: 409/482 EXP: 725450 For next: 40759 Since: 16.1.02 From: Silicon Valley Since last post: 71 days Last activity: 4 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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