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Julia Child

The French Chef's Centenary: Remembering Julia Child as a Cultural Diplomat

Henry Breed | Posted 01.08.2013 | Home
Henry Breed

I loved, admired, and applauded her for the same reasons that everyone else there did. But, in my case, there was one other reason as well: Julia Child was my godmother. She had excelled as spectacularly in that role as she had in her others.

For Your Bucket List: Shaved Fennel Salad

Laura Kumin | Posted 12.16.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

If you've never tasted fennel, put it on your bucket list. What is fennel? A perennial vegetable, fennel is a member of the carrot family, along with anise, dill, parsley, caraway and coriander.

An Unlikely Friendship

Leigh Flayton | Posted 12.04.2012 | Fifty
Leigh Flayton

Ten years ago, I met a man who was to become one of my dearest friends. Pedro Guerrero was 85; I was 32. Neither one of us was in the market for a new pal.

What To See, Read And Enjoy: Our Top Picks For October 2012

Posted 10.01.2012 | Fifty

Fall is in full swing and we've identified some of the top books, films and events to make the most of October. Between apple picking and fall foliage...

Making A Difference. The World of Giving -- Food Is Joy, Sustenance and a Great Way to Give!

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Did you know September is Hunger Action Month? Here are a few options for you to consider if you're asking, "Where is there hunger and how can I help?"

Julia Child Foundation In Legal Battle With Oven Maker

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.29.2012 | Home

BOSTON — A foundation set up by late chef Julia Child is locked in a legal fight with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens for touting her use of...

In Honor of Julia Child's 100th Birthday... Hamburgers?

Anne Maxfield | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Anne Maxfield

What do the French make with ground beef? For a cuisine that does really amazing things with leftover bits and pieces, ground meat of almost any kind rarely makes a solo appearance.

Julia Child and Me

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women
EllynAnne Geisel

As soon as she began talking about her husband, sadness misted her face, and I was no longer sitting across from an icon. I was in the presence of a woman who'd lost the love of her life.

My Tangential Connections to Julia Child, Who Would Have Been 100 Today

Lea Lane | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Lea Lane

Julia Child would have been 100 today. That anniversary reminded me of how huge a role Julia Child played for those of us who learned to cook in the 1960s and 70s.

Food for (Literary) Thought on Julia Child's Birthday

Dave Astor | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

With Aug. 15 being the 100th anniversary of Julia Child's birth, I figured a post about food in novels might be appropriate.

A Road Trip for Julia

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Denise Vivaldo

The time passed quickly with Stephanie telling me new Julia stories and me reminding her of my favorite moments with Julia. Julia loved having fun and if you were a friend you might have known she played the famous SNL/Dan Aykroyd piece at her own dinner parties.

Google Doodle Honors Julia Child

Posted 08.15.2012 | Home

To honor what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday on August 15, 2012, Google has created a cartoon image of Julia for its Google Doodle. The...

Happy Birthday, Julia And Thank You For The Gift

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

I was given a set of "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" in 1986 just after I had moved to France, which was a bit like bringing a pasta machine to Italy.

The 9 Best Julia Child Quotes Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.14.2015 | Taste

Julia Child was one of the world's most loved culinary personalities. She taught us how to poach an egg easily, she was a master of the five second (e...

Julia Child's Most Memorable TV Moments

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

On August 15, what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday, we celebrate a woman who did so much to change the culinary landscape of America. She...

WATCH: Julia Child Gets Auto-Tuned

Posted 08.14.2012 | Home

As you may have heard, August 15, 2012 would have been beloved chef and television personality Julia Child's 100th birthday. To celebrate, PBS Digital...

Bon Appétit! It's Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Julia was a complete original. She was who she was and always seemed to be having a great time. She never set out to change the world, educate the masses or become a best-selling author and TV star, but she accomplished all that, anyway -- with grace, humor and, of course, her signature sign-off: "Bon appétit!"

D.C. Restaurants Celebrating Julia Child's 100th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.09.2012 | DC

August 15 would have been Julia Child's one hundredth birthday. There are lots and lots of places around town for D.C. foodies, frites fans and Franco...

New Julia Child Biography Coincides With 100th Birthday

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 08.09.2012 | Home

-- "Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child" (Knopf), by Bob Spitz Before Bobby Flay and Emeril Lagasse, before Gordon Ramsay and Rachael Ray, be...

Ten Books to Celebrate Julia Child's 100th Birthday (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 10.09.2012 | Books
Rocco Staino

Gourmets and gourmands are pulling their ten Julia Child's cookbooks off the shelves to help celebrate the culinary icon's 100 birthday on August 15th. But foodies, lovers of pop culture and kids will also find a book to help celebrate Julia's birthday.

Comedy Bang Bang At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 8

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 1. Comedy Bang Bang At Howard Theatre Tonight will be D.C.'s comedy nerd prom. Favorites from the podcast and televi...

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.06.2012 | Books
Rozanne Gold

It was with avid interest that I devoured Julia Child's life's story whole. Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child -- told with affection and reverence by author Bob Spitz -- lifts an American icon from the cauldron of celebrity into a dish of comfort food.

Julia Child Supercut Set To 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Will Make Your Day

Posted 08.01.2012 | Home

It's always a joy to watch various clips of Julia Child, but we're pretty certain that this is the best we've seen. Why? Because this supercut is set ...

Books for the Intellectual Foodie

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 09.30.2012 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

Any intellectual seeking to build a balanced larder of knowledge would do well to embrace their inner Roman emperor, and familiarize themselves with food and the art of cooking -- even if their own culinary attempts go up in smoke a disconcerting amount of the time.

Meet Demi Guynes

Posted 07.18.2012 | Weddings

Most celebrity brides keep their maiden names after tying the knot. They've already established themselves, and with most celebrity marriages being pr...