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When Julia Child Gives You Advice, Take It

Food Riot | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Fourteen years ago, Julia Child gave me the best career advice on earth. And I was too concerned about the poison oak above my upper lip to listen.

Farm To Fork Across America: Chef Stephan Pyles... Limitless In Texas

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Food
Julie Ann Fineman

The chef-based demand for heirloom nutrient dense foods is helping to re-establish forgotten produce and proteins devalued by the industrial food system, creating limitless possibilities.

Farm to Fork Across America: Netting the Spirit of Environmentally Responsible Fishing

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Food
Julie Ann Fineman

As part of their business family, fishers must be willing to go the extra mile to improve their practices. If necessary, some modify their fleet, including more selective nets and more fuel-efficient engines.

Culinary Do's And Don'ts From "The Worst Cook In America"

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Tinatin Japaridze

Who's going to hold your hand through yet another burnt batch of crepes and tell you to keep at it until you get 'em right?

"Worst Cook In America" Embarks On A Culinary Mission

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Tinatin Japaridze

My culinary "handicap" eventually became a joke among my closest friends.

QUIZ: Which Celebrity Chef Is Your Soul Mate?

Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste

Is the queen of butter, Paula Deen, your one true love?

Provence, 1970: a Review

Anne Maxfield | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Anne Maxfield

On the surface, Provence, 1970 would look to be the perfect read for the Accidental Locavore. It's about one of my favorite places, the South of Franc...

Mastering Boeuf Bourguignon

Anne Maxfield | Posted 02.02.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Whatever you think of Julia Child (and I'm a huge fan), it's always fascinating to make one of the recipes from the book. They're smart, well written, well edited and even when they start to get complicated, make sense.

Ode to Marcella Hazan

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Cheryl Carlesimo

The cover is gone from the first book and it is marked throughout on all of our favorite recipes. The second book is completely tattered and spotted with equal amounts of olive oil, wine and indistinguishable stains, the afterimages of the meals of our life together.

Women Roar, Even When They Cook

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Chef Rossi

All men wanted to do was come home to their mother's or their wife's home cooking, so why the hell was it so hard for them to accept us as chefs?

Marcella Hazan (1924-2013): The Julia Child of Italian Cooking

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.29.2013 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Until Marcella Hazan published her instantly classic cookbook, you went to a restaurant that featured Northern Italian cooking, had a meal that was destined for your top ten list, and returned home with a nagging question: This is simple food. Why can't I cook like this?

Evil, Thy Name Is Chicken

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

On the off chance you were one of the few Americans paying attention to the news in these waning days of summer, you may be forgiven for concluding that, in America, this was the week of the chicken. Seriously, chicken was everywhere.

My Dinner With Julia: The Role of Mentors

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 10.22.2013 | Good News
Steve DiFillippo

As August 15 was Julia Child's birthday, I thought it fitting to tell the world about the time the great chef slept with me.

Ashley Woods

Chef's Amazing 7-Course Tribute To Julia Child

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.15.2013 | Taste

We can't even imagine what we would make for her, but one chef has tried.

How Mastering The Art Of French Cooking Turned My Life Around

Judith Newton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Judith Newton

August 15, the anniversary of Julia Child's birth, is a good time to reflect on the role that her 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' played in many of our lives. It is was in cooking from' Mastering the Art', for example, that I made strides toward becoming an adult, creating my first home, and entering into the buoyant spirit of the sixties.

9 Incredible Women Who Succeeded Later In Life

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

Our society perpetuates the idea that success can only be obtained in youth -- or, if it's obtained later in life, it's the product of years of linear...

Six Lessons I Learned About Writing From Julia Child

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.06.2013 | Books
Steven Raichlen

Over the years, Julia gave me -- and legions of other writers -- lots of advice about writing. Not just cookbooks, but about living the writing life in general. Her advice proved invaluable when I set out to write my first novel, Island Apart.

7 Inspiring Celebrities Who Became Household Names After 50

Posted 07.26.2013 | Fifty

Here at Huff/Post50 our motto is "Life Begins After 50." The following seven celebrities prove that point. Here are seven examples of people who g...

The Female-Centric Comic Book Series We Love

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Sometimes it feels like we hear too little about role model-worthy women. But one man is trying to change that -- through comic books. Darren G. Da...

My Piece in the Middle East

Greg White | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Greg White

This week, Israel has been safe and was my best travel bet. She wears a lot of beautiful hats -- and I've been embraced and hugged by them all. I was respectful in my behavior and they returned the kindness. I'm not religious, but I pray the next person finds Israel as happy as I leave it.

Reclaiming the Kitchen: Women's History Month Meets the Food Justice Movement

Judith Newton | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Judith Newton

When I began to cook in the 1960s while getting my Ph.D., I was conscious of doing so in a way that would define me as different from my mother and my mother's life. She cooked Midwestern. I deliberately chose French. She baked apple pies. I composed Tarte Normande aux Pommes.

4 Things I Won't Miss When My Kids Leave Home

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

While out for a walk in my neighborhood this week, a mom I know, driving her well-used Suburban, called out to me. She has six children -- the youngest is in middle school, the oldest is several years out of college.

Meet the Real Sex Surrogate Portrayed by Helen Hunt in 'The Sessions'

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Going to a prostitute is like going to a restaurant. You choose what you want from the menu, you eat and you pay. With a surrogate, it's more like going to culinary school. You learn the recipes, you learn your way around the kitchen and then you go back to your life equipped with new skills.

Move Over, James Bond -- Seven Decades Later, Lady Spies Receive Their Due

Jennifer Niven | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Jennifer Niven

Nancy Wake, the former WWII spy called "The White Mouse" by the Germans for her ability to evade capture, died last year at 98. She received so many medals for service, "she lived out her old age on the proceeds from their sale." If only this were true of other women spies of WWII.

Have Some Fun With the 12 Days of Christmas

Neale Godfrey | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Every Christmas season there are lighthearted articles and news segments on the current cost of the gifts in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas." I have compiled a practical, fun and sometimes whimsical list of suggestions inspired by the ostentatious gifts from the song.