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Julia Child 100th Birthday

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

Henry Breed | Posted 01.08.2013 | Food
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.

In Honor of Older, Wiser Women

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 10.16.2012 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

Age is a funny thing. My contemporaries, mostly baby boomers, are wonderful, but none of them have ever told me to call them when I got home to make sure I was safe. None of them burst into song, much less with two-part harmony.

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

Anne Maxfield | Posted 10.16.2012 | Food
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.

A Road Trip for Julia

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 10.15.2012 | Food
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 | Food

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...

The 12 Best Julia Child Quotes Of All Time

Posted 08.15.2013 | Taste

August 15, 2013 marks what would have been Julia Child's 101st birthday. To celebrate the life of one of America's true culinary darlings, we've a...

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 | Food

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...

New Julia Child Biography Coincides With 100th Birthday

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 08.09.2012 | Food

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

PBS Reveals Celebration Plans For Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Posted 07.13.2012 | Food

August 15, 2012 would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday. To celebrate, PBS is giving us all the Julia we can get, starting August 5th. PBS wa...