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Mastering the Art of French Cooking

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.

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.

It's Never Too Late to Be a Late Bloomer

Virginia Bell | Posted 01.16.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Bell

We all have our own individual timing and like flowers, we bloom at different seasons.

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.

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

Lea Lane | Posted 10.15.2012 | Food
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.

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.

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.

Why We Love Julia Child, The Champion Of French Cooking

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs We Love is a Valentine's Day tribute to those who have done great work in the culinary world -- to those who inspire us to not only eat well, bu...

Food Court: Winners And Losers Of The Week

Food52 | Posted 12.10.2011 | Food
Food52

In which Shelly Peppel and Fran Brennan, the editors of Food52 News, pass judgement on the week's top food news.   • Winner: The man...

Piano Chicken and Other Tales of Cooking Gone Wrong

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Holly Robinson

What makes the difference between a cook like Dan and somebody like me, whose efforts often result in meals like volcanic eggs, or those shortbread cookies I made where I forgot to put in the flour, even though that was one of just four ingredients?

Why We Use Cookbooks

The New Yorker | Adam Gopnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We say "What's the recipe?" when we mean "How do you do it?" And though we want the answer to be "Like this!" the honest answer is "Be me!" "What's th...

Tsunami Julia

Betty Fussell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Betty Fussell

Holding a mirror up to the nature of the American food scene is just too much for millions of us to stomach. We'd so much rather feed our hunger with images of Julia/Meryl's joy.

Julia Child Finally Hits #1 On New York Times Best-Seller List After 48 Years

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Almost 48 years after it was first published, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" by Julia Child is finally topping the best-seller list, bringing w...

Memories of Julia Child

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
EllynAnne Geisel

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

Julia Child Book Sales Skyrocket On Movie Buzz, Beat Julie Powell's Book

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — On paper and on screen, "Julia" is stealing the show from "Julie." Meryl Streep's performance as Julia Child in "Julie & Julia," whi...

Julia (and Other Famed Cooks) and Moi

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I was privileged eventually to meet Julia Child (see below) and the following legendary cooking writers who each connected with each other, and for a bit, with me.

Memo to Julie Powell of Julie & Julia

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sybil Adelman Sage

Everyone has heard of you -- the blogger who set out in 2002 to cook every recipe in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, which was turned into a book and then a movie.

She's Gotta Cook It: Julie & Julia Gets Rich

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

if you like food, friendship, romance, sex, comedy, Paris or New York, you'll probably love Julie & Julia.

Depictions of Julie & Julia Years Apart Show Their Differences

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

After seeing Julie & Julia I decided to read what was written about Julie Powell back when she was still actively engaged in her project.