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  • #1
    Julia Child
    “The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”
    Julia Child

  • #2
    Julia Child
    “I think every woman should have a blowtorch.”
    Julia Child

  • #3
    Julia Child
    “Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.”
    Julia Child

  • #4
    Julia Child
    “Fat gives things flavor.”
    Julia Child
    tags: food

  • #5
    Julia Child
    “You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.”
    Julia Child

  • #6
    Julia Child
    “It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.”
    Julia Child
    tags: food

  • #7
    Julia Child
    “Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.”
    Julia Child

  • #8
    Julia Child
    “Remember, 'No one's more important than people'! In other words, friendship is the most important thing--not career or housework, or one's fatigue--and it needs to be tended and nurtured.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #9
    Julia Child
    “You never forget a beautiful thing that you have made,' [Chef Bugnard] said. 'Even after you eat it, it stays with you - always.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #10
    Julia Child
    “In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.”
    Julia Child

  • #11
    Julia Child
    “Upon reflection, I decided I had three main weaknesses: I was confused (evidenced by a lack of facts, an inability to coordinate my thoughts, and an inability to verbalize my ideas); I had a lack of confidence, which cause me to back down from forcefully stated positions; and I was overly emotional at the expense of careful, 'scientific' though. I was thirty-seven years old and still discovering who I was.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #12
    Julia Child
    “Once you have mastered a technique, you barely have to look at a recipe again”
    Julia Child, Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking

  • #13
    Julia Child
    “Maybe the cat has fallen into the stew, or the lettuce has frozen, or the cake has collapsed. Eh bien, tant pis. Usually one's cooking is better than one thinks it is. And if the food is truly vile, then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile, and learn from her mistakes.”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #14
    Julia Child
    “Just speak very loudly and quickly, and state your position with utter conviction, as the French do, and you'll have a marvelous time!”
    Julia Child, My Life in France

  • #15
    Julia Child
    “We had a happy marriage because we were together all the time. We were friends as well as husband and wife. We just had a good time.”
    Julia Child

  • #16
    Julia Child
    “Just like becoming an expert in wine–you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford–you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. The you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.”
    Julia Child, Mastering the Art of French Cooking
    tags: food



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