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Julia Child: Boutez en Avant

15 Jul 2009, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in chefs & restaurants

Cooking is not a chore, it is a joy. Dining is not a fuel stop, it is recreation. – Julia Child “Full steam ahead.” It is a phrase that would serve as a mantra for the ebullient woman that was Julia Child. This giant of character, spirit, and stature changed the meaning of cuisine for a culture with its feet firmly implanted in a quagmire of frozen dinners and canned, limp ingredients. (Here is where I am supposed to say: “We have come so far!” But have we? More on that in a moment.) As a child, I was enthralled…