In this Feb. 15, 2002, AP file photo, Julia Childs shows off her recently remodeled kitchen in her Montecito, Calif., home. Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her television series and books, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004.
The Eatocracy blog is celebrating Julia Child's 100th birthday by providing little known facts you may not have known.
More facts can be read here.
Question (from Christa Hazel): I remember my mother scoff at trying any of Julia's recipes. She said she didn't have the time or the amount of butter needed to do that stuff. I would like to make Coq au Vin but mainly just so I can say, “Coq au Vin.” Have you or your mother ever tried any of Julia's recipes?