Posts tagged "julia child"

Love Icons: Julia And Paul Child’s Legendary Romance

My boyfriend Nick and I have been together for almost 10 years, but that doesn’t mean I’ve stopped looking for love advice or claim to know any secrets. To the contrary, I’m constantly on the hunt for inspiration, insight, and practical wisdom. I love asking long-term couples how they’ve managed to stay together for so…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 13, 2014

7 Delicious Pieces Of Life Advice From Julia Child

One of my best talents is reading buzzed-about books 5-10 years after they come out. If you’re ever browsing at a bookstore and a woman nudges you in the arm to whisper conspiratorially about a great new author she just discovered named David Foster Wallace, well, that’s probably me. In keeping with my late-to-the-literary-party theme,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 7, 2014

Remembering Julia Child

Today would have been the 100th birthday of chef extraordinaire Julia Child, who some of us remember from her cookbooks, some of us remember from her TV shows, and some of us just know from Julie & Julia. Today, in her memory, treat yourself to a little butter! [Bitch Magazine]
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Jessica Wakeman / August 15, 2012

Julia Child Gets Auto-Tuned For Her 100th Birthday

Tomorrow would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday and PBS has released a remix in her honor. First Mister Rogers, then Bob Ross, now Julia Child? PBS, you’re so hip. [USA Today]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 14, 2012

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Julia Child

Think of Julia Child and the word “sexy” might not come to mind. But then think about all you could do if she were suddenly a sexy Halloween costume. Imagine a short, coquettish apron to show off legs. And a spatula to punish naughty trick-or-treaters.

Leonora Epstein / October 7, 2009

Julia Child: In America, A Feminist Icon; In France, Not So Much

Thanks to motion picture hit “Julie & Julia,” Julia Child’s image has been experiencing a feminist revival, as reflections on the movie have meditated largely on what the “French Chef” did not only for American cuisine, but also for the women who cooked it. True, there’s no denying Child was a woman who made a…

Leonora Epstein / September 18, 2009

We See Chick Flicks: “Julie & Julia”

Starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams
Directed by Nora Ephron

The Lowdown: Here’s what I wish the title of this movie was: “Julia.” Period. No Julie, just Julia.

Julie, who you probably know as the blogger and author who cooked through Julia Child’s recipes in a year, is a drip. Julie (a…

Leonora Epstein / August 10, 2009

Trailer Park: “Paper Heart,” “Julie And Julia,” “G.I. Joe: The Rise Of The Cobra”

TGIF, ladies! It’s been a long week and you deserve to treat yourself. This weekend, the perfect treats are the openings of “Paper Heart” and “Julie and Julia”! I’m not sure how Julia Child felt about popcorn, but I know she’s down with butter, so go for it. Oh, yeah, and “G.I. Joe: The Rise

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 7, 2009

First Look: “Julie & Julia”

The trailer for “Julie & Julia” is out, and it looks amazing. Starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, the movie is based on Julie Powell’s blog-to-book in which she documented cooking a Julia Childs recipe everyday for a year. It was written by Nora Ephron, so how could it go wrong?! But did…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 4, 2009

Women Who Rock: Julia Child

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

JULIA CHILD (1912-2004)

Was there more to America’s first celebrity chef than what we read and saw? Most definitely. Julia Child had a past that most wouldn’t believe, and a number of accomplishments that chef…

Amy Brantley / March 23, 2009

Ten Awesome Women In The News

Sure, there are plenty of stories in the news about women stabbing their husbands and the like, but there are also ladies who are doing spectacular things these days, especially right now with the Olympics going on. Below, ten fabulous females who make us proud.

Dara Torres
The oldest Olympic swimming medalist ever at…

Catherine Strawn / August 18, 2008