Welcome to KQED Food's Julia Child portal where you can find recipes, books, videos, audio stories and historical information about Julia Child. August 15, 2012 would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday and PBSFood celebrated 100 years of Julia Child by sharing never before streamed episodes of her classic shows as well as tributes from celebrity chefs.
Read the story of how Julia Child met Jacques Pépin at KQED's Bay Area Bites
Watch Jacques Pépin's centennial celebration tribute video to Julia Child.
Julia Child's Mashed Potatoes (Bob Edwards' Thanksgiving Fantasy Feast)
Cinnamon Toast Flan (a Bread Pudding)
Baking With Julia (PBS)
Julia and Jacques: Cooking at Home (cookstr)
Julia Child 100 (WGBH)
Julia Child Obituary The California Report: Aug. 13, 2004
Full 6-part oral history interview with TV chef Julia Child. Ms. Child discusses her first television show The French Chef created in 1962 for Boston's PBS station WGBH which was on the air until 1973. In 1978, Ms. Child returned to public television with Julia and Company. She talked about being a regular on Good Morning America throughout the 1980's. In b-roll, Ms. Child also presents some of her favorite cooking utensils and appliances. Conducted June 25, 1999 by Michael Rosen.
Meryl Streep talks her role in the movie Julie & Julia. The photos are stills from the film in which Meryl Streep plays Julia Child.
The classic skit featuring Dan Aykroyd as Julia Child on Saturday Night Live in 1978.
Julia Child presents the Chicken Sisters spotlighting Miss Roaster of the Year in this clip from the episode "To Roast a Chicken."
In this KTEH Classic Clip from 1995, Julia Child discusses her fondness for McDonald's French Fries.
In this KTEH Classic Clip from 1995, Julia Child discusses her experience in the O.S.S. during WWII.
First clip from Philip Morrison's 1987 PBS program "The Ring of Truth: Atoms" featuring Julia Child as an "applied biochemist" who uses her "artistry" to isolate pure carbon in a rather amusing way.
Second clip from Philip Morrison's 1987 PBS program "The Ring of Truth: Atoms" featuring Julia Child cooking a diamond.
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