Sometimes I think that my brain has escaped and my memory is just not quite there lately. Thankfully, Sur La Table reminded me that today is a day of celebration – Julia Child’s birthday. Even when I couldn’t cook, I would watch her PBS show and marvel at how she made things accessible for today’s home cook. Even on her press appearances, her razor sharp wit was evident – check out this appearance on the David Letterman show in the late 80s where she just rolled with the punches. What a gem.
Tonight, I have plans to leaf through Mastering the Art of French Cooking – Vol. 1 and 2 with a nice glass of wine. It’s amazing how Julia Child changed the landscape for food television and, for that, I say “Thank You!”