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Sign I need in my kitchen - If you're afraid of butter, use cream. Didn't actually make this, but have my very own now.

"The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude." Julia Child.

Amazing woman ~~ "Julia Child, Beautiful, this is how we remember her. :)"

Happy 100th Birthday, Julia! Photo of Julia Child in 1978 by Lynn Gilbert (Courtesy of lynn-gilbert.com)

Boeuf Bourguignon As is the case with most famous dishes, there are more ways than one to arrive at a good boeuf bourguignon. Carefully done, and perfectly flavored, it is certainly one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man, and can well be the main course for a buffet dinner. Fortunately you can prepare it completely ahead, even a day in advance, and it only gains in flavor when reheated.

Dining with one's friends and beloved family is certainly one of life's primal and most innocent delights ,one that is both soul satisfying and eternal. - Julia Child

Thank You, Julia Child! You gave inspiration to many! She didn't really start cooking until after she was 40. She was 6'2" - to tall for the WAC's or the WAVES, so worked for the OSS during WWII.

Julia (McWilliams) Child (1912-2004) was a 6’2” American chef, author, and television personality. She was married to Paul Child from 1946 until his death in 1994. His job took them to Paris where she became interesting in French food. They had no children. She is recognized for introducing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered ...