Category Archives: Julia Child

Deconstructed Turkey – Part II

This post was originally published in 2013 but thought it was worth a few more words.  Yesterday I was describing how I made my turkey to one of our guests.  She asked if she could watch as I prepared the … Continue reading

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Another Year Has Gone By

I jsut don’t know where the time goes anymore.  It seem like we were just celebrating Thanksgiving and already Christmas and the New Year have come and gone.  This year the gap between Thanksgiving and  New Year’s Eve seem to … Continue reading

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A Deconstructed Turkey

  Thursday I had a Turkey epiphany!  For years I have been making our bird the same way generations of women in my family have prepared a turkey; rinse it, season it, stuff it, roast it and hope for the … Continue reading

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The Old Recipes

This afternoon I received an email from my mom asking me If I had a copy of a recipe from one of our neighbors in Thiensville, Wis. ( where I lived from 8th grade until I left for college.) The … Continue reading

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A Homage to Julia

I have been reading As Always, Julia: the letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto.  The book is a copy of the letters they exchanged as Julia was working on Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  I think the book … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise

Cold salads are always good on a hot summer night.  Salade Nicoise is one of our favorites.  I make mine using the recipe from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 1.   This book, and its companion Vol. 2 have … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Lucky?

Remember the Dirty Harry movie where Clint Eastwood asks the bad guy laying on the ground “You gotta ask yourself, Do you feel lucky?” or something along those lines.  Why is it every time I make homemade mayonnaise I can … Continue reading

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