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For Julia's 100th.

Withnail42 Aug 14, 2012 01:44 PM

To mark what would have been Julia Child's 100th Birthday the Smithsonian has reopened her kitchen for two weeks.


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  1. Phaedrus RE: Withnail42 Aug 15, 2012 01:27 PM

    Articles in the NYT today.


    Jacques Pepin's remembrance.

    Floating island


    From CNN

    1. ttoommyy RE: Withnail42 Aug 15, 2012 01:47 PM

      You must watch this if you love Julia and want to chuckle and smile:


      Edit: sorry, I see it was posted in another thread.

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        HillJ RE: Withnail42 Aug 17, 2012 05:13 AM

        Withnails, r you going to visit the Smithsonian? I've seen the exhibit 3x's. Real treasure.

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          Withnail42 RE: HillJ Aug 17, 2012 12:52 PM


          I was there last fall. First stop I made after arriving in DC. Felt oddly at home. Like a room a I had visited many times. (I'm sure I'm not the only one who has had that feeling.) At one point I was the only one there and it was if Julia had just stepped out for a minute and would return momentary.

          You're right it's a terrific exhibit.

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            HillJ RE: Withnail42 Aug 17, 2012 01:02 PM

            That classic (is it turquoise-green) Julia kitchen color struck me hard. Gosh, it had such an effect on me. All those pots & pans. The exhibit is super. So glad you got to take it in.


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