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By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Pro-choice is the only way to be-- because women are human beings, after all, and should be treated as such.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

Wine is one of the agreeable and essential ingredients of life

By Anonym 19 Sep

Julia Child

The Parisian grocers insisted that I interact with them personally: if I wasn't willing to take the time to get to know them and their wares, then I would not go home with the freshest legumes or cuts of meat in my basket. They certainly made me work for my supper-- but, oh, what suppers!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

I believe in red meat. I often said: red meat and gin.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

I found that the recipes in most - in all - the books I had were really not adequate. They didn't tell you enough... I won't do anything unless I'm told why I'm doing it. So I felt that we needed fuller explanations so that if you followed one of those recipes, it should turn out exactly right.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

People who love to eat are always the best people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Be a fearless cook! Try out new ideas and new recipes, but always buy the freshest and finest ingredients, whatever they may be. Furnish your kitchen with the most solid and workmanlike equipment you can find. Keep your knives ever sharp and - toujours bon appetit!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

The egg can be your best friend if you just give it the right break

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Fine #‎ wine is a living liquid ... Its life comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Some people like to paint pictures, or do gardening, or build a boat in the basement. Other people get a tremendous pleasure out of the kitchen, because cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

My father was in real estate, banking, and land management. As family life, it was very conventional, happy, and comfortable. We weren't wealthy, but we were well-off.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

I don't think about whether people will remember me or not. I've been an ok person. I've learned a lot. I've taught people a thing or two. That's what's important.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

It's hard to imagine a civilization without onions; in one form or another their flavor blends into almost everything in the meal except the desert.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music. And cooking draws upon your every talent--science, mathematics, energy, history, experience--and the more experience you have, the less likely are your experiments to end in drivel and disaster. The more you know, the more you can create.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

A party without cake is really just a meeting.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

I'm afraid that surprise, shock, and regret is the fate of authors when they finally see themselves on the page.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Romance is the icing but love is the cake.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Cooking well doesn't mean cooking fancy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Sooner or later the public will forget you; the memory of you will fade. What's important are the individuals you've influenced along the way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

A cookbook is only as good as its poorest recipe.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

When I got to France I realized I didn't know very much about food at all. I'd never had a real cake. I'd had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn't have anything like that in it - it's all egg power.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

I hate organized religion. I think you have to love thy neighbor as thyself. I think you have to pick your own God and be true to him. I always say 'him' rather than 'her.' Maybe it's because of my generation, but I don't like the idea of a female God. I see God as a benevolent male.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

In the 1960s, you could eat anything you wanted, and of course, people were smoking cigarettes and all kinds of things, and there was no talk about fat and anything like that, and butter and cream were rife. Those were lovely days for gastronomy, I must say.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

Too much trouble," "Too expensive," or "Who will know the difference" are death knells for good food.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Food, like the people who eat it, can be stimulated by wine or spirits. And, as with people, it can also be spoiled.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

We should enjoy food and have fun. It is one of the simplest and nicest pleasures in life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Just how could a nation often be great if it's bread tastes want Kleenex.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

I wouldn't keep him around long if I didn't feed him well.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

Sometimes ... it takes me an entire day to write a recipe, to communicate it correctly. It's really like writing a little short story.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Julia Child

...the average Frenchman would shrug, as if to say: "These notions of yours are all very fascinating, no doubt, but we make a decent living. Nobody has ulcers. I have time to work on my monograph about Balzac, and my foreman enjoys his espaliered pear trees. I think as a matter of fact, we do not wish to make the changes that you suggest.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Julia Child

...The more I learned the more I realized how very much one has to know before one is in-the-know at all.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

If you're buying tomatoes pick them up and smell them-they should have a lovely perfume. They need to be kept at fifty degrees or above, particularly during the growing season, because that's when they develop their flavor.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Julia Child

It seemed that in Paris you could discuss classic literature or architecture or great music with everyone from the garbage collector to the mayor.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

I would happily die with a bottle of white Burgundy in my mouth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Cassoulet, that best of bean feasts, is everyday fare for a peasant but ambrosia for a gastronome, though its ideal consumer is a 300-pound blocking back who has been splitting firewood nonstop for the last twelve hours on a subzero day in Manitoba.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

A house without a cat is like a day without sunshine, a pie without fromage, a dinner without wine.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

It's fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That's what human life is all about - enjoying things.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Cooking was taken with such seriousness in France that even ordinary chefs were proud of their profession. That's what appealed to me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Julia Child

Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julia Child

Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Julia Child

People liked to eat veal until they saw pictures of these darling little animals with brown eyes. Veal calves been raised the same way for centuries.