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Celebrity Chef Julia Child

The TV star and educator talks about her early days in food, her training and teaching in France, and how anyone can learn to cook and eat well.

10:29

Julia Child On France, Fat And Food On The Floor

In a 1989 interview, Julia Child describes the first meal she had in France in 1948 — the start of her lifelong love affair with French cooking. With her signature combination of gusto and charm, Child would spend the rest of her career guiding American amateurs through the intricacies of French cuisine.

15:42

Julia Child: An American, Forever In Paris

For generations of Americans, chef Julia Child was a fearless guide through the complexities of French cooking — on the page, and on her eight TV shows. Fresh Air revisits an interview with Child from 1989.

04:39

Master Chef Julia Child Dies at 91

World-renowned master chef Julia Child died Thursday at the age of 91. She spent three decades explaining the mysteries of classic French cuisine to modern American audiences. Child hosted several cooking shows on public television, earning Peabody and Emmy Awards in the process, and wrote nine cookbooks.

21:50

How American Eating Has Changed Since the 1970s.

Cooking expert Madeleine Kamman. She authored "The Making of a Cook" in 1971, and just updated her work to write "The New Making of a Cook: The Art, Techniques, and Science of Good Cooking" (William Morrow). Both of her books aim to show American cooks how to prepare their own ingredients with French culinary techniques. Kamman is also a PBS cooking show host and director of the School for American Chefs.

16:56

French Cooking in Philadelphia.

Master chef Georges Perrier of the nationally renowned Philadelphia French restaurant, Le Bec-Fin. He has revealed many of his recipes in his first cookbook, "Georges Perrier Le Bec-Fin Recipes" (Running Press).

11:53

Julia Child on Learning "The Way to Cook" at Home

Child spent three decades explaining the mysteries of classic French cuisine to modern American audiences. She hosted several cooking shows on public television, earning Peabody and Emmy Awards in the process, and written many cookbooks. Her most recent TV series, "Cooking with Master Chefs" was aired in February and March and will be continued in April 1995. We replay our 1989 interview with her. (Rebroadcast)

22:11

Julia Child Teaches Home Cooks "The Way to Cook."

The French Chef, Julia Child. She spent three decades explaining French cuisine to modern American audiences in several Peabody and Emmy Award-winning PBS shows. Child is also the author of several cookbooks, including her newest, "The Way to Cook."

22:18

Julia Child Discusses Essential Knowledge for Modern Home Cooks in her New Book "The Way to Cook."

The French Chef, Julia Child. She spent three decades explaining the mysteries of classic French cuisine to modern American audiences. Child has hosted several cooking shows on Public Television, earning Peabody and Emmy Awards in the process, and written several cookboks. Her new book, is titled "The Way to Cook." It's a 50-dollar tome that...in Child's words...tells "everything [I] know about the essentials of cooking today."

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