Quotes by Julia Child

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Julia Child (August 15, 1912 August 13, 2004), born Julia Carolyn McWilliams, was a famous American gourmet cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. Her most famous works are the 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and the television series The French Chef, which premiered in 1963. more

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Life itself is the proper binge.

Learn how to cook! That’s the way to save money. You don’t save it buying hamburger helpers, and prepared food; you save it buying fresh foods in season or in large supply, when they are cheapest and usually best, and you prepare them from scratch at home. Why pay for someone else’s work, when if you know how to do it, you can save all that money for yourself?
This is a book for the servantless American cook who can be unconcerned on occasion with budgets, waistlines, time schedules, children’s meals, the parent-chauffeur-den mother syndrome or anything else which might interfere with the enjoyment of producing something wonderful to eat.
Remember, you are alone in the kitchen, and no one can see you.
Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but it only takes one to burn it.
Usually one’s cooking is better than one thinks it is.
I was thirty-seven years old and still discovering who I was.
A cookbook is only as good as its worst recipe.

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