I [heart] Julia Child

Julie and Julia : 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ...

Julie Powell.

Julie Powell needs something to break the monotony of her life. So, she invents a deranged assignment: She will take her mother's dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," and cook all 524 recipes in the span of just one year.


A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

Jennet Conant.

History, Biography, Travel

Bestselling author Jennet Conant brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Far East during World War II and the tumultuous years when they were caught up in the McCarthy Red spy hunt in the 1950s and behaved with bravery and honor. It is the fascinating portrait of a group of idealistic men and women who were recruited by the citizen spy service, slapped into uni...


As always, Julia : the letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto : food, friendship, and the making of a masterpiece

selected and edited by Joan Reardon.

Biography, Nonfiction, Cooking

A National Bestseller Winner of an International Association of Culinary Professionals Award for Literary Food Writing "An absorbing portrait of an unexpected friendship." -- Entertainment Weekly "Julia's inimitable voice shines through . . . These letters offer [a] glimpse of how the truly great can merge heart and soul in the pursuit of excellence." -- Wall Street Journal Julia is known around the world by her first name alone. But how much do ...


Julia's kitchen wisdom : essential techniques and recipes from a lifetime of cooking

by Julia Child ; with David Nussbaum.

Cooking, Nonfiction

How many minutes should you cook green beans? Is it better to steam them or to boil them? What are the right proportions for a vinaigrette? How do you skim off fat? What is the perfect way to roast a chicken? Julia Child gave us extensive answers to all these questionsuand so many moreuin the masterly books she published over the course of her career. But which one do you turn to for which solutions? Over the years Julia also developed some new a...


Julie & Julia

Columbia Pictures presents an Easy There Tiger/Amy Robinson production ; a Laurence Mark production ; a film by Nora Ephron ; produced by Laurence Mark, Nora Ephron, Amy Robinson, Eric Steel ; screenplay by Nora Ephron ; directed by Nora Ephron.

Cooking

Based on two true stories, Julie Julia intertwines the lives of two women who, though separated by time and space, are both at loose ends until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.


Appetite for life : the biography of Julia Child

Noel Riley Fitch.

Biography

Julia Child became a household name when she entered the lives of millions of Americans through our hearts and kitchens.  Yet few know the richly varied private life that lies behind this icon whose statuesque height and warmly enthused warble have become synonymous with the art of cooking.  In this biography, we meet the earthy and outrageous Julia, who, at age eighty-five, remains a complex role model.  Fitch, who had access to all of Jul...


Dearie

Bob Spitz

Biography

It's rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It's even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that's exactly what Julia Child did. The warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule-breaker as ...


My life in France

Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme.

Amazingly energetic, creative, and ultimately inimitable (despite many attempts), Julia Child (d.2004) brought French cooking to American kitchens. For this book she worked with her husband's grandnephew Alex Prud'homme to record her experiences between 1948 and 1954 in Paris and Marseille (and a few later adventures), which she terms the best years of her life. Like her life, her book is full of fun and zest. Fans will savor, or devour, this acc...