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  • Watch the original French Chef before seeing the movie

     
    With the opening of Julie & Julia this Friday, we ought to prepare ourselves by watching the real thing. I wasn't a regular viewer when Julia Child's half-hour cooking shows first aired on PBS, but her cookbooks were my bible......
  • Julia Child creates beef tartare au gratin on David Letterman

     
    I was feeling a little down yesterday afternoon until Midnight Sun Sam sent me a link to this video. I'm posting it here as a great way to start the weekend and as an antidote to the weather forecast.......
  • Monday Morning Quarterbacking: Linwoods

     
    One morning I woke up at 4 and didn't have anything better to do, so I got down one of my Julia Child cookbooks and made boeuf bourguignon. We had it for dinner that night and it was fabulous, so......
  • Getting fraiche

     
    By all appearances, I lead a pretty tame life.No hang gliding. No drugs. No swingers clubs.But then there's that little jar of cream sitting out on my kitchen counter for a full day.I know it's shocking. But I'll say it......
  • Smart Cow

     
    World-traveling Shallow Thought Wednesday guru John Lindner is back -- and smarter than ever, thanks to all the red meat in his diet. Here's John. LVIs there anything as sweet as vindication? (I’m presuming total world domination skews savory.) When...
  • If you go: Washington DC

    Lodging Lorien Hotel and Spa, 1600 King St., Alexandria, Va. Tel. 877-956-7436, lorienhotelandspa.com. Spa luxuries and cool minimalism, nestled in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Rooms start at $220. Four Seasons, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, 202-342-...
  • Big Snow means Big Slow — a good thing

    Maybe you've shoveled too much snow by now, or tried to walk or drive down too many clogged side streets by now -- or worried too much about three feet of snow on your flat roof by now -- to appreciate the pace-reducing power of a big storm. But I still...
  • The legacy of Marcella Hazan

    The legacy of Marcella Hazan
    When Marcella Hazan died a year ago at age 89, Christiane Amanpour described her to CNN viewers as "one remarkable woman" who "set the dining room table, and the tastes, for millions of Italian food lovers." Hazan did so by vigorously extolling —...
  • Even hot, cucumbers are cool

    The coolness of cucumbers has been long noted, long remarked. It's like a leather jacket, Ray-Ban shades, and the devil-may-care attitude epitomized by a dangling cigarette. What are you rebelling against, Carl? (Carl is a good name for a cucumber)....
  • Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'

    Tyler Anderson Gets The Chance to 'Beat Bobby Flay'
    Tyler Anderson can't divulge the outcome of his recent appearance on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." But he will say he's "very happy" with the way he cooked. Flay's most recent competition show is sort of a cross between the network's...
  • 'Chef Says' dishes up quips from the kitchen

    'Chef Says' dishes up quips from the kitchen
    The boss plopped "The Chef Says: Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom," on my desk and growled, "Gimme 300 words." "Yes, Boss," I whimpered back. Having consumed inordinate amounts of those cooking and restaurant-rehab shows larding TV and the Web,...
  • A 10-memories salute to chef Julia Child

    Given that chef Julia Child was born in an August (1912) and passed away in an August (2004), it seems fitting that August should be the unofficial Julia Child Month. Maybe that's what the editors at the all-things-food-and-drink website http://www....