Noodles are not only amusing but delicious.

— Julia Child

The most killer Julia Child quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.

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A party without cake is really just a meeting.

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You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.

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Julia Child quote The only time to eat diet food is while

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

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People who love to eat are always the best people.

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I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.

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The only real stumbling block is fear of failure.

In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.

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Julia Child quote People who love to eat are always the be

People who love to eat are always the best people .

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In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear.

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

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I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.

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Julia Child quote People who love to eat are always the be

People who love to eat are always the best people

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

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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.

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It is hard to imagine a civilization without onions.

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Julia Child quote A party without a cake is just a meeting

A party without a cake is just a meeting.

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About Julia Child

Quotes 170 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Chef
Birthday October 16

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.

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I think every woman should have a blowtorch.

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Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.

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How lovely life can be if one takes time to be friendly.

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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!

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To be a good cook you have to have a love of the good, a love of hard work, and a love of creating.

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The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken.

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Forget the cheap white wine: go to beef and gin!

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Always remember: If you're alone in the kitchen and you drop the lamb, you can always just pick it up. Who's going to know?

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You have to eat to cook. You can't be a good cook and be a noneater. I think eating is the secret to good cooking.

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...no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.

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It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.

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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.

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Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake.

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

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I don't use the word gourmet. The word doesn't mean anything anymore. 'Gourmet' makes it sound like someone is putting sherry wine in the corn-flake casserole.

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Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.

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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.

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

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Romance is the icing but love is the cake.

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The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen.

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Eating is the secret to good cooking.

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You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.

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Life itself is the proper binge.

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People were hysterical about Communism the way people today are hysterical about flag burning. I'm really against these people who try to show that they're great patriots, because they're not thinking, they're just being hysterical.

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Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment;

but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.

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

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A cookbook is only as good as its poorest recipe.

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How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?

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The measure of achievement is not winning awards.

It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile.

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Cooking well doesn't mean cooking fancy.

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It is the Americans who have managed to crown minced beef as hamburger, and to send it round the world so that even the fussy French have taken to le boeuf hache, le hambourgaire.

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I'm a beet freak. I put them in the pressure cooker.

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Freshness is essential. That makes all the difference.

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

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I don't believe in twisting yourself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food you make.... Usually one's cooking is better than one thinks it is. And if the food is truly vile...then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile.

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Just like becoming an expert in wine–you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford–you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. The you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.

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