many food-related sites, Food Republic is celebrating
Julia Child's upcoming 100th birthday with celebratory articles. We
thought this effort -- asking a group of top food people,
including Amanda Hesser, chefs Thomas Keller and Jacques
Pepin, and Ruth Reichl, to select their favorites from Julia's recipes -
was particularly stimulating.
The list is fascinating, whether you're looking for new recipe
ideas, old friends, or want to object to the omission of one of
your favorites. We were especially excited to be reminded about her
upside-down apple tarte tatin, cheese soufflé, coq au vin, quick
gravlax, and cheese puffs. Bon appétit!
And as a not unimportant aside, we should note that EYB supplied
the list of 3,700 recipes to the voting experts; we are
especially proud of our Julia Child