Favorite Quotations ~† Julia Child French Chef Cookbook

"Life itself is the proper binge." ~ Julia Child


People said that there is no such profession as gastronomy. I proved that there is.

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

Noodles are not only amusing, but delicious.

My idea is if you read one of my recipes, you really know how to do it.

Iíd like to free people from slavish dependency on recipes to the freedom of knowing the basics.

Food labels that say "no fat, no cholesterol" might as well say "no taste, no fun."

Iím a card-carrying carnivore. Iíve got to keep my strength up.

Find something youíre passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.

Cooking is not a chore, it is a joy.

The tomato hides its griefs. Internal damage is hard to spot.

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

Of course, you can buy a ready-made pie shell, but it's a shame not to have the know-how yourself.

I like beer.

If you're afraid of butter, use cream.

Learn to cook--try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun.

The more you know, the more you can create.

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

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