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8 Cooking Tips From Julia Child

8 Cooking Tips From Julia Child For People Who Aren't Lazy Home Chefs

Would Julia Child's style of cooking — you know, making things from scratch instead of opening a can and adding a spice — be as popular today in the age of Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee as it was 30 years ago? The renowned chef, who would have turned 100 today, had a lot of tips that are worth revisiting for chefs who pride themselves on not taking shortcuts.

Paula Deen's praline french toast casserole - make the night before - super simple. I make it every year for Easter brunch and it is awesome.

Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Make Paula Deen's Baked French Toast Casserole, from Paula's Home Cooking on Food Network. It's an easy, make-ahead casserole version of the breakfast classic.

Mushroom-Cheddar Quiche: not all pies are sweet

Recipe: Mushroom-Cheddar Quiche

This Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Quiche is an easy and delicious way to upgrade your breakfast or brunch for just 183 calories or 5 Weight Watchers points! www.emilybites.com #healthy

Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Quiche - Emily Bites

This Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Quiche is an easy and delicious way to upgrade your breakfast or brunch for just 183 calories or 5 Weight Watchers points! www.emilybites.com #healthy

Classic split pea soup.  Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.

Split Pea Soup Recipe {Hearty & Healthy} | SimplyRecipes.com

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Classic split pea soup! Dried split peas are cooked with ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. This filling, hearty soup is perfect for cold winter days.

Strawberry Dumplings!         These strawberry dumplings are an old, old recipe that my grandmother and aunt made when my mother was just a little girl.  My grandparents were farmers raising 11 children and times were hard for a lot of folks back then, but they always had plenty of butter and cream and they grew strawberries, so this was a special treat that was fairly easy for them to have. This would definitely be a recipe Julia Child would approve of since it uses her two favorite…

Strawberry Dumplings!

These strawberry dumplings are an old, old recipe that my grandmother and aunt made when my mother was just a little girl. My gra...

8 Cooking Tips From Julia Child For People Who Aren't Lazy Home Chefs - BuzzFeed Mobile

8 Cooking Tips From Julia Child For People Who Aren't Lazy Home Chefs

Would Julia Child's style of cooking — you know, making things from scratch instead of opening a can and adding a spice — be as popular today in the age of Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee as it was 30 years ago? The renowned chef, who would have turned 100 today, had a lot of tips that are worth revisiting for chefs who pride themselves on not taking shortcuts.

Zuchini al gratin. I actually made this but sliced it with summer squash. Easy and yummy

Zucchini au Gratin Recipe | Fresh Tastes Blog | PBS Food

Similar to potatoes au gratin, get ready to cook and toss some vegetables until this zucchini au gratin recipe is baked and bubbly.

potatoes anna from Julia Child  / Mountain King Potatoes Anna on chrome   could not put it onto Pinterest

Potatoes Anna - ChinDeep

Print Friendly Version “My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.”~Oprah Winfrey I was flipping through Julia Child’s “The French Chef Cookbook,” and came across this recipe for Potatoes Anna. I have made this dish several times, but this recipe is the best. It calls for an…Read more →

Julia Child's Gratin Dauphinois.  Our favorite potato dish.  Fast, easy, and delicious, Julia really got this one right.  You and your guests will leave the table wishing you had made two batches.

Ode to the Famous Dish

Whether baked or fried, roasted, or boiled, I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like. On its own, it is a humble thing, a lowly tuberous crop that can be had for mere pennies; one that has, at times, provided sustenance to the poorest of nations. But with some oil and heat, a sprinkling of …

Country French Chicken

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Country French Chicken takes your taste buds to the French countryside when you prepare this flavor-packed recipe for whole chicken and veggies that roast to tender perfection with white wine and fresh herbs.

Pommes Anna: lovely, simple, once in a while treat. lovely if sides of pan are covered in layered potato

Classic Pommes Anna - Simple French Gratin Potato Cake Recipe - Food.com

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In the recipe for "Potatoes Anna", I have always been unsure who "Anna" was. I now have the answer.......Browsing through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. 2; I found this historical note about Pommes Anna: "It was created during the era of Napoleon III and named, as were many culinary triumphs in those days, after one of the grandes cocottes of the period. Whether it was an Anna Deslions, an Anna Judic, or simply Anna Untel, she has also immortalized the special double…