What's Cooking? Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian
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In September 2001 Smithsonian staff worked with video production company A La Carte Communications to film an interview with Julia Child about her kitchen, its place in her family and professional history, and her various tools, utensils, and equipment.

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September 10-11, 2001

interviewing Julia

" . . . she talked about how, by trial and error, she figured out the secret to making bread in the big Garland stove (it's in the folding, and in making sure there's moisture in the oven)." --PJ

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