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Julia Child with a roast turkey on The French Chef

Julia Child Teaches You How to Make the Best Turkey

Daniel Hautzinger

Most people only make turkeys once a year, and they're notoriously difficult to prepare well (hence the Butterball turkey hotline). Before confronting the culinary challenge this year, get some tips from the masterful Julia Child, in this archival episode of The French Chef.
James Beard, Julia Child ,Jacques Pépin, and Alice Waters

All of Playlist's Chef's Flight Content

Daniel Hautzinger

American Masters Chef's Flight is over, but you can still stream the documentaries and catch up on our posts with recipes, interviews, features and more about these four icons of American cuisine.
Jacques Pépin and Julia Child, c. 1980s. Photo: Courtesy Jacques Pépin

From the Archive: Julia Child

Daniel Hautzinger

In a 1978 interview with WTTW's John Callaway, Julia Child discusses food snobs, nutrition freaks, and children in the kitchen. "My point is to make cooking easy for people so that they can enjoy it and do it, rather than making it a kind of art for the 'we happy few,'" she says.
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