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Hump Day Snack: Julia Child Gets Auto-Tuned

PBS, on the cusp of the hottest trends of 2008, has created an Auto-Tune remix of some classic clips of Julia Child. If this makes the master of French cooking more accessible to the kids, we certainly endorse it. Check out the T-Pain au Chocolat of music:

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Happy birthday, Julia Child. We really appreciate you.

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Julia Child

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Today we’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of Julia Child’s birth. Honor the queen of French cuisine by reciting Julia quotes all day long (in your best high-pitched Julia voice, of course), watching classic videos (like this one: Julia and the Chicken Sisters), browsing bloggers’ best Julia dishes, making a fancy French feast and by memorizing some Julia Child trivia to recite to anyone who will listen.

Better get started. Did you know . . .

Sifted: Stuffed Oreos, Boozy Pops and Crazy Compost Cookies

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. Oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies are big in size and deliciousness. Picky Palate pulled a switcharoo and reduced the size (but not the flavor) with her warm baked chocolate chip cookie stuffed Oreos.
  2. Boozy ice pops are the perfect adult treat for a hot summer day. We’ll take one (or two) of Daisy’s World’s bellini pops, please.
  3. Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday and #CookForJulia.  Crispy Bits n Burnt Ends beautiful rendition of Julia’s lobster soufflé and deviled chicken is inspiration to join in on the fun.
  4. Tie dye frosting adds a groovy swirl to your favorite cupcakes. Mel’s Kitchen Cafe shows you how.
  5. How Sweet It Is’ Crazy Confetti Compost Cookies certainly live up to their name. Chocolate, pretzels, chips, heath bar, peanut butter chips, coffee — oh my!

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Celebrating Julia Child’s 99th Birthday

Celebrate Julia Child and the flavors of summer with her Pan-Fried Burger recipe.

Today would have been Julia Child’s 99th birthday.  We’re just as devoted to Julia and her love of classic cooking technique now as we ever were, and celebrate her birthday this year with one of her simplest recipes.  Julia’s pan-fried burger is deliciously juicy and perfect for summer.

Get the easy recipe below, and catch a special episode of Chefography: Julia Child tonight at 8pm ET on Cooking Channel.  Happy Birthday, Julia!

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Poll: The Ideal Cookbook Shelf

Does this "Ideal Bookshelf" look like the one in your kitchen?

This print Ideal Bookshelf 102: Cooking by Jane Mount on art site 20×200 caught our eye, and made us realize that we haven’t had a good cookbook round up in a while…

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Barneys New York Wishes You a Happy Foodie Holiday

The holidays are a time for rejoicing, but they also happen to be a time for feasting. Cooking Channel and Food Network teamed up with Barneys New York to celebrate all the glorious gluttony of the season in their “Have a Foodie Holiday” window display for 2010.

Barneys creative director Simon Doonan and team created delicious displays overflowing with inspiration from foodie culture. Check out which star chefs joined in the fun after the jump.

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Caption It: Julia Child

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We were in need of a little JC pick-me-up, so we decided to bring back Caption It.  Are you game? **UPDATE: We have a winner. See below…**

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Happy Birthday Julia

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Everyone has their own favorite Julia Child memory. But for many fans, Dan Aykroyd’s impersonation of her on Saturday Night Live is the most beloved. Enjoy, and Happy Birthday Julia!

If you missed our gallery of food bloggers cooking their favorite Julia Child recipes, check it out here!

Laughing: Julia Child and the Chicken Sisters

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You asked for it, and we dug it up. Get to know your birds with Julia!

Birthday countdown: TWO MORE DAYS.

Quoting: Julia Child

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Laura Calder's Baked Onions With Vinaigrette

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” — Julia Child

Amen, Julia, we couldn’t agree with you more. So toss the 100-calorie packs of whatever snacks you’ve got, pour the Diet Coke down the drain, and let’s take a look at our favorite rich, French food. Low-fat, schmo-fat, I say.

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