Whisk-ers In Kitchens

Quotes

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

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
— Julia Child

“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!”
— Julia Child (My Life in France)

“Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”
— Julia Child

“It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.”
— Julia Child

“How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”
— Julia Child

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.”
— Julia Child

“The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon appétit. ”
— Julia Child

“Everything in moderation… including moderation.”
— Julia Child

“But I was a pure romantic, and only operating with half my burners turned on.”
— Julia Child (My Life in France)

“I think every woman should have a blowtorch.”
— Julia Child

“One of the secrets, and pleasures, of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it if it cannot be fixed.”
— Julia Child (My Life in France)

“Maybe the cat has fallen into the stew, or the lettuce has frozen, or the cake has collapsed. Eh bien, tant pis. Usually one’s cooking is better than one thinks it is. And if the food is truly vile, then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile, and learn from her mistakes.”
— Julia Child (My Life in France)

“Ye gods! But you’re not standing around holding it by the hand all this time. No. […] [T]he dough takes care of itself. […] While you cannot speed up the process, you can slow it down at any point by setting the dough in a cooler place […] then continue where you left off, when you are ready to do so. In other words, you are the boss of that dough. ”
— Julia Child

“Always remember: If you’re alone in the kitchen and you drop the lamb, you can always just pick it up. Who’s going to know?”
— Julia Child

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