How Dan Aykroyd stole Julie & Julia from Meryl Streep
- Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep does an amazing job of bringing Julia Child to life in the new movie Julie & Julia. Watch the clips that Bob posted recently and you'...
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Julia Child had gained a bit of notoriety as one of the co-authors of the seminal "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" in 1961, but it was the launch of this award-winning series in 1963 that turned her into a household name and, perhaps, America's favorite TV cooking personality. With a high-pitched voice and somewhat playful demeanor, Child cheerfully prepared recipes that most viewers probably thought were too difficult for them to attempt. As a result, generations of home chefs everywhere soon developed the confidence and skills to whip up all dishes French, from a simple croissant to the classic boeuf bourguignon.