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    Julia Child on Knives and knife skills

    i thought this was worth the time to watch. note how many times she refers to cutting her hand off!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov-bA...yer_detailpage

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    I love seeing these vintage videos. Thanks for sharing it.

    Maybe this is the first recorded video of a person saying don't put a knife in a dishwasher. Btw, if you are ever in Washington, DC the American History Museum has Julia's actual kitchen on display and you can see what knives, pots, appliances etc she used in her home. I'll try take a picture of her knives when I go back in December.

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    f you guys have amazon prime or don't mind paying for "The French Chef" episodes, amazon has all of the episodes available. They are free to stream for prime members I have watched a couple of them.

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    Good advice doesn't change. This reminds me of being a kid.

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    thanks for the tip. we going to DC in the spring to do the museum and monument tour .

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    i have amazon prime .. thanks for the tip .. think i will put the lap top in the kitchen this evening and sharpen to julia !

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    me too.. i started wathcing Julia on PBS in black and white when i was about 12 .. tired to imitate her chopping skills and promptly hacked my thumb.. good thing Mom's knives were dull

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    My mom watched Julia long before me, and she was a Home Ec major in the 70s, so Julia Childs reminds me a lot of my mom, too. I grew up with a set of Sabs and a steel just like that, because Julia told her to!

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    I love Julia...and Jacques...and Dan Ackroyd...

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    The old girl knew a thing or two... Puts Gordon Ramsey's onion cutting to shame.

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