American television chef Julia Child shows a salade nicoise she prepared in the kitchen of her vacation home in Grasse, southern France, in this Aug. 21, 1978, file photo. Julia Child, who brought the intricacies of French cuisine to Americans through her television series and books. It should come as little surprise that fans across the country celebrated Julia Child’s 105th birthday on Aug. 15.
American television chef Julia Child shows a salade nicoise she prepared in the kitchen of her vacation home in Grasse, southern France, in this Aug. 21, 1978, file photo. Julia Child, who brought the intricacies of French cuisine to Americans through her television series and books. It should come as little surprise that fans across the country celebrated Julia Child’s 105th birthday on Aug. 15. Anonymous ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
American television chef Julia Child shows a salade nicoise she prepared in the kitchen of her vacation home in Grasse, southern France, in this Aug. 21, 1978, file photo. Julia Child, who brought the intricacies of French cuisine to Americans through her television series and books. It should come as little surprise that fans across the country celebrated Julia Child’s 105th birthday on Aug. 15. Anonymous ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE

On Julia Child’s birthday, her culinary influence is worth celebrating

August 14, 2017 3:33 PM