Television Chef Julia Child Dies at Age 91

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Julia Child shown cooking on television in 1971.

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Julia Child, the celebrated chef, author and television personality who brought French cooking to American audiences, has died at her home in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was 91. Child taught millions of Americans how to cook and helped elevate the nation's culinary standards.

Julia Child Recipes

Caesar Salad

Spanish Omelet

The Queen of Sheba Cake
(one of Child's all-time favorites)

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