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Cooking Up History: In the Kitchen with Julia and Paul Child

August 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join the National Museum of American History as they welcome guest chef Lynne Just of Sur La Table for their annual program and cooking demonstration in celebration of Julia Child’s birthday!

They'll explore the lively and supportive relationship between Julia and Paul Child, providing an intimate portrayal of their life in America and abroad, including Paul’s role in the making of The French Chef, Julia’s first television show. His behind-the-scenes duties ranged from carrying equipment on onset to washing dishes after filming each episode.

Learn how to make Julia’s recipes for French onion soup and crêpes suzette, two classic dishes featured on the show. After the program, be sure to visit the FOOD exhibition that houses Julia’s Cambridge, Massachusetts kitchen, including the cabinets, appliances, cookbooks, kitchen table, and hundreds of utensils and gadgets.

This event is FREE and open to the public - Register Today!

Cooking Up History is made possible by Wegmans and Sur La Table.
Photo of Julia and Paul Child in the kitchen courtesy Anthony Gawrys, 1978

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