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Julia Child Tale

Category: Rated PG-13

Me? I make ’em up. To Jim Ryan they always happen. And he has a good memory.

Quite some time back, it was in the sixties, I was watching one of Julia Child’s cooking shows on television. One of the items to be made that day was Swedish dill bread. At the appropriate point in the program Julia placed her hands into the large bowl and uttered in that voice Julia was famous for….

….”and for our next step we will knead the dill dough….”

This was followed by a long pause as Julia tried desperately to recover her composure.

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