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Julia Child and Company; Kitchen Cocktail Party

Dubbed from A2-04793. Original date 4/25/78

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Julia Child and Company
Kitchen Cocktail Party
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Series Description

Debut October 1978

After a five year hiatus since the last production of The French Chef, America’s best known and most beloved cook, Julia child, returns to the television screen this month with a whole new approach to cooking with 13 programs. Each show presents an entire menu instead of just one recipe and the menus are drawn from a wide variety of cooking traditions ... New England fare, Chinese stir fried vegetables and homemade pasta.

See October 1978 Prime Time for cover story.

13 episodes, broadcast Oct. 1978-Jan. 1979 Series release date: 1978

Program Description

Julia’s ideal cocktail party menu consists of stuffed eggs, puffed pastry with ham or cheese, oysters, clams, and dilled salmon or bass ... all served in the kitchen with a minimum of fuss.

Recipes: Puff Pastry; Ham Pithiviers; Gravlaks, dilled fresh salmon and bass; Puffed Cheese Appetizers



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Broadcast program

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Morash, Russell (Series Producer)
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