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Julia Child and Company; Chafing Dish Dinner

Dubbed from A2-05008. Original date 4/25/78

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Julia Child and Company
Chafing Dish Dinner
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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 creates a dinner party with a flair: steak Diane sauteed in a chafing dish right at the table. Dessert is heavenly rich chocolate cake- Le Gateau Victoire au Chocolat Mousseline- made without flour or butter!

Recipes: STeak Diane; Fresh Green Peas; Le Gateau Victoire au Chocolat, Mousseline



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Morash, Russell (Series Producer)
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