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Julia Child and Company; Lo-Cal Banquet


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Julia Child and Company
Lo-Cal Banquet
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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 prepares a beautiful and delicious meal that contains only 678 calories- Chicken Bouillabaisse with Rouille and Caramel Steam-Baked Apples.

Recipes: Chicken Bouillabaisse with Rouille; Caramel steam-Baked Apples



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Broadcast program

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Morash, Russell (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Julia Child and Company; Lo-Cal Banquet,” 01/22/1982, GBH Archives, accessed January 26, 2022,
MLA: “Julia Child and Company; Lo-Cal Banquet.” 01/22/1982. GBH Archives. Web. January 26, 2022. <>.
APA: Julia Child and Company; Lo-Cal Banquet. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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