As mentioned here, August 15, 2012 would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. I’ve mentioned this before, my grandparents were friendly with the Childs. They bought wine from my grandfather in his store and my grandmother and Julia knew each other through a few gourmet cooking groups.
One of my prize possessions is framed and hanging in my kitchen. It’s a letter written to my grandmother a few months before her death. My grandfather had reached out to Julia to let her know that Grandma was sick so she wrote to her in response.
It’s a bit hard to read so I’ll re-type it here: “Dear Grace, Just a little note to wish you well. Myron tells me that you have been having a mean rotten time. No fun! Things have been going well with me, thank heaven, and we’ve a new television series on Public TV starting in…
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