Julia Child's Handwritten Recipe

Julia Child's Handwritten Recipe

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This handwritten recipe for pain de mie, or French sandwich bread, is from the kitchen of cookbook author and television chef Julia Child.
Trained at the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, Child brought the taste and techniques of traditional French cuisine into American homes. Her first series, The French Chef, premiered on Boston public television in 1962. Over her forty-year career, she produced numerous cookbooks and television shows, including three filmed in her own kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2001, Child donated her famous kitchen to the Smithsonian.
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Object Name
clipboard with recipes
Stuart Hall
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
metal (clip material)
paper (recipes material)
ink (writing material)
overall: 10 in x 6 in; 25.4 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Julia Child
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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