In 2017, in response to a slew of racist incidents in the Gayborhood, Philadelphia added black and brown stripes to the traditional six-...
With Pride Month celebrations recognizing LGBTQ history and culture throughout the country this June, what better way to highlight the...
As objects representing Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning history enter the museum's collection today,...

Blog Posts in "Julia Child Recipe of the Week"

Color photo of two women in a kitchen surrounded by cookbooks, rosemary plants, dishes, plates, and more. One is holding a pan or pot and peering into it, while the other, by her side, does something that is hard to see due to a rosemary plant.
On the 105th anniversary of Julia Child's birth (August 15, 1912), the museum's food history team is thinking anew about Julia's life and...
Julia Child and Pat Pratt in the kitchen in Cambridge, 1998. Photo by Christopher Hirsheimer.
To mark what would have been Julia Child’s 104th birthday on August 15, curator Paula Johnson shares new information on two works of art in...
A group of chefs in the kitchen
Fans and friends of Julia Child will pause today, as they do every year on August 15, to remember the beloved icon of American culinary...
Chris Kimball of the cooking show "America's Test Kitchen" shares memories of cooking in Julia Child's kitchen with museum curators.Peering...
“Like the sun in all its glory suddenly breaking through the shades of gloom.” So wrote Julia Child after finally succeeding in making real...
Eggplant and zucchini gratin with ratatouille, made with a recipe created by Julia Child
Where to Find the Master Recipes Eggplant and zucchini gratin Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, pp. 200-03 An online...
A flourless chocolate cake, "le glorieux," created with a recipe from Julia Child
Where to Find the Master RecipeMastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. Two, pp. 495-97An online version from the Shazam in the...
Julia Child's copper bowl
With turkey day fast approaching, cooks around the country are whipping up grocery lists and getting ready for what is the equivalent of a...
A honey spice cake, "Pain d'Epices," created from a recipe made by Julia Child
Today’s post is the thirteenth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, curator Helena Wright gets a start on holiday baking...
A casserole dish used by Julia Child
Today’s post is the twelfth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, public affairs associate Laura Duff embraces her...
A picture of boeuf bourguignon, created with a recipe made by Julia Child
Today’s post is the eleventh in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week’s contributor is Joe Criste, an exhibits specialist who...
A tarte tatin, created with a recipe by Julia Child, in the process of baking, before being flipped over
Today’s post is the tenth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, Jan Lilja, Associate Director for Management and Museum...
A picture of stuffed duck, baked cucumbers, and blackberry flan, made with recipes created by Julia Child
Today’s post is the ninth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. Kudos to this week’s contributors, project manager Ann Burrola and...
Vegetables and waterzooi, a dish made from a recipe created by Julia Child
Today’s post is the eighth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, business program manager Kathy Sklar overcomes her...
Sole meuniere, made with a recipe created by Julia Child, served at a table with flowers and salad
Today’s post is the seventh in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, new media project manager Dana Allen-Greil shares...
Mushrooms, sauteed in butter, sit on top of pasta
Today’s post is the sixth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, project management assistant Laura McClure shimmies...
Turkey Orloff, made using a recipe created by Julia Child, sits on a plate at a dinner table place setting, next to a Julia Child & Company cookbook
Today’s post is the fifth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, deputy registrar Tom Bower shares his experience with...
A bowl of vinagrette, created with a recipe made by Julia Child, sits next to a bowl of salad and a Julia Child cookbook
Today’s post is the fourth in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, renovation program director Patrick Ladden shares his...
Today’s post is the third in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, education technologist Carrie Kotcho shares her experience...
A bowl of mashed potatoes
Today’s post is the second in a series of weekly Julia Child recipes. This week, project manager Nanci Edwards shares her experience of...
A photograph of the recipe for "Reine de Saba," a chocolate cake made by Julia Child
“Above all, have a good time”To celebrate Julia Child’s wall of copper pots joining the museum’s collections, we’re taking Julia’s...
When Julia Child moved back to her home state of California in 2001, she donated the kitchen from her Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to the...