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July 06, 2010
Julia Child's Kitchen
At the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington DC, Julia Child's kitchen has been replicated.
A few facts about the kitchen:
The blue and green color scheme was chosen by Paul, Julia's husband, in 1961.
Sixteen baking sheets wee stored vertically in slots next to the dishwasher.
The kitchen overlooked Irving Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The kitchen measures 14 by 20 feet.
A few facts about Julia Child:
She was born on August 15th, 1912 as the eldest of three children.
She was a government inteligents agent for the Office of Strategic Services
She and her husband, Paul Child, met through the OSS.
Julia attended the Cordon Bleu cooking school in France.
She and two friends created the cooking school l'Ecole de Trois Gourmandes (The school of the three gourmandes)
A cookbook she made with these friends lead to her TV show, The French Chef.
She won an Emmy award in 1966.
Learn more about the kitchen at
If walls could dream... they'd dream of a government inteligents agent's magnificent kitchen.