15 Julia Child Quotes That Will Make You Love Her Even More

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Julia Child is synonymous with French cuisine in the United States. The Le Cordon Bleu graduate shared her love of food through many cookbooks and her well-known TV show, The French Chef. Known for her welcoming personality, she made French cooking approachable and simple. Here are some of the best quotes from the master chef. We love her even more every time we read these.

"I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate."

"Usually one's cooking is better than one thinks it is."

"Cooking well doesn't mean cooking fancy."

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook."

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"The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen."

"People who love to eat are always the best people."

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”

"With enough butter, anything is good."

"You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces—just good food from fresh ingredients."

"A party without a cake is really just a meeting."

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"I enjoy cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food..."

"I believe in red meat. I've often said: red meat and gin."

"To be a good cook you have to have a love of the good, a love of hard work, and a love of creating."

"Really, the more I cook, the more I like to cook."

"Fat gives things flavor."

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