Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child 1966 Alfred A Knopf

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Indulge in the culinary masterpiece Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, a 1966 edition that revolutionized American kitchens. This book isn't just a guide to French cuisine; it's an invitation to explore the artistry and elegance of cooking, as brought to life by the legendary Julia Child.


  • Title: Mastering the Art of French Cooking
  • Author: Julia Child
  • Publication Date: December 1966 Thirteenth Printing 
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 684
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches
  • Condition: binding splitting, spine taped, stains on pages as shown in photos. Recipes from the previous owner have been included  for your enjoyment.

Four Key Elements:

  1. French Cuisine Demystified: Julia Child's expertise guides you through the intricacies of French cooking, making gourmet dishes accessible to all.
  2. Julia Child's Legacy: Embark on a journey with the woman who introduced French cuisine to the American public, transforming the way we cook and think about food.
  3. Enduring Appeal: This cookbook has withstood the test of time, continuing to inspire chefs and home cooks alike with its detailed and approachable recipes.
  4. A Piece of Culinary History: Ideal for culinary enthusiasts and collectors, this book is a significant piece of gastronomic literature.

    Whether you're a seasoned chef or a curious cook, this book offers a chance to refine your skills and fall in love with the elegance of French cuisine.

    Culinary Journey:

    Join us in '12 Books, 12 Months: Change Your Life with The 12 Reading Challenge!' Let Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking be your guide to exploring the rich flavors and techniques of French cuisine. Are you ready to elevate your cooking prowess?

    Closing Thoughts:

    Mastering the Art of French Cooking is more than just a cookbook; it's a journey into the heart of French cuisine with the legendary Julia Child as your guide.

    This copy, with its signs of use, carries the legacy of countless meals and culinary discoveries. It's waiting to be a part of your cooking adventures and a treasured addition to your collection.

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