Have you noticed that food preparation has become a spectator sport? Folks are entertained by celebrity chefs, competitive cook-offs and elaborate baking competitions.
2012 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of television’s first celebrity cook, Julia Child. She was not creating meals out of “six ingredients from a vending machine” as a recent competition featured; Julia taught basic techniques and the enjoyment of cooking and food.
This holiday season, I suggest we adopt the spirit of Julia.