Category Archives: Table

Tuesday Table: Julia Child Demonstrates French Crepes

From the early French Chef series on PBS, Julia shows us how to make french crepes in her inimitable style. If you watched the Julia Child interview, filmed in 1999 (found on the Wednesday Biography page) you’ve heard her describe how she … Continue reading

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Thursday Thunder: The New Westinghouse Frost-Free Fridge

“All of the ladies come over to see Marge’s new Westinghouse refrigerator” Back in the ancient, early days of television, commercials were longer, and they were live! Aside from some really bad lighting, there was ample opportunity for things to go … Continue reading

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Tuesday Table: Great Coffee Commercials That Left a Bad Taste

A womans job was simple in the Atomic Age: cook, clean, raise your kids and please your husband. With these few, easy requirements defining a house wifes existence, it’s no wonder a woman naturally felt incompetent when her loving husband … Continue reading

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Thursday Thunder: Electric Cooking Television Commercials

After World War II, there was a speedy expansion, if not an outright exodus, from city living to suburban sprawl across the United States. With new homes came new technologies, and improved household working conditions for women. An explosion of new … Continue reading

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Wednesday Biography: 1999 Interview with Julia Child

Welcome back to The Daily Dibbler, with your affable host, Mister Dibbles. Today, we’ll be meeting up with the ever-lovable Julia Child, host of the infamous PBS television series, “The French Chef”. This interview with Julia Child is via the Archive … Continue reading

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Julia Child’s Egg Show

Here is the infamous Julia Childs making a variety of styles of eggs on her show. It was the first ever I’d heard of ‘shirred’ eggs, and have since made and enjoyed them. Follow her techniques, and you will be … Continue reading

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