You have to run with it

What a pleasure to meet Judith Jones, Julia Child’s editor, and hear stories of her work with the woman who made great cooking greatly accessible to American cooks.

Hardly a sidenote: If it weren’t for Judith Jones, “The Diary of Anne Frank” might never have been published.

Global Bites catering did an amazing job scaling up many recipes from ‘Mastering the Art’ for the crowd of about 90. Here’s the first plate, including celery root remoulade and terrine of pork, veal and ham. If it needs saying: it was fantastic.

Citing a conversation with Julia Child, Ms. Jones recalls Child telling Jones, “You and I were born at the right time.” Maybe so, Jones noted, but, “You have to run with it.” Indeed!

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