Kicking Off a Week of Julia Child Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email By: Frank Samperi This weekend—August 15—is Julia Child's birthday, and we're celebrating all week long! How can you get in on all the fun? Watch her show every afternoon this week at 2pm ET on Cooking ChannelVisit our gallery of food people cooking up Julia's recipesStock your pantry for French cookingCook something French this week A sweet shot from our gallery of Julia recipes: A big thank-you to the food bloggers who shared their beautiful photography with us: The Front BurnerThe Nifty FoodieOne Hot StoveProud Italian CookStir CrazyShe's in the KitchenPlain ChickenSugar SpiceGood ThingsPham FataleKalyn's KitchenCiao Chow LindaDil Se.. As Julia would say, Bon appétit! Next Up Quoting: Julia Child Julia Child Bio Learn more about Cooking Channels Julia Child host of The French Chef with Julia Child. Caption It: Julia Child Food Bloggers Cooking: Julia Child Celebrating Julia Child's 99th Birthday Prep Work: Julia Child's Birthday Laughing: Julia Child on David Letterman Laughing: Julia Child and the Chicken Sisters What Julia Child Would Drink on Her Birthday We have two Julia-approved libations so that you can celebrate her 100th birthday the way Julia would have done herself, and a special cocktail of our own that we think the eccentric darling of the food world would appreciate. 10 Facts You Didn't Know About Julia Child Julia Child was born 100 years ago today; we celebrate her legacy with French recipes and facts about the queen of French cuisine.