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Julia Child Remixed

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Julia Child died in 2004.

Julia Child once said, "Freshness is essential."

Tributes to the late chef don't get much fresher than this funky compilation of clips PBS has put together in honor of Child's 100th birthday, which would have been Wednesday. Peep this:

Child was born Aug. 15, 1912 in Pasadena, Calif. She is credited for bringing French food to the American masses with her television shows and two-volume cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

In honor of Child,  at 8 p.m. Wednesday WUSF TV will air Julia Child Memories: Bon Appétit! The retrospective includes highlights from Child's television show The French Chef, plus interviews with respected foodies and folks who worked on the 2009 film Julie and Julia.

For more sweet and savory tributes, follow the Twitter hashtag #cookforjulia.

Child is just the latest PBS personality to undergo the PBS remix treatment. Other celebrities in the Icons Remixed series include Fred Rogers--as in, Mister Rogers--and painter Bob Ross.