By John R. Quain
Updated July 28, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

One of the oldest high-tech folktales of failure is the story of how PC makers tried to get America’s homemakers to store recipes on their computers. But the PC makers didn’t have Julia Child on their side. On this successful CD-ROM, Julia Child: Home Cooking With Master Chefs, Child’s inimitable warble entices you to try gourmet recipes using filmed lessons by 16 renowned chefs. From Andre Soltner’s Alsatian stew to Amy Ferguson-Ota’s wok-seared ono, you can follow these instructions if you can boil water. However, better not consider any of the dishes here if low-cholesterol is part of your vocabulary. A