NPR Choice pageClients, family and friends all seemed to glow with this strange excitement after watching the Blockbuster hit Julie and Julia, book written by Julie Powell. Everyone suddenly wanted to start a blog. I thought the movie was about Meryl Streep playing Julia Child…? Well six months or so after the movie released, I finally broke down and saw it. Being a blogger, I was filled with inspiration to say the least.
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
The film contrasts the life of chef Julia Child in the early years of her culinary career with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell , who aspires to cook all recipes in Child's cookbook in days, a challenge she described on her popular blog that made her a published author. Both of these books were written and published in the same time frame — The film is the first major motion picture based on a blog. Streep and Adams previously starred together in Doubt In , Julie Powell Adams is a young writer with an unpleasant job at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation 's call center, where she answers telephone calls from victims of the September 11 attacks and members of the general public complaining about the LMDC's controversial plans for rebuilding the World Trade Center. She is discontented with this, and is disheartened at watching her acquaintances succeed in their own professions.
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I saw the movie Julie and Julia over the weekend. To develop your personal clarity or purpose you need to do three things.
Rate this book. As far as I know, the only evidence supporting the theory that Julia Child first made Potage Parmentier during a bad bout of ennui is her own recipe for it. She writes that Potage Parmentier- which is just a Frenchie way of saying potato soup - "smells good, tastes good, and is simplicity itself to make. She concedes that you can add carrots or broccoli or green beans if you want, but that seems beside the point, if what you're looking for is simplicity itself. Simplicity itself. It sounds like poetry, doesn't it? It sounds like just what the doctor ordered.