| Jan 31, 2010
Until recently, the closest thing I'd come to a cooking class was watching the demo station at Trader Joe's. After seeing "Julie & Julia," I felt inspired to get in touch with my inner Julia Child. But who has the time and money to fly to Paris and...
| Jul 12, 2009
1. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith ($12.95)
2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95)
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows ($14)
| Jul 24, 2009
| 2:24 AM
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| Jul 29, 2009
| 5:55 AM
Julie and Julia
To purchase a copy of the book:
Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously
| Aug 5, 2009
As Julie & Julia points out, Julie Powell was a struggling would-be writer living New York when she stumbled upon the gimmick that would make her famous. She started a blog, "The Julie/Julia Project: Nobody here but us servantless American cooks."
| Aug 6, 2009
Julie Powell was a frustrated Amherst grad living in New York and working in a temp job when her husband suggested she take that theater and fiction writing major out for a spin and try a blog. The one she came up with, "The Julie/Julia Project," would...
| Aug 6, 2009
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| Aug 9, 2009
"G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one.
The film came in about $10 million under...
| Aug 12, 2009
At a certain point in the wonderful new movie "Julie & Julia," there is a plot twist so shocking the audience gasps. Julia Child does something that seems so totally out of character that even on the way out, people were still shaking their heads. "How...
| Aug 17, 2009
| 2:17 PM
Amy Adams ( "Julie & Julia") and Emily Blunt ("The Devil Wears Prada") make an engaging duo as sisters who take up a very specialized profession in director Christine Jeffs' seriocomic tale. Their business is to clean up crime scenes, and the literally...
| Aug 19, 2009
The first time I went to Paris, a friend's old boyfriend, a poet who taught English to the employees of the French phone company, took me in hand and introduced me to his favorite restaurants. This American in Paris was mad about simple bistros and lively...