Two great food themed movies are on the schedule just before Thanksgiving. This week is Julie & Julia. The plot is about Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book. It shows in the Memorial Union Commons on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (November 17, 18 & 19) at 2:30, 5:30 and 8:30 PM. Next week is What’s Cooking. The plot of this movie centers on LA’s Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. It will show in the MU Commons on Monday and Tuesday at 2:30, 5:30 and 8:30 PM. It will show on Wednesday at 2:30 PM only. These are FREE and open to anyone.

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  1. I just started doing a lot of cooking from home and it’s the best change I ever made. Julie and Julia had a big influence on my decision as well as Alton Brown and Good Eats.
    I have been debating doing a Good Eats Challenge and sort of copy the J&J idea.

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