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Apparently, life on the New York set of the film brought with it another set of culinary dangers. As star
"The food was unbelievable, and the crew was consequently the happiest group of men and women in New York City at the time," Streep said while promoting the film at a farm and restaurant north of the city.
When either she or co-star
"It's almost the reason to take the job," she laughed about her own decision to portray Julia Child, whose cookbooks have made sophisticated French techniques accessible to Americans for generations.
Adams plays a real-life blogger named Julie Powell, a bored worker bee who decided to cook every one of the recipes in Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" in a year and blog about the process. The blog became a book, which writer/director Nora Ephron then paired with Child's story for "Julie & Julia."
While Streep did her best not to pack on some "J&J"-induced pounds, Adams arrived on set with her own culinary dedication. "I'll go for hours with the chips and salsa, and my friends are like, 'Amy, are you really going to finish that enormous plate of nachos?' " she told MTV News. "And I will commit. It'll be, like, an hour and a half, two hours."
But she was quick to caution us all about one thing: "You have to pace yourself with the margaritas. But that's just good advice in life."
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