therapy in cooking

In "Julie & Julia," Amy Adams plays a frustrated writer who attempts to cook every recipe in legendary chef Julia Child's cookbook when she felt stymied by her own problems.  >

BY ROSEMARY BLACK
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Monday, August 10, 2009

It can soothe jangled nerves, heal broken hearts and cure boredom, insomnia and anxiety.

Cooking is therapy and, fattening or not, it’s effective.

It worked for Julie Powell, who set out to whip up every recipe in legendary chef Julia Child’s cookbook when she felt stymied by her own problems. The blog and book that resulted, “Julie & Julia,” are portrayed in a new film starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams.

Just why cooking is so soothing may be because it encourages creativity.

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