Julie Powell is the author of Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously based on her blog The Julie/Julia Project. Her forthcoming book, Cleaving: A Story of Meat, Marriage, and Obsession, will be published in December.

The woman behind breakout blog The Julie/Julia Project and the upcoming film Julie & Julia tells us what she’s loving right now.

The author of Julie & Julia, the book that inspired Nora Ephron’s summer hit-to-be, says a new book about bacon manages to render a delicious topic thoroughly unpalatable.