Powell died at her home in upstate New York on Oct. 26

Story by Vivaan deora

Her husband, Eric Powell, confirmed the cause

Her death was cardiac arrest, according to her husband

She wrote blog called the Julie/Julia for Salon.com

Powell used her blog to reach thousands of readers on the new platform

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Julie Powell was  the bestselling food writer

she  inspired the movie "Julie & Julia" by cooking her way through Julia Child's recipes,  

Her book won Powell the first Blooker Prize.

in an international competition for books that started as weblogs 

Julie Powell has a net worth of $5 million