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Author photo. How to Cook Your Life party, 2007, photo by <A HREF="http://www.flickr.com/people/drewzak/">Andrew Zakem</A>

How to Cook Your Life party, 2007, photo by Andrew Zakem

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Edward has been practicing Zen since 1965, and was ordained as Soto Zen Buddhist priest in 1971 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, who gave him the Dharma name Jusan Kainei, which means "Longevity Mountain, Peaceful Sea."

Edward is also an accomplished chef, who helped found Greens Restaurant in San Francisco and worked with Deborah Madison in writing The Greens Cookbook. Edward's other books include The Tassajara Bread Book, Tassajara Cooking, The Tassajara Recipe Book, and Tomato Blessings and Radish Teachings. He also edited Not Always So, a collection of Suzuki Roshi's lectures. In 2007, Edward appeared in How to Cook Your Life, a critically acclaimed feature-length documentary film directed by Doris Dörrie.
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