The winners of this year's James Beard Foundation Book Awards were announced and the list includes both familiar names and welcome newcomers. It was fun to see some of our own favorites and best of 2018 picks among them--it was a really stellar year for cookbooks. Below are the winning titles in five categories, congratulations to all!
Masters of mixology and the authors of Death & Co.: Modern Classic Cocktails took home the big prize with their inspired new book that was worth the wait. With this bible of booze, those of us at home will learn the techniques and basic recipes that are the backbone of classic and original cocktails.
Chef and author Edward Lee's account of his two year adventure to uncover the stories behind the far-reaching diversity and influences of what people are cooking and eating across America today. 40 recipes add flavor to the sixteen fascinating chapters of Buttermilk Graffiti.
The history of the Harlem food scene told in essays and recipes that celebrate and honor the melding of African, Asian, and African-American influences.
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