Weekend Reading

In this edition, fair food, fury, and borderland dreams deferred...

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Kitchen Wisdom: Talking with Samin Nosrat

Samin Nosrat taught Michael Pollan how to cook, and Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat takes her fun style and serious expertise and puts them into book form.

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Now Grill This: Barbecue Books for Father's Day

Father's Day is coming up and if your dad is also the guy standing over the grill and taking the heat, here are ten of my favorite new barbecue books to take it up a notch...

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In Vino Veritas. But in What Glass? Marissa Ross Lends a Hand...

It's National Wine Day so time to break out a bottle and grab some friends--but what glasses should you use? And, really, what glasses do you need? Blogger and author Marissa A. Ross has the answers.

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Recipe Road Test: "Will It Skillet?" Chicken Pot Pie

Traditional chicken pot pie, you are dead to me. After making the Will It Skillet? version I will never again return to chicken pot pie with a crust, and my family will certainly never let me. Try it yourself for an easier--and tastier--update to this comfort food classic.

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Vivian Howard's Must-Have Cookbooks

Edna Lewis' classic is here, along with The French Laundry Cookbook and it's contemporary equivalent... See what cookbooks award-winner Vivian Howard couldn't do without.

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2017 James Beard Award Winners

The prestigious James Beard awards for cookbooks published in 2016 were handed out last night in Chicago. Here are some of the winners:

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A view (and recipe) from inside London's Chiltern Firehouse

A cookbook that could double as a coffee table book--just make sure none of your guests slips away with it once they get a look inside...

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Recipe Road Test: Sweet and Sour Meatballs with Zucchini

One of the easiest weeknight meals I've made in a long time, from Robyn Stone's cookbook, Add a Pinch.

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Book Club Chicken Salad from Joy the Baker

The only chicken salad recipe you'll ever need--or want--that's perfect for a meeting of books, food, and friends. Oh, and pink wine...

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The Chef's Hat. Or in this case, chefs in hats.

A day with two award-winning chefs, Marcus Samuelsson and Thierry Rautureau, checking out some of Seattle's best local flavor and hats. Yes, hats.

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The Winning Cookbooks: IACP Awards

Chosen from a stellar lineup of finalists, here are a handful of cookbooks that took home a prize at this year's International Culinary Association of America awards ceremony.

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Best Cookbooks of February

This month our picks for the top ten new cookbooks include the memoir of a man who holds a key to some most exclusive restaurants in NYC, how to be a pho pro, and taking the American classic cheeseburger and fries and morphing it into another comfort favorite--meatloaf.

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Julia Child's Memories of Publishing Icon Alfred Knopf

When Julia Child was trying to get Mastering the Art of French Cooking published she didn't have an easy time of it. It was with Alfred A. Knopf that the book found a home, and reproduced here is an essay Child wrote for the publishing house's magazine in remembrance of the man himself.

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2017 IACP Cookbook Award Finalists

Last night the International Association of Culinary Professionals announced the nominees for the 2017 awards...

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