With only weeks to go until it releases the American food universe's greatest list of all, the James Beard Foundation has put forth into the world another, more gluten-filled list: the "Baker's Dozen," or 13 best baking books.
Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>
Tomorrow, we reveal the 10 cookbooks that we think are the best of all time. (Actually, we're limiting it to the 19th through 21st centuries, just so our heads don't explode.) As cookbook fetishists, we're having a hard time with this one, sweating it out over beloved works by everyone from J ... More >>