Winners of the James Beard Foundation's Book, Broadcast and Journalism Awards

The winners of the James Beard Foundation's media awards were announced last night (the glitzy chef awards will be presented tonight, and you can follow along here if you like). Congratulations to all of the winners!

Cookbook of the Year Modernist Cuisine by Nathan Myhrvold with Chris Young and Maxime Bilet (The Cooking Lab)

Cookbook Hall of Fame Laurie Colwin Home Cooking and More Home Cooking

American Cooking A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen by Hugh Acheson (Clarkson Potter) Baking and Dessert Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home by Jeni Britton Bauer (Artisan) Beverage Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, & Formulas by Brad Thomas Parsons (Ten Speed Press) Cooking from a Professional Point of View Modernist Cuisine by Nathan Myhrvold with Chris Young and Maxime Bilet (The Cooking Lab)

General Cooking Ruhlman's Twenty by Michael Ruhlman (Chronicle Books) Focus on Health Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen by Heidi Swanson (Ten Speed Press)

International The Food of Morocco by Paula Wolfert (Ecco)

Photography Notes from a Kitchen: A Journey Inside Culinary Obsession Artist/Photographer: Jeff Scott (Tatroux)

Reference and Scholarship Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920 by Andrew P. Haley (The University of North Carolina Press)

Single Subject All About Roasting by Molly Stevens (W.W. Norton & Company)

Writing and Literature Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (Random House)

Publications of the Year Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs Food52

Darra Goldstein Gastronomica

Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction Anna Thomas EatingWell "The Soup for Life"

Environment, Food Politics, and Policy Ben Paynter Fast Company "The Sweet Science"

Food Coverage in a Food-Focused Publication Saveur James Oseland

Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication Lesley Bargar Suter Los Angeles "Chinese Food in L.A.," "It's Time for Breakfast in L.A," "Food Lovers Guide" Food Culture and Travel Fuchsia Dunlop The Financial Times "Global Menu: Kicking Up a Stink"

Food-Related Columns Lettie Teague The Wall Street Journal On Wine: Lettie Teague: "Drink, Memory: How to Remember that Wine;" "In Praise of the One-Cabernet Lunch;" "May I recommend: Lessons of Great Sommeliers"

Group Food Blog The Salt: NPR's Food Blog Maria Godoy

Health and Well-Being Maureen O'Hagan The Seattle Times "Feeling the Weight: The Emotional Battle to Control Kids' Diet"

Humor Brett Martin GQ "The Hangover Part III"

Individual Food Blog Poor Man's Feast Elissa Altman "Craving the Food of Depravity"

Personal Essay Cal Fussman "Drinking at 1,300 Ft: A 9/11 Story About Wine and Wisdom"

Profile Susan Choi Food & Wine "The Spice Wizardry of Lior Lev Sercarz"

Visual Storytelling Landon Nordeman Saveur "Soul of Sicily," "BBQ Nation," "Heart of the Valley"

Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages Sarah Karnasiewicz Imbibe "Fizzy Business"

Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award Alan Richman GQ "The Very Tasty Liberation of Paris," "I Heart SF," "Diner for Schmucks"

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award John T. Edge Saveur "BBQ Nation"

Radio Show/Audio Webcast Fear of Frying: Culinary Nightmares Host: Nina Barrett Area: WBEZ Producer: Jason Marck

Special/Documentary (Television or Video Webcast) A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt Network: HBO Producers: Sally Rowe, Rachel Mills, and Alan Oxman

Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location Chopped Host: Ted Allen Network: Food Network Producers: Linda Lea, Dave Noll, and Vivian Sorenson

Television Program, On Location Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern Host: Andrew Zimmern Network: Travel Channel Producer: Andrew Zimmern

Television Segment CBS News Sunday Morning Host: Martha Teichner Network: CBS Producers: Lauren Barnello, Jon Carras, Edward Forgotson, Patrick Lee, and David Small

Video Webcast eatTV with Jamie Tiampo Host: Jamie Tiampo Producers: Suzanne Glickstein, Jimmy McCoy, and Jamie Tiampo

Media Personality/Host (Television or Video Webcast) Host: Ted Allen Show: Chopped Network: Food Network

Via James Beard Foundation

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