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James Beard Cookbook Nominees

Post Date:04/02/2018 5:34 PM

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2018 James Beard Award-Nominated Cookbooks

In addition to recognizing groundbreaking chefs and restaurants, the James Beard Foundation also recognizes books in a variety of categories. Winners for the Book of the Year Award and the Cookbook Hall of Fame inductee will be announced April 27, 2018. In the meantime, here are a few nominees you can borrow from Mesa Public Library:

American

Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots
Matt Jennings

Baking and Desserts

BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts
Stella Parks

Sweet
Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

The Sweet Spot: Dialing Back Sugar and Amping Up Flavor
Bill Yosses and Peter Kaminsky

Beverage

Meehan's Bartender Manual
Jim Meehan

Mezcal: The History, Craft & Cocktails of the World’s Ultimate Artisanal Spirit
Emma Janzen
 

General

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street: The New Home Cooking
Christopher Kimball

Dinner: Changing the Game
Melissa Clark

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat

Health and Special Diets

Deepa’s Secrets
Deepa Thomas

International

Nopalito: A Mexican kitchen
Gonzalo Guzman and Stacy Adimando

Paladares: Recipes inspired by the private restaurants of Cuba
Anya von Bremzen and Megan Fawn Schlow

Photography

Cook Beautiful
Johnny Miller

Simple Fare: Spring and Summer
Karen Mordechai

Reference, History, and Scholarship

Champagne
Peter Liem

Peppers of the Americas
Maricel E. Presilla
 

Restaurant and Professional

State Bird Provisions
Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, with JJ Goode
 

Single Subject

Offal Good
Chris Cosentino with Michael Harlan Turkell

The Pho Cookbook: easy to adventurous recipes for Vietnam's favorite soup and noodles
Andrea Nguyen
 

Vegetable-Focused Cooking

The Book of Greens: a cook's compendium
Jenn Louis with Kathleen Squires

In My Kitchen
Deborah Madison

Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables
Joshua McFadden with Martha Holmberg

Writing

The Cooking Gene
Michael W. Twitty

The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
Lizzie Collingham

Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life
Emily Kaiser Thelin

 

Bon Apetit!