The 2015 Tournament of Cookbooks -- Day 2

February 19, 2015

Welcome to The Piglet! Catch up on the full list of books and judges, score your own copies in the shop, and print out a bracket to follow along. Round 1 of The Piglet is brought to you by our friends at Squarespace

Today: We're on day 2 of Round 1! Head here for a refresher course on our cookbook tournament, and then read on for the decision. Be sure to comment there for a chance to get a copy of the winning book! 

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In case you missed it, Eater's Ryan Sutton has declared the winner of The Piglet's opening day. Now Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts and A Kitchen in France are entering into the fray, under the eye of The Amateur Gourmet's Adam Roberts. 

Read Adam's decision here (hint: its format is a little unconventional), and let us know what you think -- one lucky commenter will have a chance to win a copy of the prevailing book.   

Cook from the books: While these two books are wildly different, they both have recipes that stick savory ingredients in desserts. The result? You'll just have to try the recipes to find out. Cook from these two Piglet books by making Pecorino Romano Cake with Candied Tomatoes from Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts and Crêpes with Salted-Butter Caramel from A Kitchen in France.

Photo by Mark Weinberg

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The Piglet—inspired by The Morning News' Tournament of Books—is where the 16 most notable cookbooks of the year face off in a NCAA-style bracketed tournament. Watch the action and weigh in on the results!


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