The 2015 Tournament of Cookbooks -- Day 13

March  6, 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. 

Today: It's the first day of Round 3! 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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It's the kickoff of the semifinals! New York Times writer Henry Alford is up today, choosing between Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts and Sean Brock's Heritage. (For a quick catch-up on what happened in Round 2, see how Fancy Desserts advanced here, and how Heritage advanced here.) Sweets or Southern -- which one will advance to the finals?

Read Henry's decision here, and let us know what you think in the comments section -- one lucky commenter will have a chance to win a copy of the prevailing book.

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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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1 Comment

rmandell March 6, 2015
Based solely on the reviews, I find myself rooting for Fancy Desserts the way I will for Duke during March madness. I didn't realize I get so caught up in the tournament. Now I have to figure out appropriate face paint for the final round...