The Piglet

The Piglet Party

November  6, 2009

The Food: Momofuku pork buns, Seven Fires grilled salmon, Canal House spareribs, I Loved, I Lost meatballs, Helen's Spicy Shrimp, Babycakes brownies, Momofuku pork buns, and more!

The Booze: Prosecco and lots o' wine.

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The Talk: Gail Simmons moderates a panel discussion with Gabrielle Hamilton (judge), Peter Meehan (Momofuku), Peter Kaminsky (Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way), Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton (Canal House Cooking (Volume N° 1)).

The When: Monday, November 9

The Where: Astor Center, 399 Lafayette Street

The Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

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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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Raven November 6, 2009
Canal house Cooking is a delight; full of fresh, imaginative combinations of easily available ingredients, prepared with inspired
but simple methods. So appropriate for this time!!
chrisnet November 6, 2009
Canal House cooking is a joy. The recipes are simple for even non-chefs and the presentation is impeccable.
pamsteenburg November 6, 2009
I vote for Canal House Cooking, the size of the book is perfect, the photography is amazing, and the recipes are contemporary and easy and delicious! Thanks!