The Piglet

Piglet Day 5: Bonnie S. Benwick Takes Two Single-Topic Cookbooks For a Spin

March  9, 2018

Maybe you’re thinking, “I never knew there could be a whole cookbook about pho”—or “I never knew there could be a whole cookbook about onions.” Well, they're both here, and we’re all better for it. On the 5th day of the Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks, Washington Post food editor Bonnie S. Benwick pits The Pho Cookbook against Onions Etcetera.

Read the full judgment here.

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1 Comment

Nancy March 12, 2018
There were a whole lot of comments here. Where'd they go?