The Piglet

The Tournament of Cookbooks -- Day 8

February 15, 2013

16 of the best cookbooks of 2012. A whole slew of talented and opinionated judges. 1 prize: the coveted Piglet trophy.

Welcome to Day 8 of the Piglet! Let's get right to it. 

Round One, Decision Eight:

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Judged by: Chris Ying

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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

Alex C. February 17, 2013
I love Diana Henry's cookbooks but Salt Sugar Smoke must be the best yet. Arrived on my bookshelf last week, this w/end, with lots of guests around to feed, I cooked not two but three dishes out of it, Pork Rilletes, Pickled Spicy Black Grapes, and a beautiful maple syrup marinated pork roast. A great success on all counts. I can't wait to try more recipes from this great book.