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Come one, come all -- we want to know what you think about some of the year's best cookbooks! 

Update: We still have testing slots available for Piglet Community Testing! If you're looking for an excuse to cook up a storm, now's the time. Details on how to compile your review -- as well as the available books -- can be found below. 


Inspired by Food52 community suggestions and by the bumper crop of cookbooks out this year, we will be featuring a community cookbook review on each day of the Piglet. Want to get involved? Call dibs on your favorite cookbook in the comments, below (we're looking for up to 5 testers per book, so don't worry if someone else already claimed yours). The rest is simple: Get the book, test a few recipes by cooking a meal or two, and send your reviews by Monday, January 20th to [email protected]

Reviews should be under 500 words and explain what you liked about the book, why the recipes worked (or didn't), and what sets the cookbook apart from others. Most importantly, make it a great read. Just like we do for our contests, we'll pick the best community review for each book and feature it on the site. Now get cooking -- and be sure to tell us all about it! 

 In The Charcuterie: The Fatted Calf's Guide to Making Sausage, Salumi, Pates, Roasts, Confits, and Other Meaty Goods 
by Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller


Coi: Stories and Recipes 
by Daniel Patterson


Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art 
by Caitlin Freeman


Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint
by Ivan Orkin & Chris Ying


Sara Jenkins' New Italian Pantry 
by Sara Jenkins

Bakeless Sweets by Faith Durand 

Sorella: Recipes, Cocktails & True Stories from our New York Restaurant 
by Emma Hearst & Sarah Krathen

Le Pigeon: Cooking at the Dirty Bird 
by Gabriel Rucker, Meredith Erickson, Lauren Fortgang & Andrew Fortgang 

Manresa: An Edible Reflection
by David Kinch and Christine Muhlke  


To see the full list of Community Picks, head here

Tags: The Piglet, Books