Welcome to the Piglet! Catch up on the full list of books and judges, score your own copies in Provisions, and print out a bracket to follow along.
Today: Play has officially begun! Read on for the the decision, and comment there for a chance to win a copy of the winning book.
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Without further ado, we present to you the first judgment. In Round 1, Decision 1, Balaboosta faces off against The A.O.C. Cookbook, and Sam Sifton of The New York Times calls the shots.
At the edge of your seat? We are too.
Head here to read the decision, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section of the judgment! One lucky commenter will have a shot at scoring a copy of the winning 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!