Have you heard? The Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks kicked off on Wednesday -- and a lot went down in Week 1. Sam Sifton ushered a cookbook into the second round that boasts "the greatest thing I had eaten in half a year." And though Christina Tosi rarely gets the chance to cook for herself, she reveled at the excuse to dive into her assignment. Yesterday, Brian Boitano called the shots. To read more, check out each judgment below -- and tune in next week to check out the next crop of Piglet competitors.
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!