The Food52 Cookbook: 140 Winning Recipes from Exceptional Home Cooks (Hardcover)

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The Best Cooks Are Home Cooks

Accomplished food writers and editors Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs had a mission: to discover and celebrate the best home cooks in the country. Each week for fifty-two weeks, they ran recipe contests on their website,, and the 140 winning recipes make up this book. They include: Double Chocolate Espresso CookiesSecret Ingredient Beef Stew Simple Summer Peach CakeWishbone Roast Chicken with Herb Butter

These recipes prove the truth that great home cooking doesn t have to be complicated or precious to be memorable. This book captures the community spirit that has made Food52 a success. It features Amanda's and Merrill's thoughts and tips on every recipe, plus behind-the-scenes photos, reader comments, and portraits of the contributors putting you right in the kitchen with America's most talented cooks.

Praise For…

“There’s something for everyone . . . from crowd-pleasing Zucchini Pancakes to elegant Risotto Rosso. And isn’t it heartwarming that something as ephemeral as a blog, about something as transient as food, might be just good enough to make it to your permanent bookshelf? Take a bow, home cooks.”

One of 2011’s Best Cookbooks

One of the Top 10 Cookbooks of 2011: “A testament to crowd-sourcing, to accomplished cooks who don’t necessarily blog, and to’s smart curating.”
-Washington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061887208
ISBN-10: 006188720X
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: October 25th, 2011
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Food52

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