Entries Tagged as '21st Century'

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Bill Granger embroiled in legal battle

Australian publisher Murdoch Books, recently released two Bill Granger “best of” collections. The problem is, Bill Granger says they were produced without his permission. Murdoch says they are using Granger’s recipes under a licensing agreement and that they have been paying him royalties on the new “best of” books. Granger’s grudge is that “each individual […]

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Modernist Cuisine – what’s in it for a home cook?

Michele Kayal, of the Associated Press, lessons for the home cook can be had from wizards of modernist cuisine Nathan Myrvhold (Modernist Cuisine), Grant Achatz (fall 2012 release) and Cook’s Illustrated (Science Of Good Cooking, fall 2012 release). Read on.

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Times-Picayune’s Creole Cook Book

Rien Fertel, freelance oral historian for the Southern Foodways Alliance discussed the Times Picayune’s Creole Cook Book and Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans edited by Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker in the Oxford American (The Southern Magazine of Good Writing) in an article titled: Past & Repast today. […]

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Pioneer Woman premiers on Food Network

The Pioneer Lady, Ree Drummond; made famous with her blog and cookbook: The Pioneer Woman Cooks : Recipes From An Accidental Country Girl premiers on the Food Channel today.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Released today — 40 Years of Chez Panisse

Available today:  40 Years of Chez Panisse : The Power of Gathering by Alice Waters and Friends, an album that chronicles the life of Chez Panisse from germination to the maturity with “archival material and photographs—menus; invitations; pictures of Alice at the restaurant and around the world, with those who have passed through her life—and […]

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals to be issued under new title in U.S.

Did you know that the U.K.’s best-selling cookbook of all time, Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals, will be released in the U.S. under the title Meals In Minutes on October 4th? The “30 Minutes” part provoked some controversy on the other side of pond. I suspect the change in title came about because advanced British cooks […]

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

Jennet Conant has written extensively on World War II and the intelligence community in her previous books:  The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington; Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II; and 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer […]

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Alan Jackson’s Cook Book in second edition

A second edition of Alan Jackson’s cook book: Who Says You Can’t Cook It All is now available at his website. The new edition contains more than 60 recipes from his family, including his wife Denise and his mother Ruth, as well as more than 35 photographs (some never before published). The first edition contained […]

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Martha Stewart book released

Today is the release date for Martha Stewart’s new book, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook. Check the “Cooking School Book Tour” listing on Martha’s website to see if she’ll be visiting your neighborhood bookstore.

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread

Released today: The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread: Cakes, Cookies, Bars, Pastries and More from New York City’s Favorite Bakery.