Live to Cook with dust jacket, and without. Photo collage: Eat Me Daily.
"They didn't want recipes with things like pig's head and I didn't want a cookbook with my picture on the cover," Michael Symon told YumSugar about his book Live to Cook (Amazon). "In the end we compromised. My picture is on the cover [...]
Amazon is holding their annual Best Book Covers of 2009 (you need an Amazon account to vote). In the "Cooking, Food, and Wine" category:
Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller, designed by Leve
Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan, designed by Marysarah Quinn
Fat of the Land by Langdon Cook, designed by Mayumi Thompson
Ratio by Michael [...]