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Michael Symon's Cook to Live Cookbook Cover: An Unfortunate Compromise

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 [...]

The Best Cookbooks of 2009 Roundup Spectacular

2009 has really been the year of the home cook. While last year's crop of cookbooks was dominated by technical, aspirational, fantastical documents like Alinea, A Day at El Bulli, and Under Pressure, the front runners this year are all about doability — take Ad Hoc home, take Momofuku home, make your own bacon, can [...]

Cookin' with Coolio: By the Numbers

Photograph: Paula Forbes / Eat Me Daily
As you may recall, rap superstar Coolio has been producing YouTube cooking videos for about a year now, and, like any good online cooking phenomenon, he got a book deal out of it. Cookin' with Coolio: 5 Star Meals at a 1 Star Price (Amazon) is a collection of [...]

Amazon's Search for the Best Food Book Cover of 2009

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 [...]

Sweet Treats: A Typographical Cookbook

Left: Toothsome Typeface Tart. Right: Knockout Hot Chocolate. View larger.
This looks nice: the Sweet Treats, a typographical cookbook by Woodward Design.
Each is hand-numbered from a limited edition of 500. You can see a full preview on Issuu and can buy it at Etsy for $20.

Cookbook Review: I Heart Macarons by Hisako Ogita: Sweet, Fluffy, and Imperfect

Photograph: Helen Rosner / Eat Me Daily
Hello! This book review comes with a contest! Make it all the way to the end for details on how to win your own copy of I Heart Macarons.
I've never made macarons before. I'm really way too impatient and haphazard by nature to be much of a baker, I've [...]

Cookbook Review: Simple Fresh Southern by Matt Lee and Ted Lee: Sibling Rivalry

Photograph: Helen Rosner / Eat Me Daily
The misleading thing about sophomore slump, as a concept, is that it focuses on the downturn. That's not to say that the theory doesn't hold water: with that first creative excursion you've had your whole life to come up with you're going to say, it's fresh and new and [...]

The New Yorker 2009 Food Issue, ADHD Edition

The November 23rd, 2009 issue of the New Yorker is dedicated to all things food, and it's full of big names (Heston Blumenthal! Mimi Sheraton!), trendy food (Poutine!), and a gigantic dissection of what cookbooks mean from Adam Gopnick. Below, we let you know what is (and isn't) worth your time.

John Colapinto takes Manhattan [...]

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