James Beard Foundation Award finalists

Earlier today the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the prestigious 2013 JBF Awards. In addition to awards for restaurateurs, television shows, and magazine features, the Foundation recognizes excellence in cookbooks and food writing. A full list of the honored books is below, with links to LJ reviews where available. The awards ceremony will be held May 5 in New York City.

Cookbooks: American Cooking
Fire in My Belly, Kevin Gillespie & David Joachim.
Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking, Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart.
Southern Comfort, Allison Vines-Rushing & Slade Rushing.

Cookbooks: Beverage
How to Love Wine, Eric Asimov
Inventing Wine, Paul Luckas
Wine Grapes, Julia Harding, Jancis Robinson & Jose Vouillimoz

Cookbooks: General Cooking
Canal House Cooks Every Day, Melissa Hamilton & Christopher Hirsheimer.
Modernist Cuisine at Home, Nathan Myhrvold & Maxime Bilet
What Katie Ate, Katie Quinn Davies.

Cookbooks: International
Burma, Naomi Duguid.
Gran Cocina Latina, Maricel E. Presilla.
Jerusalem; Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi.

Cookbooks: Reference and Scholarship
101 Classic Cookbooks, Marvin J. Taylor & Clark Wolf.
The Art of Fermentation, Sandor Ellix Katz
The Cookbook Library, Anne Willan, Mark Cherniavsky, &  Kyri Claflin.

Cookbooks: Baking and Dessert
Bouchon Bakery, Thomas Keller & Sebastien Rouxel.
The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook, Tom Douglas.
Flour Water Salt Yeast, Ken Forkish & Alan Weiner.

Cookbooks: Professional Point of View
Come In, We’re Closed, Christine Carroll & Jody Eddy.
Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine, Cesare Casella & Stephanie Lyness
Toqué!, Normand Laprise

Cookbooks: Focus on Health
Cooking Light: The New Way to Cook Light, Editors of Cooking Light
The Sprouted Kitchen, Sara Forte & Hugh Forte.
True Food, Andrew Weil & Sam Fox.

Cookbooks: Single Subject
Afield, Jesse Griffiths, Jody Horton & Andrew Zimmern
Modern Sauces, Martha Holmberg & Ellen Silverman
Ripe, Nigel Slater

Cookbooks: Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
Foraged Flavor, Tama Matsuoka Wong & Eddy Leroux.
Herbivoracious, Michael Natkin.
Roots, Diane Morgan

Cookbooks: Writing and Literature
The American Way of Eating, Tracie McMillan
The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat, Thomas McNamee
Yes, Chef, Marcus Samuelsson

Cookbooks: Photography
Bouchon Bakery, Thomas Keller & Sebastien Rouxel
Toqué! Normand Laprise
What Katie Ate, Katie Quinn Davies.


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