2013 James Beard Award Nominee for Reference and Scholarship Category
2013 IACP Award Nominee for Culinary History Category
This will appeal to those who have recently bought new editions of classic cookbooks like Julia Child or Marcella Hazan, or the facsimile editions of old Betty Crocker cookbooks. It also will take up some of the audience for the popular series of annually issued books, Best American Recipes, which ended in 2006.
This is the cookbook-lover's equivalent of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die--except that this has the bonus of hundreds of practical, useable recipes.