The Best Cooks Are Home Cooks
Accomplished food writers and editors Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs had a mission: to discover and celebrate the best home cooks in the country. Each week for fifty-two weeks, they ran recipe contests on their website, Food52.com, and the 140 winning recipes make up this book. They include: Double Chocolate Espresso CookiesSecret Ingredient Beef Stew Simple Summer Peach CakeWishbone Roast Chicken with Herb Butter
These recipes prove the truth that great home cooking doesn t have to be complicated or precious to be memorable. This book captures the community spirit that has made Food52 a success. It features Amanda s and Merrill s thoughts and tips on every recipe, plus behind-the-scenes photos, reader comments, and portraits of the contributors putting you right in the kitchen with America s most talented cooks. "