Sara Moulton has an impressive resume. She was one of the original Food Network stars, CIA graduate, cookbook author, executive chef of Gourmet magazine, worked with Julia Childs on one of Julia’s PBS shows and one of my favorite chef personalities. She has put together her list of The Best Cookbooks of 2008.
Here is her list, use the above link (in title) for a description of each cookbook:
300 Sensational Soups by Carla Snyder and Meredith Deeds
Urban Italian by Andrew Carmellini
Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore
Cuisine Latina by Michelle Bernstein
Michelle was a guest judge on Top Chef and gave this book to the winning team. I am excited to check it out.
Screen Doors and Sweet Tea by Martha Hall Foose
The Modern Baker by Nick Malgieri
Baking for All Occasions by Flo Braker
Dessert Express by Lauren Chattman
Around the World Cookbook by Abigail Johnson Dodge
Knives Cooks Love by Sarah Jay
The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
Beyond the Great Wall by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid
Home Creamery by Kathy Farrell Kingsley
In Season by Sarah Raven
Bon Appetit Y'All by Virginia Willis
Hello, Cupcake by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson
Bakewise by Shirley Corriher
More Fast Food My Way by Jacques Pepin
I am a big fan of Jacques and enjoy his first Fast Food My Way, excited to check out the second edition.
I would love to hear from you if you have a review of one of these.