Recently I heard some food experts on a panel discussing what exactly is American food — how do you define it? The question makes for an enjoyable debate, but for me the answer is simple. Southern food is American food, and even though I didn’t grow up eating this way, I do a lot of … More behing the scenes for the new Jean Anderson cookbook
Note: This drawing is now closed. About a year ago I was in Philadelphia at Brown Betty Dessert Boutique, art directing the photoshoot for their first cookbook which was just published this week. Ah, my life was different then. I was still in a bit of denial about my gluten-intolerance, and I was “taste-testing” every dessert … More brown betty and a giveaway
Note: This drawing is now closed. Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken by Lorraine Wallace is just hitting stores this week. As you can probably guess, it’s almost all chicken recipes (she’s got about 30 side dishes too), for every possible season, event, or night of the week — recipes the whole family will enjoy. It’s the … More behind the scenes with chicken — and a giveaway
It’s not every week that I’m working on two cookbook photoshoots at the same time. I normally take some behind-the-scenes snapshots and then hold them for up to a year until the book is published to write a blog post. But it’s hard keeping things under wraps for so long, so here’s a sneak peek. … More a week behind the scenes
Note: This drawing is now closed. It’s time again for another behind-the-scenes post, this time for the brand-new The Butch Bakery Cookbook. David Arrick and Janice Kollar are the geniuses behind these concoctions, spiked with booze, punched up with chili powder, and topped with bacon.