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IACP cookbook award finalists

Posted by Devra First  March 7, 2011 07:29 PM

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The International Association of Culinary Professionals has announced the finalists for its 2011 awards. For a complete list, go here. Here are some highlights among the cookbook finalists, by category:

American:

"The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern," by Matt Lee and Ted Lee.
"The Winemaker Cooks," by Christine Hanna.
"Fried Chicken & Champagne: A Romp Through the Kitchen at Pomegranate Bistro," by Lisa Dupar.

Baking:

"Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-your-Mouth Cookies," by Alice Medrich.
"Good to the Grain," by Kim Boyce and Amy Scattergood.
"Bon Appetit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful," by Barbara Fairchild.

Culinary history:

"Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History," by William Woys Weaver.
"97 Orchard," by Jane Ziegelman.
"Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms," by Greg Marley.

Compilations:

"The Essential New York Times Cookbook," by Amanda Hesser.
"Southern Living: 1,001 Ways to Cook Southern," by the editors of Southern Living.
"The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook," by Sara Roahen and John T. Edge.

Chefs and restaurants:

"Flying Pans: Two Chefs, One World," by Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver.
"Michael Chiarello's Bottega," by Michael Chiarello.
"Fiesta at Rick's," by Rick Bayless and Deann Bayless.

For children and family:

"Sara Moulton's Everyday Family Dinners," by Sara Moulton.
"Italian Home Cooking," by Julia Della Croce.
"The Baby & Toddler Cookbook," by Karen Ansel and Charity Ferreira.

First book:

"Fried Chicken & Champagne: A Romp Through the Kitchen at Pomegranate Bistro," by Lisa Dupar.
"Salted: A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes," by Mark Bitterman.
"Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily," by Jessica Theroux.

Food matters:

"American Wasteland," by Jonathan Bloom.
"Good Meat," by Deborah Krasner.
"What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets," by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio.
"The Wild Table," by Connie Green and Sarah P. Scott.

General:

"Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes From My Home To Yours," by Dorie Greenspan.
"The Country Cookbook," by Belinda Jeffery.
"Forgotten Skills of Cooking," by Darina Allen.

Health and special diet:
"Essentials of Nutrition for Chefs," by Catharine Powers and Mary Abbott Hess.
"Food Matters Cookbook," by Mark Bittman.
"Seriously Good! Gluten-Free Baking," by Phil Vickery.

International:
"The Country Cooking of Ireland," by Coleman Andrews.
"Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge," by Grace Young.
"My Calabria," by Rosetta Constantino and Janet Fletcher.

Literary food writing:
"As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child & Avis DeVoto," by Joan Reardon.
"A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela," by Dee Nolan.
"Boozehound: On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits," by Jason Wilson.

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