The IACP awards have the following categories: American; Baking: Savory or Sweet; Chefs & Restaurants; Children, Youth, and Family; Compilations; Culinary History; First Book; Food Photography and Styling; Food Reference; General; Health and Special Diet; International; Library Food Writing; Professional Kitchens; Single Subject; and Wine, Beer & Spirits. To find out which notable cookbooks have been included and to share your favorite cookbook, read more.
The Lee Brother's Simple Fresh Southern will face off against Christine Hanna's The Winemaker Cooks in the award for best American cookbook. Bon Appétit Desserts is up for the baking category while The Essential New York Times Cookbook is going head to head with Southern Living 1,001 Ways to Cook Southern. Like the season finale of Top Chef Masters, Rick Bayless and Michael Chiarello will fight each other for the Chef and Restaurants title. For the complete list of winners, head over to the IACP's website.
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