2012 Winter: Cookbooks

2012 Winter: Cookbooks

Washington Post food editor Bonnie Benwick and Splendid Table managing producer Sally Swift share their picks for the best cookbooks of 2012.

Washington Post food editor Bonnie Benwick and Splendid Table managing producer Sally Swift share their picks for the best cookbooks of 2012.

Bonnie Benwick's Picks

Image of Canal House Cooks Every Day
by Hamilton & Hirsheimer, Christopher Hirsheimer, Melissa Hamilton
Andrews McMeel Publishing

Image of Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America
by Maricel E. Presilla
W. W. Norton & Company

Image of Jerusalem: A Cookbook
by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi
Ten Speed Press

Image of Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking
by Nathalie Dupree, Cynthia Graubart
Gibbs Smith

Image of Preserving: The Canning and Freezing Guide for All Seasons
by Pat Crocker
William Morrow Cookbooks

Image of Slow Cooking
by Antony Worrall Thompson
Mitchell Beazley

Image of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
by Deb Perelman
Knopf

Image of Mike Isabella's Crazy Good Italian: Big Flavors, Small Plates
by Mike Isabella
Da Capo Lifelong Books

Image of Simply Sensational Cookies
by Nancy Baggett
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Image of Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
Stewart, Tabori and Chang

Image of Bouchon Bakery
by Thomas Keller, Sebastien Rouxel
Artisan

Image of The Farm: Rustic Recipes for a Year of Incredible Food
by Ian Knauer
Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Image of Modernist Cuisine at Home
by Nathan Myhrvold, Maxime Bilet
The Cooking Lab

Image of Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts
by Alice Medrich
Artisan

Image of Vietnamese Home Cooking
by Charles Phan
Ten Speed Press

Sally Swift's Picks

Image of Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America
by Maricel E. Presilla
W. W. Norton & Company

Image of Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts
by Alice Medrich
Artisan

Image of The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink
by Kevin Young
Bloomsbury USA

Image of Charred & Scruffed
by Adam Perry Lang
Artisan

Image of Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking
by Pati Jinich
Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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