EAT IT UP: News for Cooks (& Bartenders)

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Every Good Cocktail Deserves a Great Canapé
Every Good Cocktail Deserves a Great Canapé


  1. R U ready to party like it’s Nineteen.Sixty.Three? Serve Susan Holt’s “Mad Men-Themed Snacks” at your next cocktail soirée!
  2. Think you’re the next Paula Deen? How2heroes is a site where food enthusiasts interact with a growing online video-viewing audience.
  3. Does your middle-schooler have the spirit and soul of Julia Child? Check out Del Monte’s Stirring Up Health recipe contest.
  4. Is your cooking repertoire lacking a perfectly memorable Skillet Macaroni & Cheese? Bookmark Serious Eat’s take on a new Food52 entry submitted by Jennifer Hess of Last Night’s Dinner.
  5. Need inspiration for an end-of-summer cocktail that will erase all memories of what went wrong with your summer vacation? Look no further: Molly Lehman has uncovered Round Robin Bar’s Fall Foliage (featuring burnt-orange Grand Marnier) in her piece written for the Washingtonian.

EAT IT UP: Cookbooks in the News

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Sheila Lukins (Copyright Parade Magazine)

Sheila Lukins (Copyright Parade Magazine)

1. Influential chef and Silver Palate Cookbook author, Sheila Lukins, dies at age 66.

2. Recipe writers take note: Amanda Hesser has a new year-long food52 project in which participant’s winning contributions will go into a cookbook to be published by HarperStudio.

3. In Scotland, “The How Not to Cookbook: Lessons Learned the Hard Way,” features entries from 1,000 people outlining their mishaps in the kitchen.

4. If a professional chef could pick just one cookbook, what would it be and why?

5. Which classic cookbooks do you turn to?