Snapshot: Alice Signed My Cookbooks, 33 Years Apart

I bought a cookbook last month for the author’s signature inside.  My Pantry, by Alice Waters, arrived yesterday in a box on my doorstep. Food52.com offered the signed copies through their online shop, so there were several degrees of separation between me and Alice in this transaction. That was not the case the first time…

Baked Eggs

Amanda Hesser’s foodie cred and writer bona fides fill me with awe and reverence. Specifically, she’s the author of several excellent books, a former New York Times reporter, and co-founder of a terrific blog called Food 52, to name just a few of her achievements. In her spare time, she’s on a mission to bring…