Diana Kennedy wins at James Beard 2011 awards
Last week the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of its annual awards, which include cookbooks. Cookbook of the year was Oaxaca al Gusto by Diana Kennedy. Amanda Hesser’s The Essential New York Times Cook Book won the general cooking category. On Food and Cooking: The Science & Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee was inducted into the cookbook hall of fame. Imagine that? A cookbook hall of fame!