Our favorite cookbook expert and host of the popular Salt + Spine podcast, Brian Stewart, is back for our 3rd annual cookbook gift guide episode. Brian shares his picks for the best cookbooks of 2020 in categories that reflect this strange and difficult year. For example: Tired of cooking — but know you can’t stop? He’s got a cookbook for you! Need your teen to step up and help in the kitchen? We’ve got a cookbook for that — and so much more too!
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Our King of Cookbooks Returns
Three years running, we’ve had the pleasure of reviewing the year in cookbooks with Brian Stewart of Salt + Spine podcast. We can’t just have Brian give basic recommendations, oh no no no, each year we give him wildly specific categories to ensure that we get the very best cooks for parents, kids, and other busy home cooks.
You Can Peruse the List Above While You Listen, but Here Are a Few Other Things We Discussed with Brian This Year.
His most used cookbook (still) Repertoire by Jessica Battilana
His most used cookbook from this year: Eat What You Want by Gaby Dalkin
Brian’s fave (food) podcast in 2020 Communal Table hosted by Kat Kinsman & Home Cooking with Samin Nosrat
Other DIJFY Episodes You Should Check Out
Brian Stewart — Our Favorite Cookbook Expert
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Brian Stewart is the host of Salt + Spine podcast where he fosters deeper conversations about food, recipes, and how they impact our lives with writer, cookbook authors and more. Featuring interviews with leading authors, Salt + Spine explores the art and craft of cookbooks, looking at both new and vintage cookbooks and the inspirations behind them — the compelling people who create them — and their impact on home cooks and the culinary world.
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