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269: The Best Cookbooks of 2023 with Brian Stewart of Salt + Spine

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The Best Cookbooks of the Year with Brian Stewart of the Salt + Spine podcast

It’s time for our 6th annual Best Cookbooks of the Year episode with Brian Stewart of the Salt + Spine podcast. This isn’t your average cookbooks of the year list: we prompt Brian to curate a list specifically for busy home cooks. From the best cookbooks for tired parents to the best cookbooks to gift kids who love to cook (or teenagers who don’t but really should), this list has you covered.

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About Our Guest: Brian Stewart

A once-budding chef, Brian passed on a culinary school degree to pursue journalism. Brian has worked extensively in journalism and new media, conducting hundreds of interviews throughout his career, including time spent covering food culture and personalities in the Midwest. Brian is a native of Iowa, where he studied journalism, English, and American studies. To follow Brian, subscribe to Salt + Spine on Substack, join his #talkcookbooks community, follow Salt + Spine on Instagram, and subscribe to the Salt + Spine podcast.

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