November 27, 2007 9:31 AM
By Linda Perney
If all they want for Christmas is a cookbook, here are eight of the year's best.
ALICE WATERS: THE ART OF SIMPLE FOOD. Alice Waters set out to change the way we eat, and succeeded. From her came the dicta: Eat local, and a million farmers' markets sprang into being. This book combines her philosophy with explanations of technique that can become a tad tiresome (two pages on how to roast a...
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