Cookbook Scavenger: James Beard Winners

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James Beard Award winning cookbooks are recognized as the year’s best works by a panel of journalists, editors, and culinary teachers. Judges look for overall excellence and evaluate “content, accuracy, design, and writing style.”

We searched the James Beard Award archives and came up with this list of books that picked up the prestigious award in 1999 and 2000 and are now on sale at


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