Penny Pollack’s Favorite Cookbooks of 2010

FEAST ON THIS: Our annual roundup of the year’s most desirable cookbooks, perfect gifts for the foodie in your family

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Reinventing the Classics

Reinventing the Classics
edited by Dana Cowin, $29.95
I really like recipes that come with pictures. (I want to know what the finished product is supposed to look like.) And I really like recipes that give all the pertinent information up front: number of servings, prep time, steps involved. (I want to know exactly what I’m getting into.) And I really like recipes of familiar food with a little pizzazz. Like caesar salad with tofu croutons, flatbread lasagna, and apple pie bars. And that’s why I really like this cookbook.



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