Lisa Cherkasky' s new cookbook, Now You're The Chef: A Cookbook Companion to a Smart Girls Guide: Cooking with American Girl Publishing, will be out in March. http://www.americangirlpublishing.com/product/new-youre-the-chef-a-cookbook-companion-to-a-smart-girls-guide-cooking/; http://www.americangirlpublishing.com/authors/lisa-cherkasky/
Carla Hall was profiled in Serious Eats' Special Sauce: Carla Hall on Crank Calls, Hot Chicken, and Unlocking Your Creativity http://www.seriouseats.com/2016/01/special-sauce-podcast-interview-carla-hall-ed-levine.html https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/special-sauce-with-ed-levine/id1054509922?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Nona Nielsen-Parker is a winner of the sixth Annual Good Food Award: Pickles category for her Pickled Hakurei Turnips. Good Food USA Retailers Collaborative created the competition to recognize outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. http://www.goodfoodawards.org http://www.goodfoodawards.org/winners/. The January 15 awards ceremony in San Francisco was sponsored by Bi Rite Market, William Sonoma and other retailers. Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini was the keynote speaker and Alice Waters and Nell Newman served as awards presenters. Nona's winning pickles will be available in Atwater's next summer when they can get more Hakurei turnips and will be offered for sales as well as show up in soup garnishes and salads!
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